The Blonde Bear Tavern and Merryvale Vineyards will be hosting their seventh annual wine dinner in conjunction with the 33rd Taos Winter Wine Festival on Friday, February 1st at 6:00 pm. Merryvale proprietor René Schlatter will be on hand to guide guests through his portfolio of estate-bottled wines.
Merryvale Vineyards is a family-owned Napa Valley winery producing small production lots from select vineyard sources. For nearly 40 years Merryvale has been turning exceptional Napa Valley grapes into world-class wine. The winery is world-renowned for rich, power Cabernet Sauvignons and Chardonnays, along with its iconic Bordeaux-style red blend, “Profile”.
Merryvale’s historic building was the first winery built in the Napa Valley after the Repeal of Prohibition in 1933, and has become a favorite destination for visitors to the Valley
Merryvale is committed to protecting and preserving the environment through conservation, renewable energy, and sustainable farming practices. It has received “Napa Green Vineyard”, “Napa Green Winery”, and “Bay Area Green Business” certifications.
The Menu (Subject to Change)
House-cured Gravlax Crêpes, featuring crêpes from Molly’s Crepe Escape
Crostino of La Belle Farm Fois Gras Mousse | Pickled Onion
Starmont Sauvignon Blanc 2016
Siberian Sturgeon Caviar | Avocado Mousse | Shaved Pistachio | Brioche Crisps
Merryvale Carneros Chardonnay 2015
Seared Squab | Parmesan Polenta | Merryvale “Antigua” Reduction
Merryvale Carneros Pinot Noir 2015
Beef Tenderloin Roulade | Wild Mushroom Filling
Pea Purée | Carrot Mousseline
“Profile”, Merryvale’s Signature Bordeaux Blend 2013
Baked Alaska | Crème Anglaise
Merryvale “Antigua” NV
The Merryvale Vineyards & Blonde Bear Tavern Wine Dinner
Friday, February 1, 2019
$135 per person plus tax and gratuity
The Blonde Bear Tavern
Located within the Edelweiss Lodge & Spa
106 Sutton Place
Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico