vino wrote this on February 25, 2010
The Fearrington House Restaurant in Pittsboro is hosting a Winemakers Dinner with Bartholomew Broadbent on Wednesday, March 3 at 6pm.
Bartholomew Broadbent, one of the world’s foremost Port and Madeira authorities and one of Decanter Magazine’s 50 most influential people, will join you for this gourmet wine dinner. The dinner will feature wines from the Crasto, Ferreirinha and Ferreira Houses, which Wine Director Maximilian Kast will pair with an extraordinary tasting menu by Executive Chef Colin Bedford. The price is $125 per person which includes a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception. Call (919) 542-2121 for reservations.
Peanut Butter Panna Cotta with Smoked Bacon & Pecan Salad
Scallop Ceviche with Brandade of Salt Cod Beignet with Caper & Raisin Dressing, Meyer Lemon, Fennel
Quinta do Crasto, Branco, Douro Valley, Portugal, 2008
Cherry Glazed “Sous Vide” Duck Breast with Celery Root, Red Cabbage, Wild Mushrooms, Black Pepper Spaetzle
Casa Ferreirinha, Vinha Grande, Douro Valley, Portugal, 2002
Roasted Bison Striploin with Vanilla Seared Smoked Foie Gras with Yukon Potato, Sunchoke, Endive, Port & Bay Leaf Sauce
Quinta do Crasto, Touriga National, Douro Valley, Portugal, 2006
Bitter Valrhona “Alpaco” Chocolate Mousse with Espresso Ice Cream with Krispy Rice, Almond, Amaretto, Orange
Broadbent, Malmsey Madeira