J. Wilkes – Bien Nacido Wine Dinner

Beau Rivage hosts this wine dinner with Wes Hagen, the Winemaker and Brand Ambassador for J. Wilkes Wine in the Santa Maria Valley in California. In 2013, wine writer Michael Cervin rated Wes as one of the 100 Most Influential Winemakers in the United States. The dinner will include seven courses, five which are paired with a specially selected wine from the  J. Wilkes Bien Nacido collection:

Foie Gras Mousse & Charcuterie

Quince Jelly, Humboldt Fog, Cherokee Rose, Dried Fruit
J Wilkes, Pinot Blanc, Santa Maria Valley

Baked Oysters

Smoked Truffle Pecorino Cheese
Solomon Hills, Chardonnay, Santa Maria Valley

Heirloom Tomato Salad

Cippolini Onion Jam, Charred Endive
J Wilkes, Pinot Noir, Santa Rita Hills


Key Lime Sorbet

Braised Short Rib

Boudin Cake, Grilled Ramps, Natural Jus
Bien Nacido, Syrah, Santa Maria Valley

Local Pork Tenderloin

Rapini, Sauteed Sweet Potato Puree
J Wilkes, Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles


Passion Fruit Panna Cotta
Slow Roasted Pineapple

J. Wilkes – Bien Nacido Wine Dinner