Join us Thursday, March 21st, 2019 for our Spring Wine Dinner, a wine pairing dinner featuring the culinary talent of Chef Jeff Anderson with wines from renowned Sonoma winery Gundlach Bundschu. Tom Conrad, sales manager from Gundlach Bundschu, will be introducing each wine and sharing stories about the historic winery.
Founded in 1858, Gundlach Bundschu is California’s oldest family winery. For six generations, the Bundschu family has been producing some of the most sought after wines in the world. This dinner is an opportunity to enjoy some of America’s best wines with food pairings by one of the most talented chefs in the Midwest.
At the dinner, each guest will receive a ticket for a complimentary winery tour at Gundlach Bundschu in Sonoma to use on their next visit to wine country.
Course 1 – Chardonnay – Gougeres: Cheese cream puffs, lemon brie fondue, and crispy sausage
Course 2 – Gewurztraminer – Curry: fried duck, potatoes, peanuts, spiced lime oil
Course 3 – Mountain Red – Spaetzle: herb dumpling pasta, roasted mushrooms, tasso ham, sweet potato, brown butter
Course 4 – Cabernet – Short Ribs: spice braised beef, smoked cauliflower, cornbread
Dessert: Petit Fours
About the Winery
Gundlach Bundschu – For six generations and over 150 years, the Bundschu family has farmed the Rhinefarm estate vineyard at the crossroads of the Sonoma Valley, Carneros and Napa Valley appellations. Today, they focus on making small lots of ultra-premium wines from this distinctive and historic property.
About the Chef
Jeff Anderson is the Corporate Chef at Blue Plate Restaurant Co. and has served as Executive Chef at numerous celebrated Twin Cities restaurants including The Lowry and The Freehouse. His amazing ‘cooking from scratch’ style has earned him quite the following. Jeff makes everything in house and that will be the case for our Spring Wine Dinner.
Jeff is a familiar face in the kitchen at Coteau des Prairies Lodge where he has already put together some incredible beer pairing dinners. His previous pairings at the lodge featured Brau Brothers Brewing Co., Lucid Brewing Co., Fargo Brewing Co., Fulton Brewing Co., Fernson Brewing Co., and Summit Brewing Co.
The event is on Thursday, March 21st, 2019 at Coteau des Prairies Lodge. Everyone is welcome, but space is limited and meals are available by reservation only. Alcohol will be served only to those over 21 years of age. The price is $85 per person. The meal includes a gourmet five course meal and 2-3oz. of wine served with four courses. Water and coffee will be provided. Sodas and additional alcoholic beverages will be sold at the bar. Doors open at 4pm, guests are welcome to come early, tour the lodge and enjoy refreshments served at the bar. When you arrive at the lodge, sign your party in with our hostess. Guests will be seated for the meal promptly at 6pm.