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Taste of Mediterranean Wine Dinner

Date: Sat, May 25, 2019
Time 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Venue: Knapp Vineyard Restaurant
Phone: 6079303495

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.

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