Viognier Reception & Gourmet Syrah Dinner
11th Annual Celebration of Syrah
- Edgefield - Blackberry Hall |
- Friday, April 13, 2012
- 6:30 p.m. reception in Blackberry Hall; 7:30 p.m. dinner in the Ballroom |
- $75 per person; reservations required |
- 21 and over
The 11th Annual Celebration of Syrah kicks off on Friday, April 13, with a gourmet reception and multicourse dinner. The reception features locally produced white varietals from the Rhône Valley, including Viognier, Marsanne, Roussanne, and more. Each of these wines is paired with appetizers, creating a welcoming introduction for our 90-plus guests.
Next, the celebration continues onto the dinner, held in the Edgefield Ballroom. Here we showcase locally produced Syrahs, giving our guests the opportunity to enjoy the Northwest's finest wines, paired with delicious fare.
The menu for the event, created by Head Chef John Zenger of the Black Rabbit Restaurant at Edgefield, utilizes Northwest cuisine to complement each wine.
This dynamic dinner is hosted by each participating winery's winemaker, giving our guests the chance to hear about the full process of the wines they are enjoying.
Reservations can be made by calling the Hotel directly at (503) 669-8610 or via email. Vegetarian options available; please inquire when making your reservation.
2008 Folin Cellars Syrah
Dobbes Family Estates
2008 Dobbes Family Estate Fortmiller Vineyard Syrah
2008 Smith-Cerne Vineyard Syrah
Torii Mor Winery
2008 Torii Mor Syrah
2007 Serra Vineyards Syrah
2009 Chukar Ridge Vineyard Syrah
The Pines 1852
2009 Tres Syrah, Columbia Valley
Imported and domestic cheeses with fresh fruit, savory condiments, breads and crackers
Puff pastry triangles with Yaquina Bay shrimp, pancetta, chevre, tarragon and mascarpone
Capers, shallots, chives, green peppercorns, extra virgin olive oil & lemon zest on rye bread rusks
Raw seasonal vegetables with assorted dips
Shrimp & Spiced Mango Skewers
Poached shrimp & chili-cilantro mango chunks
Artichoke-sundried tomato-roast garlic
Lemongrass Chicken Skewers
Panang peanut dipping sauce
Air-dried beef, melon, arugula, good olive oil, Pecorino Romano, aged balsamic vinegar, smoked black pepper
Goat cheese, foraged sea beans, Marcona almonds, Moroccan oil-cured black olives
Magret of Duck
Black currant-lavender sauce, Yukon Gold mashed potatoes with pimenton butter, warm Brussels sprout slaw
Totally Chocolate Tart
Hazelnut short crust, Syrah sabayon, fresh berries
About 11th Annual Celebration of Syrah
Our 11th Annual Celebration of Syrah at McMenamins Edgefield features a gourmet reception and dinner on Friday evening, followed by a Syrah barrel sampling and BBQ lunch the next afternoon and, to cap it all off, our Grand Syrah Tasting and Benefit Silent Auction in the late afternoon. Proceeds from this final event benefit ¡Salud!, a non-profit organization that aids Oregon's seasonal vineyard workers in securing medical care.
Why not stay the night or the whole weekend at Edgefield? Book one of our exclusive overnight Syrah hotel packages (lodging, event tickets, surprise amenities and more) before they're all gone!