An Aphrodisiac Wine & Food Pairing for Valentine’s Day.
A provocative combination of wine and food to stimulate your senses and tease your palate
February 10-11 & 17-18
$35 per person, wine club members $30
2017 Dry Sangiovese Rosé, Sonoma County
Fresh-picked wild strawberries, raspberries, watermelon, rhubarb, pomegranate, lingonberries, blood orange
Watermelon Bruschetta with Whipped Feta, Basil & Rose Balsamic Drizzle
“Watermelon contains citrulline, which relaxes the blood vessels…better than Viagra!”
2015 Chardonnay, Sonoma County
Graham cracker, quince, lemon, orange blossom, lychee, white peaches, pear, butter cream, toasty vanilla
Ravioli Nudi with Brown Butter Sage Sauce
Pillowy Balls of ricotta and spinach gently lavished with brown butter sage sauce.
“Sage is known to relax, sooth the skin and has a calming influence on the body and mind.”
2014 Pinot Noir, Anderson Valley
Raspberry, cherry, pomegranate, rose petal, cola, blackberry, plum, spicy toast
“Ooh..La La! Scaloppini in Italian, Cutlet in English…but let’s call it what it is.
Pressing the flesh, my love” C’est Magnifique!”
2013 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley
Cinnamon, sage, mocha, tobacco, plum, wild berry, dried currants, toasty nutmeg spice
Cocoa & Chili-Spiced Pork with Cherry Sauce
“Get Sexy! With the aphrodisiac qualities of cocoa, chili and a cherry wine sauce packed with potassium to get those sex hormones playing your favorite tune.”
Baci Dessert Wine, Dry Creek Valley
Dark Chocolate, milk chocolate, cocoa, blackberry, boysenberry
Pomegranate Brownies with Sea Salt & Cacao Nibs
“Love Goddess Aphrodite, credited in Greek mythology with planting the first pomegranate tree, didn’t know back then why Aphrodite was her name…but we do!
Studies show that eating pomegranates increases testosterone in both men and women, elevating your moods and sexual desires. We’ll take two!”