MAY 20th: SPARKMAN CELLARS WINE DINNER
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 5:45PM
Nell's Restaurant

 

In the words of Nathan Barker, our wine steward and manager:

"I've got my second wine dinner at Nell's Restaurant coming up on May 20th. I gotta say that I have been very lucky to land one of Washington's brightest wine making stars.  Chris Sparkman of Sparkman Cellars is going to be putting on a show here at Nell's.

I have been workin' with and for Chris for a couple of years now and this man can make some wine. He's been pulling down accolades from all over the wine world and I get to showcase his new releases alongside an amazing spring menu designed by Chef Philip Mihalski! The menu celebrates  all the best that Washington in the spring has to offer. I'm talkin' halibut, ramps, salmon and morels. Six courses and seven wines for $85 bucks this is going to be the event of the spring! Maybe even the the whole year."

 

SPARKMAN CELLARS WINE DINNER MENU
Sunday, May 20, 2012
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6:15 PM Reception
Passed Hors d’ Oeuvres
Pearl Sauvignon Blanc, Columbia Valley 2011

. . . 

7:00 PM Dinner

Local Halibut with English Peas, Kohlrabi Slaw, Yogurt, Cucumber and Mint
Apparition Roussanne, Columbia Valley 2011

. . .

Nettle Agnolotti with Pea Vines and Morel Mushrooms
Stella Mae, Red Mountain 2009
Ruby Leigh, Red Mountain 2009

. . .

Wild King Salmon with Yakima Asparagus, Wild Ramps, and Ginger, Veal Jus
Preposterous Malbec, Red Mountain 2010

. . . 

Grilled Venison with Celery Root Puree, Fava Beans and Rhubarb Jus
Ruckus Syrah, Columbia Valley 2010

. . . 

Chocolate and Strawberry Tart with Whipped Cream and Rhubarb Jelly
Warre’s, Late Bottle Vintage Port 2000

 

$85 per person
plus tax and gratuity

 

*Reservations are highly recommended for this event*

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