Ancien Wine Dinner at 12th Ave. Grill

Special 4-course wine dinner with winemaker Ken Barnard of Ancien Wines.

 On Tuesday, Februray 3, 2009, 12th Ave. Grill will be showcasing Ancien Wines’ winemaker and owner Ken Barnard with a special 4-course wine dinner.

Ken is a leader in the new direction of Pinot Noir winemaking in California.  His wines express the terroir of each individual vineyard.  Ken is known for his artistry with Pinot Noir using traditional, hand crafted methods and grapes from sustainable, family farmed vineyards.  The dinner will be rooted in Burgundy and California with 12th Ave. Grill’s usual focus on fresh local ingredients.  Ken and the Grand Cru Wine Specialist team will be pouring and answering any questions about these remarkable wines.

Ancien Wine Dinner is available for $65.00 per person.

Here is the exiting menu:

1st Course
King Crab & Kahuku Corn Fritters w/ Local Meyers Lemon Aioli
 Chardonnay 2006 Carneros, CA

2nd Course
Roast Big Island Wild Boar Leg
 stuffed w/dried Mango & Apricots w/Dijon Glaze and French Lentils
Pinot Gris “Sangiacomo Vineyard” 2007 Carneros, CA

3rd Course
Braised Kulana Grassfed Beef Cheeks
 W/Chantrelle Mushrooms
Paired with a flight of Pinot Noir
“Toyon Farm” 2006 Carneros
“Mink Vineyard” 2006 Napa Valley
“Red Dog Vineyard”2006 Sonoma Mountain

4th Course
Assorted Artisanal Cheeses

Reservations by phone only to 732-9469.
Two hour seatings are available at 5:30 & 6:00, last seatings are at 7:30 & 8:00 p.m.
Please inform them at the time of your reservation you are reserving for the prix fixe Ancien Wine dinner.