Finger Lakes wine country has been voted one of the top ten most beautiful wine countries in the world! Visit us at Knapp and see for yourself.
Once a month Knapp Vineyard Restaurant hosts an evening wine dinner complete with sparkling reception and a five course dinner. Gene Pierce famously sabers the tops of Glenora Wine Cellars sparkling wine in the Knapp Barrel Room and serves it to our guests in frosted champagne glasses. Our Executive Chef, John McNabb prepares a gourmet meal sourcing most of his ingredients from local farms which includes our very own estate grown vegetables in season. The menu for each month can take us from one end of the world to another or simply be fun and scrumptious. The portions are generous and each course is served with a white and a red wine. The wines served include Knapp premium wines, Glenora Wine Cellar Wines and vinifera wines from our friends at Zugibe Vineyards on the east side of Seneca Lake. It is a Finger Lakes experience not to miss.
|Date:||Sat, Nov 15, 2014|
|Time||6:30 PM to 10:00 PM|
|Venue:||Knapp Vineyard Restaurant|
There is no tolerance for the temperance movement at this wine dinner, and no need to turn our Vineyard Restaurant into a speakeasy. Chef John will cook up a menu based on the life styles of Al Capone and Bugsy Siegal. Clams casino perhaps, and other gourmet delights because they lived the style of the rich and famous. For this dinner consider yourself rich and famous! This five course dinner will be paired beautifully with premium wines from Knapp Winery, Zugibe Vineyards and Glenora Wine Cellars. Please purchase your tickets on line to reserve your spot.
1st Course- Oysters Rockefeller
Fresh Blue Point Oyster Rockefeller Served over a wilted spinach and bacon salad with Anisette cream
Knapp Winery, NV Brut & Glenora Wine Cellars, 2013 Pinot Blanc
2nd Course- Bloody Mary Soup
Zesty tomato soup finished with frizzled garlic, Roasted celery crème fraiche and vodka bruschetta
Zugibe Vineyards, 2011 Gruner Veltliner & Knapp Winery 2013 Pinot Gris
3rd course- Parisian Gnocchi
Herb & garlic Parisian style pan fried gnocchi in a pool of Knapp Grappa cream sauce with frizzled pancetta and fried basil
Chateau LaFayette Reneau, 2010 Cabernet Franc &
Knapp Winery, 2013 Pinot Noir
4th Course- Manhattan Short ribs
Slow roasted short ribs with a whiskey glaze, served over whipped Yukon gold potatoes with a tart cherry and Vermouth sauce and roasted Brussel sprouts
Knapp Winery, 2012 Lemberger & Zugibe Vineyard, 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon
Entremets- Crème De menthe and espresso granita
5th Course- Brandied crisp
Fresh pear and apple crisp topped with Knapp Brandied caramel sauce and Cayuga Creamery’s Rum Raisin Ice Cream with cinnamon whipped cream
Glenora Wine Cellars, NV Port & Caramel Apple Martini