Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Morton's Back Bay Presents: Mondavi Wine Makers Dinner

Do any of us really know as much about wine as we'd like to?  Raise your hand if you peruse the wine list at restaurants, order a glass based solely on the thought "I like Pinot Noir right? Or is it Merlot I like?", swirl the glass when its delivered to your table (willing it not to spill), smell it purely hoping for nothing acrid and taste not knowing what to expect.  Go ahead-raise them high-don't be ashamed.  For many of us wine isn't our expertise.  What if you had the chance though to sit down to dinner with a wine maker and dine and imbibe with an expert?  Morton's has arranged an evening to make this very idea come true.

Courtesy of Morton's
On Tuesday, March 22, 2011, Morton's will be hosting another of their famous Wine Makers Dinners, this time featuring Mondavi wine maker, Peter Mondavi Jr, of the Charles Krug Winery.  Throughout this dinner you will get an inside peak into the vineyard, as well as a discussion with Peter Mondavi Jr. 

The menu for the evening:

Reception:

Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes
Belgian Endive with Blue Cheese
Tuna Tartare, Diced Tomato and Avocado
Charles Krug, St. Helena - Napa Valley, Sauvignon Blanc, 2010

First Course:

Mixed Field Greens topped with Grilled Colossal Shrimp
Charles Krug, Carneros Chardonnay, 2009
Second Course:
Courtesy of Morton's
Filet Mignon served with Chive Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Tomato stuffed with Sautéed Spinach, Shiitake Mushrooms
Charles Krug, Vintage Selection - 125th Anniversary, Cabernet Sauvignon, 1980
Charles Krug, Vintage Selection, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2006
Charles Krug, Vintage Selection - 150th Anniversary, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2008
Cheese Course:

Green Hill (Jersey Cow Milk Cheese)
Roasted Wild Rice (Gouda)
GoreDawnZola (Gorgonzola)
Snow Drop (Goat Cheese)
Charles Krug, Zinfandel Port, Lot XIV
Dessert:
Chocolate Covered Strawberries
 
Details:
Wine Makers Dinner at Morton's Back Bay
March 22, 2011
6:30 pm Reception, 7:00 pm Dinner
Cost: $150.00 pp, inclusive of tax and gratuity
Reservations: 617-266-5108

2 comments:

Medifast Coupons said...

What a great event this will be.

Lauren said...

Are you going to this? It sounds...yum!

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