Wine • Food • Friends | At various locations throughout Central Oregon
Alta Colina at CURRENTS at the Riverhouse March 5, 2020 | 6 – 9 PM
Join Bob Tillman, Alta Colina owner and director of winemaking, and his daughter, Maggie Tillman, owner/director of sales & marketing, for this very special Winemaker Dinner at CURRENTS at The Riverhouse. The Tillmans have been visiting Central Oregon for years (they own a house in Sunriver!) and look forward to this dinner with Chef Michael Stanton, a classically trained chef, has 26+ years of experience creating fine French and American cuisine.
Zenaida Cellars at Level 2 Restaurant March 26, 2020 | 6 – 9 PM
Eric Ogorsolka, owner/winemaker of Zenaida Cellars, is joined by his wife, Jill, General Manager, for this fantastic partnership of wine and food at Level 2 restaurant and lounge, located in the Old Mill District. Zenaida farms 22 acres of vineyard that are farmed utilizing sustainable practices. In combo with Level 2’s fantastic culinary fare, this winemaker dinner is Zenaida’s first in Central Oregon – and give them a warm welcome as Eric and Jill just purchased a home in Bend!
JUSTIN Vineyards and Winery at 10below Restaurant May 28, 2020 | 6 – 9 PM
JUSTIN founder, Justin Baldwin, followed his dream and planted a vineyard on the far west side of Paso Robles almost 40 years ago. Fast forward to today and JUSTIN is synonymous with setting the original ultra-premium wine standard from Paso Robles. We look forward to hearing the stories direct from the founder’s mouth at this very special Winemaker Dinner at 10below restaurant presented by Justin Baldwin and Executive Chef Darrel Henrichs!
Menu coming soon.
Cordant & Nelle Winery at Suttle Lodge & Boathouse July 16, 2020 | 6 – 9 PM
Cordant owner/winemaker, Tyler Russell, was the first to sign up to be a winery partner on behalf of Cork & Barrel 2020. We are ecstatic to have his fun-loving wine spirit – and premium wines – on display at this Winemaker Dinner featuring Chef Jacob Rodriguez of Suttle Lodge & Boathouse. The Bend Party Bus is back and will provide 20 dinner guests transportation to Suttle Lodge and back to Bend for an additional, nominal cost.
Menu to come.
Tablas Creek with Chef John Gorham of Toro Bravo at Rainshadow Organics July 16, 2020 | 6 – 9 PM
This very special winemaker dinner is a trifecta of awesomeness. The culinary dream team from Toro Bravo in Portland is working in collaboration with Tablas Creek winery and Rainshadow Organics to provide an exceptional, farm-to-table winemaker dinner at the Rainshadow Organics farm located between Sisters and Redmond. The beautiful, outdoor setting featuring local, organic food products, premium wines from Tablas Creek, and international flavors translate into a very special evening on behalf of Cork & Barrel.
Menu to come.
Booker Wines at Solomon’s at Tetherow July 16, 2020 | 6 – 9 PM
Booker Wines is a story born in the late 1920’s on Paso’s Westside. The original owners of the property, the Booker brothers, were the area’s biggest philanthropists – and great farmers – and donated 100% of the estate to charity. Booker Wines owner/winemaker, Eric Jensen, keeps with the promise of great farming and now, winemaking, and we are excited for this premium pairing of Paso wine from Bookers Wines with Chef Eric McElroy’s culinary at Solomon’s at Tetherow!
Menu to come.