Tuesday, March 16, 2010

South American Wine Dinner at the Cave

This just in from the Cave (courtesy of their weekly newsletter)...

Sunday March 28, 2010 5:30 pm
$70 per person (tax & gratuity included) Reservations Required

Learn about the wines and regional cuisine of Chile, Spain and Argentina as The Cave goes international!! They are featuring four courses and three wine flights. Guests will be greeted with Spain's Sparkling Cava upon arrival then seated for dinner and fun. The tables will be set with Fried Yucca and Salsa a la Huanciana The Following three courses with feature three wines that will be tasted side-by-side with one dish each course to pair with all three wines.

Course One - Whites San Telmo Torrentes, Argentina Casa Lapostolle Sauvignon Blanc, Chile Vionta Albarino, Spain with Tres Formas de Mariscos: Cebiche Chilled Mussels, Clams and Scallop Fried Shrimp and Calamari with Grilled Sweet Potatoes

Course Two - Medium Bodied Reds Terrazas Malbec Reserva, Argentina Casa Lapostolle Carmenere, Chile Marquis de Grinon Summa, Spain with Salchicha a la Parrilla Marinados Grilled, Marinated Argentinian and Banger Sausages Yellow Corn with Jalapeno Butter and Peruvian Potatoes

Course Three - THE BIG BOYS of the Regions Cheval des Andes, Argentina Numanthia Toro, Spian Casa Lapostolle Clos Apalta, Chile with Pata de Covdero y Coure con Mani Lamb Shank, Argentina Style with wild Greens, White Beans and Peanuts

Dessert: Plantanos Fritos Sweet Battered Plantains, Macerated Cherries and Fresh Cream

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