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An Evening with the Wine Maker - A Five-Course Wine-Paired Dinner

  • First Colony Winery 1650 Harris Creek Road Charlottesville, VA, 22902 United States (map)

Join us for an intimate and delicious five-course meal with Winemaker Gavin Baum. The Local of Charlottesville will provide a culinary journey crafted specifically to pair with First Colony wine. Throughout the evening, Gavin will share details, descriptions and personal anecdotes of each wine. Attendees will receive evening-only discounts on wine purchases and will be among the first to try as-yet-unreleased wines, including our 2017 Amazing Grace Viognier

Seating is limited to maintain an intimate and personal atmosphere. Make your reservation today! The deadline for tickets is Friday, April 13th. 

The Menu

Passed hors d'ouevres
Parmesan Frico with Cherry Jam and Whipped Brie
Crispy Starfruit with Porkbelly Lardons, Goat Cheese and Pickled Watermelon Rind
Gougeres with Country Ham Mousse
Paired with 2017 Rosé

Seared Sea Scallop over Panang Curry Risotto with Coconut Cranberry Coulis and Green Papaya-Mango Salad
Paired with 2017 Amazing Grace Viognier

Duck Confit Rillette with Dried Cherry-Lemberger Reduction, Arugula, Preserved Lemon and Duck Cracklings
Paired with 2016 Lemberger

Palate Cleanser
White Peach Sorbet

Marinated Bison Hanger Steak Au Poivre over Whipped Potatoes and Turnips with Roasted Garlic and Asparagus with a Blue Cheese-Green Peppercorn Bernaise
Paired with 2015 Petit Verdot Estate Reserve

Goat Cheese-Limoncello Cheese Cake with Chili Strawberry-Pomegranate Compote
Paired with 2017 Totier Creek White