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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.  Call us at 607.930.3495

May 2019
Taste of Mediterranean Wine Dinner
6:30 PM to 10:00 PM     Sat, May 25, 2019
Venue: Knapp Vineyard Restaurant

Ahh, the waters and the land of the Mediterranean region.  There are twenty-one countries that make up the Mediterranean and their diets are promoted heavily in many health magazines.  In their recipes hailed from Southern Italy, Greece, Morocco, and Spain dishes include brilliant herbs, nuts, and spices ranging from basil, capers, dill, cumin, and cinnamon to garlic, pine nuts, almonds, and saffron.  Let us surprise you! Paella, fish, hummus, couscous are all possibilities- stay tuned for the menu.  This is a five-course meal paired with premium wines from Knapp Winery, Chateau LaFayette Reneau Wine Cellars, Zugibe Vineyards and Glenora Wine Cellars. Please purchase your tickets on line to reserve your spot $78.75, includes tax and gratuity.  Also included is a sparkling wine reception before the meal!

1st Course- Couscous salad

Couscous, tomato concassé, chiffonade of basil, Kalamata olives, brined feta and lemon thyme vinaigrette served over radicchio lettuce and finished with fried artichoke hearts.
Glenora wine Cellars,2017 Dry Riesling & Knapp Winery, 2017 Pinot Gris

2nd Course- Moroccan Vegetable Tagine Soup

Sweet potato, garbanzo beans, apple, pepper, spinach and green chiles in a lightly spiced coconut milk and vegetable broth simmered and topped with harissa, cilantro and lime wedge
Chateau LaFayette Reneau, 2016 Syrah & Knapp Winery, 2017 Pinot Noir

3rd Course- Moussaka

Ground spiced lamb, eggplant, zucchini and Yukon gold potatoes layered and baked in a rich béchamel sauce. Finished with a roasted red pepper gremolata.
Knapp Winery, 2016 Lemberger, & Zugibe Vineyars, NV 4 Fred’s Red

4th Course- Halibut

Baked halibut finished with a lemon caper beurre blanc sauce over saffron jasmine rice, pickled onions, and baby squash.
Zugibe Vineyards, 2017 Sauvignon Blanc &   
Chateau LaFayette Reneau, 2017 Dry Riesling

5th Course-  Honey and pistachio roasted pears

Honey and sweet Riesling roasted pears served with sweetened pistachio mascarpone mousse, Riesling and honey sauce, spun sugar, and vanilla sabayon.
Chateau LaFayette Reneau, 2018 Sweet Riesling &
 KnappWinery, 2017 Vidal Blanc Iced Wine

$78.75 includes tax and gratuity.

Reserve your seats by buying your tickets onlineKnappwine.com

 

June 2019
Grilled & Braised Farm and Sea Wine Dinner
6:30 PM to 10:00 PM     Sat, Jun 15, 2019
Venue: Knapp Vineyard Restaurant

It’s all about technique.  Chef John McNabb is eager to flash his talents on the grill for this wine dinner.  Understanding cooking methods are vital to serving flavorful dishes, the temperatures and times of each main ingredient will be carefully watched and slow cooked when appropriate.  The results will be moist foods with deeper flavors and charred tastes. Farm to Sea means seasonal vegetables and local meats combined with the freshest seafood available.  This is a five-course meal paired with premium wines from Knapp Winery, Chateau LaFayette Reneau Wine Cellars, Zugibe Vineyards, and Glenora Wine Cellars. Please purchase your tickets online to reserve your spot $82.50, includes tax and gratuity.  Also included is a sparkling wine reception before the meal!

July 2019
Louisiana Boil Wine Dinner- 2019
6:30 PM to 10:00 PM     Sat, Jul 27, 2019
Venue: Knapp Vineyard Restaurant

Seafood, Cajun and music… Nothing sounds better than a pile high pan full of shrimp, potatoes, and corn spiced up just right with nothing but your fingers to lick when all is done—at least to some of us this is our idea of heaven.  This is the tease because our Executive Chef John McNabb always likes to put a bit of a twist in his menus.  So, though you might need a fork you will experience a luscious seafood experience fashioned after traditional Louisiana Boils with a backdrop of live Zydeco music.  This is a five-course meal paired with premium wines from Knapp Winery, Chateau LaFayette Reneau Wine Cellars, Zugibe Vineyards, and Glenora Wine Cellars. Please purchase your tickets online to reserve your spot. $82.50pp, includes tax and gratuity.

