Charles and Ursula, owners of Paumanok Vineyards are excited to partner with Philippe Massoud, Executive Chef and Proprietor of ilili (and Charles’ nephew), to host the Second Annual Lamb Roast event at Paumanok on July 3 at 7 .m.

Philippe and Chef de Cuisine Erik Osol and their team will prepare a family-style (shared platters), sit-down dinner. The tentative menu is listed below. Of course, it will all be accompanied by Paumanok wines.

Assorted Lebanese Mezza

Home Made Yogurt Cheese Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes and Seasonal Onions
Foster Farm, Purslane and Lebanese Thyme Salad, Lebanese Green Olives
Grilled Okra Salad

Roasted Whole Lamb
Lamb Stuffed Grape Leaves
Semolina Gnocchi
Paumanok-Marinated Charcoal Grill Pera Brother Chicken with Garlic Whip

Pistachio Stuffed Semolina Cookies with Licorice Fluff (Karabeej)
Lebanese 3 Cheese Tart with Orange Blossom Syrup (Knafe)
Mixed Berry Almond Shortcake

The following Paumanok wines will be served:

2011 Dry Rosé
2011 Festival Chardonnay
2011 Chenin Blanc
2011 Sauvignon Blanc
2011 Dry Riesling
2010 Semi Dry Riesling
2010 Barrel Fermented Chardonnay

2007 Assemblage
2007 Merlot
2007 Cabernet Sauvignon
2010 Cabernet Franc
2009 Festival Red

The dinner is scheduled for Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 7 pm.

Tickets are $115 per person, $95 per person for Paumanok Club members. Tax is additional.

To make a reservation, call the winery at (631) 722-8800 or email them at