Posts Written OnMarch 04, 2007

Paumanok Wine Dinner @ North Fork Table & Inn (March 11)

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On Sunday March 11, two of the North Fork’s best–Paumanok Vineyards and the North Fork Table & Inn–will present a special wine dinner featuring three vintages of Paumanok’s cabernet sauvignon. $85 plus tax and gratuity per person gets you the delicious menu below.  For more information and to make a reservation, please call the North Fork Table at (631) 765-0177 Local Fluke Sashimi with Ruby Red Grapefruit and Ginger CracklingsPaumanok 2005 Sauvignon Blanc Porcini-Crusted Salmon with Savoy Cabbage and Red Wine ReductionPaumanok 2004 Cabernet Franc Grand Vintage Roasted Sirloin of Beef with Beef Cheek-Bone Marrow Ragout, Organic White Turnip Puree…

A Special Bottle: Rosenblum Cellars 2002 Monte Rosso Zinfandel (Sonoma County)

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Nena and I first tasted this wine during the best meal we had in the Bay Area last summer. In fact, this bottle was a gift from Alder at the end of the meal. But, as you may remember, Nena was pregnant at the time and when we got back to Long Island, I was given strict orders "Do not drink that bottle of wine without me." So into the wine fridge it went. And I had to wait. And wait and wait. I wanted to open this wine on several occasions before this weekend. Nena had dreams about this…