Wine Tasting This Weekend at Rittenhouse Inn’s Landmark Restaurant

Restaurants in Bayfield WIMake plans to join in this weekend’s wine tasting events at Rittenhouse Inn’s Landmark Restaurant, celebrating 35 years in business in 2011.

Friday night at 7pm, join special guest wine expert Gary Binter for a “Zinful” evening with all you can eat appetizers and five delicious red Zinfandels (with repours of your favorites!) At 1pm on Saturday Afternoon, it’s “Sideways Revisited”! We’ll sample West Coast Pinot Noirs, moving vertically from North to South. Save room for Saturday’s 6:30pm dinner that features Wines From the Mediterranean, focusing on Spain and Italy. Savor 6 courses of gourmet food designed to compliment and elevate the flavors of these great Mediterranean wines. Reservations required: 715-779-5111.

Red Wine Tasting Dinner
Saturday, April 9, 2011

Roasted Corn and Crab Tartlet with brie cheese
The El Coto, Rosato

Beef and Barley with roasted mushrooms
The Castell del Remei, Gotim Bru

Baby Spinach with shaved chocolate, goat cheese, toasted walnuts, tart cherry vin
Esenzia, Grenache

Dark Chocolate

Entrée choice 1
Seared Duck Breast with savory wild rice pilaf and a cream sherry roast mushroom sauce.
Lamborghini, Trescone

Entrée choice 2
Braised Lamb Shank with white beans, smoky bacon, soft polenta, and a rich sauce made with braising jus and a vegetable mirepoix
Scavino, Rosso da Tavola

Wisconsin Artisan Cheese Plate
Dontella, Rosso di Montalciono

Menu items subject to change. Reservations required: 715-779-5111
$75/person plus tax and server gratuity.
Notice: Consuming raw or undercooked foods may cause food borne illness.