Join Plates Kitchen on Sunday, March 5, 2071, for a very special five-course Argentine Wine Dinner, featuring guest presenter David Koebley of Winesellers Ltd.
Mr. Koebley will provide background and insight into one of the most fascinating wine producing countries on Earth. Chef Chris Santucci and Bar Manager Justin Gallus will present a prix fixe menu of five classic Argentine dishes, each paired with the perfect Argentine wine.
Guiso de Lentejas (Stew of green lentils, onion, garlic, tomato, cumin, oregano)
Pairing: Pinot Grigio, Santa Julia ‘Sustainable’ 2016
Ensalada de Palmito (Salad of heart of palm, avocado, tomato, scallion, cilantro, lime, olive oil )
Pairing: Blanc de Blancs, Santa Julia ‘Organic’ N/V
Empanadas Mendocinas (Stuffed pastry of beef, hard boiled egg, green olive, raisin, cumin, crushed red pepper, sweet paprika)
Pairing: Cabernet Sauvignon, Familia Zuccardi ‘Q’ 2013
Cordero al Adobo (Bacon wrapped lamb loins, porcini mushroom adobo marinade, roasted root vegetables)
Pairing: Malbec, Familia Zuccardi ‘Concreto’ 2015
Chocotorta (Milk soaked chocolate cookies layered with dulce de leche cream cheese, chocolate ganache topping)
Pairing: Port-Style Malbec, Familia Zuccardi ‘Malamado’ 2014
The event is $75 per person, tax and gratuity included, and is RSVP only. Cocktail hour begins at at 5:30 p.m., dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Space is limited! To reserve your seats call Plates directly at 919-828-0018.