Tastings at the Taubman

Wine + Dine

Thursday, January 18, 2018

6:30pm - 9:30pm

ages 21+

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Enjoy an evening to remember with inspiring artwork, delicious cuisine and distinctive wines!

Guests begin the evening with a private guided gallery tour with exhibiting artist Joan Tanner, whose work has been featured in museums and galleries across the United States. Tanner's solo exhibition, NoTiNoRdeR, features her works on paper spanning three decades.   

Following the guided tour, guests will transition to an intimate theater for a guided, coursed dining experience with live acoustic Spanish guitar music. Tasting notes for each course will be led by head chef and owner of Blue Ridge Catering, Mark Baldwin, and third generation vineyard owner Pablo Rodriguez of Hispano Bodegas.

Amuse Bouche:
Charcuterie Tapas: variety of Spanish cheeses, serrano ham, chorizo, olives, and peppers
Paired with: Rose of Tempranillo, 2016

1st Course:
Tapas Trio: croquettas de pollo / serrano wrapped dates, marcona almonds and valdeon blue cheese / petite tortilla espanola
Paired with: Anier Verdejo Rueda, 2013

2nd Course:
Paella mixta, shrimp, mussels, and chicken
Paired with: Valdelacierva Crianza Rioja, 2012

3rd Course:
Grilled iberico pork, smoked cauliflower puree, braised red cabbage, pork jus, apple mostarda
Paired with:12 Linajes Roble Ribera del Duero, 2011

4th Course
Black garlic lamb, smoked eggplant puree, brussel sprouts, sherry vinegar-thyme shitake mushrooms & black garlic-mustard demi glace
Paired with: Valdelamillo Reserva Rioja, 2010

5th Course:
Tasting Trio of Desserts: churros with cinnamon sugar & chocolate sauce / crema catalana / olive oil cake with orange curd & white chocolate crumb

Wine + Dine is sponsored in part by: Blue Ridge BeverageHispano Bodegas and Lighting Ninja

Dress: Jacket recommended, but not required.

Tickets: $110 each | Pre-registration required