A Paired Comparison of Old World and New World Wines

Look forward to another sommelier's tasting dinner with aged wines. If you are joining for the first time, review comments on our recent meetings to get a sense what our tasting dinners are about.

All wines will be tasted together and analyzed by our team of Certified Wine Specialists and Sommeliers. A great learning experience for the wine beginner and connoisseur alike! 

Here's the full event overview:http://goo.gl/T76mMi

First Course

Jumbo Lump Blue Crab Cake

Tomato Jam, Balsamic Reduction, Micro Herbs

served with

Saint Hilaire Limoux Sparkling, Languedoc, France

Second Course

Roasted Beet Salad

Gold Beets, Fennel, Drake’s Family Goat Cheese, Toasted Pine Nuts, Citronette

served with

2011 Achaval Ferrer Malbec, Argentina

2010 Clos La Coutale Malbec, Cahors, France

Third Course

Seared Sea Scallops

Creamed Corn, Hon-Shimeji Mushrooms,

Strawberry-Rhubarb Sauce

served with

1996 Varaldo Barolo, Piemonte Italy

2009 Kingston Pinot Noir, Casablanca, Chile

Fourth Course

Tomatillo Braised Pork Spare Ribs

Tomatillo-BBQ Glaze, Grilled Squash, Black Bean Purée, Micro Epazote

served with

1994 Northstar Merlot, Napa Valley, USA

1983 Chateau Chasse Spleen, Bordeaux, France

Dessert

Cinnamon Roll Cheesecake

Kahlúa Icing

served with

2001 Ridge Zinfandel Paso Robles, USA


Total evening at $120 with everything included. You can RSVP now.


CHECK OUT our last event here:  http://foodandwineaesthetics.com/2013/09/09/san-diego-wine-society-wine-drinkers-are-gamblers/

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  • Dwight F.

    Just ask for the San Diego Wine Society.

    October 12, 2013

  • Lance

    It's my first event, who's the reservation under, you name or Meet group

    October 12, 2013

  • Tamra

    I'm sorry I'll have to cancel, I've been furloughed from my job, but hope to join the meet up soon.

    October 3, 2013

  • Tracy

    Sorry, not a seafood fan either, nor beet salad;(. Enjoy!

    October 3, 2013

  • Art S.

    My apologies for canceling but thanks to the government shutdown, I've been furloughed from my job. I'm looking forward to the next opportunity.

    1 · October 3, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks for sending the menu! I didn't realize this was a seafood restaurant. Maybe next time!! :)

    October 3, 2013

  • Dwight F.

    Yes. The price includes gratuity.

    September 24, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    When you say "includes everything" does that mean gratuity as well? Thanks!

    September 24, 2013

  • Keith

    Sorry Ill miss it. Crush will be ON starting very soon. Ill be punching down ferments until mid November.

    September 10, 2013

  • Jim S.

    I hate to miss again but I'll be traveling & photographing (and drinking Old World wine!) in Italy during this time.

    September 10, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll miss tasting with you, I've relocated to St. Petersburg, FL, if you will, please remove me from your group- thanks for the lessons!

    September 9, 2013

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