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Tastings at the Taubman

Wine + Dine

Thursday, January 18, 2018

6:30pm - 9:00pm

ages 21+

Enjoy the best view of downtown Roanoke from the Top of the Taubman with a uniquely curated dining experience. The evening will begin with a guided tour of the galleries, followed by a sparkling reception with live music. Featuring the culinary creations of Blue Ridge Catering's Owner Mark Baldwin, along with tasting notes provided by a professional sommelier from Blue Ridge Beverage.

Last year's four-course menu featured: 

Amuse-bouche:
Buttermilk Fried Chicken, Open Faced Buttermilk Biscuit, Spicy VA Honey & Bourbon Smoked Sea Salt

Course 1:
Roasted Parsnip Soup with Black Garlic Seared Scallop, Cornbread Croutons, Chive Crème Fraiche
paired with Sokol Blosser Pinot Gris

Course 2:
Duck Confit with Hand-Made Butternut Squash Gnocchi, Spinach and Shitake Mushroom, Foggy Ridge Cider Gastrique, Shaved Manchego Cheese
paired with Catania Ribera del Duero

Course 3:
Braised Beef Short Rib with Red Wine Demi-Glace, Topped with Crispy Sunchokes, Parmesan Polenta and Broccolini with Shallot Butter
paired with St. Supery Cabernet

Course 4:
Trio of Desserts:
Chocolate Crème Brulée;
Lemon Bar, Blackberry Coulis, Fresh Blackberries;
Petite Strawberry Shortcake, Chantilly Cream, Grand Marnier Macerated Strawberries
paired with Ferrari Carano Eldorado Gold

Dress: Jacket recommended but not required.

The 2017 Wine + Dine was generously sponsored by:

Wine and Dine Sponsors