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Wine Wednesday: Winemaker Dinner @ Current

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Next Monday, August 10th, beginning at 6:30 PM, Current Fish & Oyster and Francis Fecteau of Libation, Inc. will host the first in a series of educational wine dinners: "Meet the Winemaker." 

According to Fecteau, the event will feature the dry farmed, old vine wines of Mendocino."

Expert winemaker Sebastian Donoso will be on hand to chat with diners and highlight wines from Via Cellars and Trinafour.

Donoso will be presenting two wines from his up and coming wine label Via Cellars: a light bodied, crisp and aromatic Tocai Friulano; and a seafood friendly Nebbiolo Rose.

In addition, guests will also be tasting a Carignane and Petite Sirah from Donoso’s mentor Alex Macgregor’s Trinafour.

Chef Logen Crew will pair a special three course menu to pair with these beautiful terroir driven wines. Pastry Chef Alexa Norlin will round out the night with a tantalizing dessert.

The tentative dinner menu is as follows: 

First Course
Chilled Oyster- chilled cucumber gelee, sumac, sparkling yogurt
Trinafour Colombard

Second Course
Utah Trout Escabache- ajo blanco, smoked almond, citrus
House Cured Sardine- Sicilian flatbread, olives, heirloom tomato, cured yolk
Via Tocai Friulano
Via Nebbiolo Rose

Third Course
Braised Bacon Tortellini-shellfish butter, chanterelle, Utah corn
Apician Spiced Sea Bass- roasted roots, black truffle, chervil
Trinafour Carignane
Trinafour Petite Sirah

Dessert Course
Honey and lemongrass parfait
lime granita, strawberry gelée, toasted coconut


The cost for the Current winemaker dinner is $45 for Chef Logan's menu and $30 for the optional wine pairings. 

RSVP by emailing Amanda Hall: amanda@currentfishandoyster.com. 

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