The Wine Cooperative presents Benziger Wines

I will be attending this lovely Dinner and very excited because every single dish will have a vegetarian option so I’ll be able to try every dish paired with a glass of Benziger Wine!

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

6:00 PM to 9:30 PM Washington DC

The Wine Cooperative is pleased to present special guest Mike Benziger as we celebrate his wines with a special pairing menu created by Chef Xavier Deshayes of the International Trade Center.  Please join us on April 18th to enjoy a fabulous Five Course Dinner along with some of Benziger Winery’s finest wine.  The evening will begin with a reception at 6 pm and dinner will be served at 7 pm.  The Wine Cooperative is located on the Concourse level of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center adjecent the Federal Triangle Metro entrance.


Benziger Family Wine Dinner Menu

April 18th, 2012

Amuse Bouche

Sautéed Duck Foie Gras with Orange Organic Quinoa, Kumquat Sauce

Benziger Chardonnay

Second Course

Warm Snail Flamiche Tart with Wild Watercress, Basil Emulsion

Benziger Pinot Noir

Third Course

Pan Roasted Sturgeon Fillet with Coconut Mango Red Himalaya Rice Pilaf, Braised Baby Bok Choy, Cabernet Sauvignon Sauce

Benziger Cabernet Sauvignon

Fourth Course

Pan Seared Wagyu Beef Tenderloin with Celery Root Mash and Pencil Asparagus Fricassee, Black Mission Fig Sauce

Benziger Tribute


A Trio of Chocolate Crème Brulée

Warm Almond and Plum Tart, Sea Salt Caramel Sauce

Candied Buddha Hand, Citrus Olive Oil Sorbet, Port Wine Sauce

Benziger Muscato

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