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VENTANAS Welcomes Fall With Duckhorn Vineyards Wine Dinner

    Tue, September 21, 2021 (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)

VENTANAS Restaurant & Lounge
200 Park Avenue
Fort Lee, New Jersey 07605
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Cost: $130 Per Person + Tax and Gratuity

VENTANAS Restaurant & Lounge will celebrate the fall wine harvest season with a special wine dinner featuring spectacular wines from the highly awarded Duckhorn Vineyards paired with a special menu created by Chef David Burke, culinary director for sister restaurants VENTANAS and Son Cubano. The five-course wine dinner will be held Tuesday, September 21 from 6-9 p.m. Tickets are $130 per person plus tax and gratuity. For reservations call (201) 583-4777 or reserve online at www.ventanasatthemodern.com VENTANAS, which opened in 2019 to rave reviews, has curated a serious wine list that is approachable enough for a novice while adding rare selections to challenge an aficionado. The restaurant has already achieved the coveted nationally recognized Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.


Duckhorn Vineyards has spent four decades establishing itself as one of North America's premier producers of Bordeaux varietal wines. Through the years Duckhorn has accumulated numerous awards for its wines from its seven estate vineyards. Renée Ary, the fourth winemaker of Duckhorn Vineyards, is recognized for making some of the finest wines in the history of Duckhorn Vineyards. Ary strives to understand the needs and opportunities presented by each specific terroir and microclimate.


So, come to celebrate these fine, award-winning, varietal wines in the stylish surroundings of VENTANAS’s Red Room, hosted by Chef David Burke and Duckhorn’s expert Dani O’Brien. O’Brien will lead the tastings as she discusses the vineyard’s terroir, the growing season’s weather conditions, microclimates and a winemaker’s style that together impact a wine’s subtle characters. Come taste and learn more about the fascinating and ever-changing world of wines!



Duckhorn Vineyards Menu


First Course

Duckhorn Decoy, Rose, California 2019

Oysters on the Half Shell

lump crab, butternut, fuji apple mignonette


Second Course

Migration, Chardonnay, Sonoma County 2017

Hamachi Crudo

jalapeno, cilantro, radish


Third Course

Goldeneye, Pinot Noir, Mendocino County 2017

Gochijang-Kumbo Braised Duck

farro, baby kale, duck au jus


Fourth Course

Duckhorn, Merlot, Napa Valle 2018

Dry-aged Strip Loin

Tostones, charred tomatillo, salsa verde,


Fifth Course

Cabernet Sauvignon, Red Mountains 2018,

Goat Cheese Bavous

espolette, house made cheddar crackers

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  • event
  • wine
  • Fall
  • harvest season
  • Things to do in Fort Lee, New Jersey
  • New Jersey Wine & Food Events
  • Fort Lee Wine & Food Events

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Chef David Burke And Duckhorn's Expert Dani O'Brien

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