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Plan to join us for the July 18th Vintner's Dinner
The Theme is:
and features some great summer dishes.
Our Vintner's Dinners are very popular. They are 4-5 course meals with each course paired with a White Cross Cellars wine. The evening begins at White Cross Cellars with a wine tasting and appetizers at 6pm and then continues at the Ox Yoke Inn for the remaining 4 courses.
First Course at White Cross Cellars
Assorted Appetizers with an open tasting of
all 10 White Cross Cellars Wines
Second Course at the Ox Yoke Inn
Chilled Cucumber Soup
Paired with White Cross Cellars Fleur-di-lis
Peach and Tomato Salad with Sweet Southern Dressing, Pecans and Feta Cheese
Paired with White Cross Cellars Chateau Blanc
Memphis Style Pork Ribs accompanied by Three Cheese Spätzle along with Zucchini and Scallion Pancakes
Paired with White Cross Cellars Knight's Red
Deep Fried Chocolate Pound Cake
Paired with White Cross Cellars Stormy Night
Seating is limited and reservations are required.
The cost is usually about $55.00/person and includes everything but the tip for the servers.
You can make your reservations by contacting the Ox Yoke Inn at 319-622-3441 weekdays between 9am and 4 pm.
The 2015 Vintner's Dinner schedule:
2015 Food and Wine Pairing 101
Learn the basics of pairing wines and food to make a great meal This tasting event will feature 7 White Cross Cellars wines paired with samples of different foods. You will learn how to select the best wine for each food.
The cost of this fun event is $10/person and includes a logo wine glass. Reservations are required. It is best to call White Cross Cellars in advance to reserve your spot as space is limited or you can spot by the day of the class and see if we have any openings.
We will start the pairings promptly at 6 pm