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Eastern Block Wine Dinner

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Join us for a unique opportunity to visit the undervalued and undiscovered great wines of Eastern Europe. Each course will be led by a wine professional of the specific region. The dinner will feature the following food and wines:

1) Moldovan summer salad with house greens, herring, and smoked paprika vinagrette, served with 3 wines from Moldova, showcased by Serghei Gulceac of Sarego Imports:

- Crisecco brut, sparkling feteasca alba

- Fetasca Alba, Vinairia din Vale (light citrusy and crisp white)

- Rara neagara de Purcari (bold intense red)

2) Classic borscht with beef, beets, potatoes, cabbage, and traditional sour cream, served with 3 wines from Bulgaria, showcased by Rhys Davies of Parallel 43:

- Line Chardonnay (slightly orange chardonnay...delicious!)

- Line Pinot Noir (delightfully classic Pinot!)

- Bouquet (indigenous Bulgarian varietal- flowers and spice) 

3) Slow-cooked chicken paprikash, traditional entree of hungary, served with paprika cream sauce and house gnocchi, alongside 3 wines from Hungary, showcased by Jason McKechnie of Twisted Vines.

-Kiralyudvar Furmint Sec (dry furmint, gorgeously complex white)

-Peter Wetzer Kekfrankos (light, fresh, complex bing cherry red)

-Oremus late harvest furmint (a dessert wine of the ages, to be savored)

House made whiskey raisin apple pie will be featured for dessert. 

See you there!

Earlier Event: June 14
Eastern Block Wine Dinner
Later Event: July 24
Willamette Valley Wine Dinner