Wine Stains 4/25/11: Highs + Lows with Mr. Hill

Please join Seth Hill of Alchemy Wine and the staff of Journeyman on Monday April 25 at our second installment of Wine Stains, a monthly wine dinner where the drinks get all the attention. Seating, at communal tables, is available at 6:00, 7:00, and 8:00pm.

This time, we’ve paired the pairings; each course will be served alongside at least two drinks! We’ll start with a flight of some our favorite vermouth-style aperitifs, compare two Belgian-style sour beers, challenge the norm with a red wine that drinks like a white + a white wine that acts like a red, then compare two wildly different Cabernet Francs, and end with two of our favorite sparkling wines for spring.

$85 for 4 courses with multiple beverages paired with each course.

Assorted small bites

with
Flight of Vermouths
Sutton Cellars Brown Label Vermouth (USA), Cocchi Americano Aperitivo (Italy), Dolin Blanc Vermouth(France)

Wheatberry Risotto
bone marrow, herbs, pea tendrils

with
Sour-style beers
Panil “Bariquee” & Cantillon “Bruocsella 1900 Grand Cru”

Spanish Mackerel
Potato, Tarragon

with
Category-foiling wines
Frères Grosjean “Premetta” & Heidi Schröck “Furmint”

Pork Knuckles
Parsnip, Radish, Greens

with
Cabernet Francs from the Loire
Clos Rougeard “Les Poyeux” Saumur-Champigny & Domaine de la Pepiere “La Pepie”

Pistachio
Treacle, Raspberry

with
Lesser-known sparklers
Camillo Donati Malvasia Dolce & Patrick Bottex Bugey-Cerdon

Assorted Mignardises
with
Coffee or Tea

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