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Second Annual Summer Rose’ Tasting

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Old and new friends gathered on June 25, 2017 to try nine rosé wines paired with Chef Steve’s imaginative hors d’ oeuvres. This delightful summer evening ended with a rainbow over 1300 Garrison Drive.

Hors d’ oeuvres

Spain & Portugal

  • Pan Seared Sea Scallops with Saffron Aioli Sauce
  • Grilled Cuban Roast Pork Sandwich Bites
  • Orange and Pomegranate Marinated Chicken Breast Skewers
  • Green Olive Tapenade with Pita Chips

France, Italy and Austria

  • Salad of Baby Arugula, Grilled Gulf Shrimp with Garlic, Herbs de Provence, French Vinaigrette
  • Mussels Marinara
  • Roquefort Cheese Deviled Egg with Acacia
  • Honeycomb Local Cantaloupe with Prosciutto

Oregon & California

  • White Flatbread Pizza with Grilled Local Zucchini, Yellow Squash and Spring Onions
  • Smoked Windmill Point Oysters with Mignonette Sauce
  • Pan Seared Ahi Tuna with Ginger Miso Sauce
  • Sushi Tuna Nigiri

On the Guest Tables

  • Popcorn with Smoked Paprika and Marcona Almonds
  • French Country Style Paté & Duck Paté with Mustard, Cornichons & French Bread


Spain & Portugal

  • 2016 Rio Madre Rioja Rosé; 100% Graciano
  • 2016 Broadbent Vinho Verde Rosé; Borrcal, Espadeiro, Amaral & Vinhao

France, Italy and Austria

  • 2016 Figuiere Magali Rosé, Cotes de Provence; Cabernet Sauvignon, Sryah, Grenache & Cinsault
  • 2016 Vitiano Rosato Umbria; Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Aleatico
  • 2016 Pratsch Rosé Nierderosterreich; Zweigelt

Oregon & California

  • 2016 Anne Amie Twelve Oaks Estate Rosé, Chehalem Mountains, OR; Pinot Gris
  • 2016 Hendry Napa Valley Rosé; Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Primitivo, Malbec & Cabernet Franc
  • 2016 Belle Glos Oeil de Perdrix Pinot Noir Blanc, Sonoma County
  • Bonus Wine: Vajra N. S. Della Neve Rosato Spumante, Barolo, Italy; Nebbiolo & Pinot Noir