Another successful wine tasting August 17, 2011!
Our wine tasting was such a huge success in May that we just had to have another one. The house was filled and spilling into the restaurant, which was also full. Good time was had by all.
Mario made special dishes to mix well with the wines served.
Fresh Mission Figs & Prosciutto, finished w zabaglione cream
Baked Brie en Crute
Mini Croissants filled w Lobster Salad
Acrobat Pinot Gris, 09, Oregon
Shrimp Abruzzi developed by Mario more than 30 years ago, combines the subtle sweet flavor of Marsala and the ocean scent of black tiger shrimp
Gravlax w Créme Freche
Axis Sauvignon Blanc, 08, California
Homemade Fettuccine Alfredo w White Truffle
Homemade Ravioli w Bolognese Sauce
Mercer “Dead Canyon” Cabernet, 08, California
boneless veal loin, braised and poached,
cooled and served with a tonno (tuna) sauce
Masi Campofiorin, 07, Italy
Rosa Regale Brachetto D’acqui, 08, Italy
AND A SURPRISE TASTING OF ONE OF THE “KING OF WINES”
TO CULMINATE A VERY SPECIAL EVENING.
Slide show with more photos