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GRAND VINTNER'S DINNER - featuring Catena with Pablo Piccolo

Bodega Catena Zapata is a familyowned winery located in Mendoza, in the sub appellation of Agrelo, Argentina. The winery structure is distinguished by its pyramid-like design based on Mayan architecture. Its wines have contributed to raising the profile of Argentina as a hub for wine production. Please join native son of Mendoza, Pablo Piccolo who was virtually raised among the vineyards of Argentina.

Reception 6pm • 4-Course Dinner 7pm

Catena Zapata Catena Chardonnay
Oyster with Mango Caviar and Star Anise Mignonette
Crayfish “Nantua” Bisque, Creole Oil
Spiced Chicken Tostada, Pineapple-Basil Salsa
Crispy Pork Belly, Stone Fruit Brûlée

Catena Alta Chardonnay
Pan Seared Day Boat Scallops, Seared Foie Gras, Quince Paint, Candied Walnuts, Vanilla Bean Foam
Catena Alta Malbec
Miso Braised Short Rib, Mushroom Scented Braising Liquids, Root Cellar Vegetables, Black Radish Mostarda
Nicolas Catena Zapata
Cocoa Nib Dusted Lamb Ribeye, Bone Marrow Beignet, Pomme Puree, Carrot Top Chimmichurri
High Mountain Vines Malbec
Spiced Chocolate Tartlet, Candied Fennel, Sarsaparilla Mousse, Banana Butter

$104.95 per person, plus tax and gratuity

The Grand Vintner’s Dinners, now a Winter Wine Festival tradition, fully express the epitome of the Festival’s philosophy on the marriage of food and wine. Hosted by winemakers from the finest wineries around the world, each dinner starts with a meet and greet wine reception with passed hors d’oeuvres. Chef Ken Lingle then presents a dinner with ingredients carefully selected to enhance each wine. Service is in the dramatic presidential style by a highly trained staff, a spectacle not to be missed.