AIWF 12th Annual Big Red Winemaker Dinner
AIWF annual fundraiser for culinary and winemaking scholarships. Held at Barking Frog Apr 28. 6-course dinner created by chef Bobby Moore to pair with 8 wines. Hosted by 6 winemakers or winery principals.
Every guest is seated with a winemaker or winery principal.
paired with a Mystery wine
Smoked Salmon Belly Salad
Marinated Fennel, Watercress, Wild Mushrooms, White Balsamic Garlic Vinaigrette
paired with Chaleur Estate Savignon Blanc
Roasted Lamb Loin
Chickpea Cake, Cucumber Raita, Red Pepper Relish
paired with Tranche 2007 and Kontos Alatus Blend 2009
Braised Short Ribs
Creamy Polenta, Pickled Spring Vegetables, Veal Demi
paired with Brian Carter Trentenaire 2008 and Efeste Final Final 2009
Grilled New York Steak
Smoked Blue Cheese Fingerlings, Apple Smoked Bacon, Fine Herbs
paired with Barrage Outcast 2009 and Salida Fuego Sagrado 2010
Orange Blossom Crème Fraîche Panna Cotta
Rhubarb Compote, Angelica Gelee, Oatmeal Cookie
WINERIES and WINEMAKERS
Barrage Cellars :: Kevin Correll, winemaker :: Outcast 2009, Cabernet Franc
"Barrage Cellars is a boutique winery, located in Woodinville, WA. Kevin Correll, owner and winemaker, is a one man operation who makes wine in the true Garagiste fashion with a focus on terroir and 100% varietals."
Brian Carter Cellars :: Brian Carter :: Trentenaire 2008
"Brian Carter Cellars is the first winery in Washington State to focus exclusively on an array of hand-crafted European-style blended wines, showcasing Brian's personal passion for blending wines from Washington State's unique terroir."
Efeste :: Peter Devison :: Final Final 2009
"EFESTĒ was founded on family tradition, union of friendship, and passion for great wine and food. Our wines begin their lives in the best areas of Washington"
Kontos Cellars :: Cameron Kontos :: Alatus Blend 2009
"Cameron's own style of winemaking has evolved and matured with time. The blending of the Alatus is of primary importance. He then focuses on blending wines within the same varietial but from various vineyards throughout the Walla Walla Valley."
Salida Winery :: Doug McCrea :: Fuego Sagrado
"Doug McCrea has been one of Washington wine's pioneers...After several decades of exploring Rhone grapes, McCrea has now set his sites on Spanish varieties."
Tranche Cellars (Mike Corliss wine maker) :: Susy Mendoza :: Tranche Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
"It's about being true and authentic to the classic styles of wines in the world. Throughout our Estate Vineyards, we cultivate a diverse collection of some of the world's most interesting grape varietals."
We have slightly changed the theme of our annual Washington Syrah Winemaker dinner and scholarship fundraiser to a 'Big Red' theme - including WA Syrahs, Cabs, Merlots and other red varietals our state has to offer! Also, we are returning to our annual springtime schedule.
For more event information contact Craig Eaton, event chair :: firstname.lastname@example.org
RSVP's will be via Brown Paper Tickets - info to follow
AIWF is a 501-c 3 non profit organization founded in 1981 by Julia Child, Robert Mondavi and Richard Graff.
Barking Frog Restaurant at Willows Lodge (View)
14580 NE 145th Street
Woodinville, WA 98072
|Minimum Age: 21|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|