August 2019
Garlic Wine Dinner 2019
6:30 PM to 10:00 PM     Sat, Aug 17, 2019
Venue: Knapp Vineyard Restaurant

The garlic kiss—either you love it or you hate it.   There are many health benefits of garlic and when used in culinary delights from Chef McNabb, the dinner might just fix what ails you.  From the onset of the first course to the final crumbs of the last course, those who enjoy the aroma, and taste of garlic will thoroughly enjoy this flavorful dinner.  This is a five-course meal paired with premium wines from Knapp Winery, Chateau LaFayette Reneau Wine Cellars, Zugibe Vineyards, and Glenora Wine Cellars. Please purchase your tickets online to reserve your spot $78.25, includes tax and gratuity.

September 2019
Power of the Sea Wine Dinner 2019
6:30 PM to 10:00 PM     Sat, Sep 21, 2019
Venue: Knapp Vineyard Restaurant

Steamed, poached, grilled, baked and broiled, seafood seasoned with olive oil, lemon, basil, thyme, garlic, onion, tomatoes and accompanied by fresh local or recently harvested vegetables and greens is the theme of this delectable night.  Just reading about this brings the aromatic goodness to your senses.  In Chef John’s signature way of creating memorable wine dinners, his culinary prowess will ignite your sense of taste and guide you through the deliciousness of the sea.  This five-course dinner will be paired beautifully with premium wines from Knapp Winery, Chateau LaFayette Reneau Wine Cellars, Zugibe Vineyards, and Glenora Wine Cellars.  Please reserve your seats by buying your tickets online $82.50 per person, includes tax and gratuity.

October 2019
Farm to Table Harvest Wine Dinner
6:30 PM to 10:00 PM     Sat, Oct 19, 2019
Venue: Knapp Vineyard Restaurant

There is no better time to dine in the Finger Lakes.  A plethora of fresh vegetables, meats, and dairy are used during this incredibly fresh and bountiful harvest time. Our fresh ingredients are grown and produced locally and delivered to us, in some cases, the very same day. Our chef works with producers from across the street and around the region.  Together with the freshness of the season and his very creative culinary skills plus the wine from this terroir, this is a wine dinner not to miss.  This five-course dinner will be paired beautifully with premium wines from Knapp Winery, Zugibe Vineyards, and Glenora Wine Cellars. Please purchase your tickets online to reserve your spot. $78.25 includes tax and gratuity

November 2019
Jazz Wine Dinner- 2019
6:30 PM to 10:00 PM     Sat, Nov 16, 2019
Venue: Knapp Vineyard Restaurant

This dinner is paired with wine and music.  Each course will feature a music inspired entre from songs like- “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” featuring sourdough bread or “Cry Me a River” might include a salmon dish and “Georgia on My Mind” will dictate a peachy entree.  “Taste of Honey” will conclude with a dessert surprise. Whatever the song, the inspiration will be a delicious food and sound experience.  Live music is included at this wine dinner.  This five-course dinner will be paired beautifully with premium wines from Knapp Winery, Chateau LaFayette Reneau Wine Cellars, Zugibe Vineyards, and Glenora Wine Cellars $78.25 includes tax and gratuity. Please purchase your tickets online to reserve your spot.

December 2019
All Wrapped Up Wine Dinner 2019
6:30 PM to 10:00 PM     Sat, Dec 7, 2019
Venue: Knapp Vineyard Restaurant

 All Wrapped Up- It’s December and presents, lots of presents come to mind! Imagine your dinner full of presents! All dishes will be wrapped up in the likes of puff pastry, filo, bacon, en papillote.  Expect an aromatic and dazzling display of distinctive foods –all wrapped up. The only thing missing will be the bow!  This five-course dinner will be served with Knapp Winery, Chateau LaFayetter Reneau Wine Cellars, Zugibe Vineyards, and Glenora Wine Cellars. Please purchase your tickets online to reserve your spot.  $78.25 includes tax and gratuity.

 

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