Tuesday, June 8, 2010

June Outdoor Wine Tasting in Priory Courtyard

Our next Priory Hotel wine tasting in our garden courtyard is Thursday June 17. Our wine host is Joe Barsotti of Barsotti Wines. Our tasting theme this time is the wines of LaMancha, the region of Spain which was home to Cervantes' famous character, Don Quixote. The wines we are tasting are all from the Bodega Finca Antigua winery:

Viura Blanco 2008

Garnacha 2007

Tempranillo 2007

Crianza 2006 (50% Tempranillo / 20%Cabernet Sauvignon / 20% Merlot & Syrah)

As always, the wines are paired with some scrumptious offerings from our chefs, Mike Henney and Pete Phillipy. For June, we are offering

A warm cheese fondue display throughout the event

Pairing No. 1: Seafood Sausage on Pita Chip w/ Pesto Cream Cheese

Pairing No. 2: Seared Pork Tenderloin w/ Onion Marmalade

Pairing No. 3: Smoked Duck on Zucchini Bread Crouton

Pairing No. 4: Sesame Marinated Sirloin Brochette w/ Soy Glaze

Tickets are $50 apiece, and may be purchased by telephoning our Gene Lucente at 412 323-9394, or by e-mailing Gene at gene@thepriory.com.

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