Portland Wine Tasting: Wine and Dinner Sampling Event Feb. 22, 2011

Portland Wine Tasting: Wine and Dinner Sampling Event Feb. 22, 2011

Portland Wine Tasting: Wine and Dinner Sampling Event Feb. 22, 2011

Here at West Cafe in downtown Portland, we are excited to be offering another wine tasting and dinner sampling event. We will be serving five small plate courses uniquely paired with a compatible wine selection.

You don’t need to be a wine buff to attend; this is a great way to learn about wines and how they interact and mingle with particular flavors and dishes, not to mention an exquisite meal and great for date-night!

This event starts at 7pm on February 22, 2011. Dinner is $35 per person and 10% will be donated to St. Stephen’s to provide food for needy families. we recommend making your reservation today.  We’ll see you there!

Check out our unique and specialized menu for the evening:

Course 1
2009 Torres Vina Esmerelda (dry Muscat/Gewurztraminer), Penedes, Spain – Spanish Rice Cake with tomato coulis & black olive tapanade garnish

Course 2
2009 d’Arenburg Hermit Crab Marsanne/Viognier, Adelaide, AUS – A White Fish Stew with leeks, shrimp, Dungeness crab & white wine broth

Course 3
2008 Man o’ War Merlot / Cab Franc, Waihekie Island, NZ – Marion berry Glazed Duck Breast with brown rice pilaf & roasted broccolini spear

Course 4
2003 Roddolo Barbera, Monforte d’Alba, Piedmont, IT –Chicken Mole Tart, chicken braised on chilis & chocolate served in a pastry cup with mashed potatoes & green beans

Course 5
2006 Santa Ema Amplus (Carmenere blend), Colchagua Valley, Chile – Valrhona’s Dark Chocolate Ganache torte with salted chocolate cookie crust & cashew garnish

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