Each month we pair five courses of chef's special menu with selected wines from wine-makers around the world. Click on the video to see the recent Nickel and Nickel Wine Dinner.
Wine Dinners change every month - the most current wine dinner menu and pairing is displayed below.
Spoonbill Wine Dinner
Sunday, June 25
Spoonbill Wine is produced by Rawiri Vineyard Ltd, Marlborough, New Zealand. Rawiri Vineyard is owned by Dave Eatwell and his wife Chris, residents of Chesterfield, Missouri. Dave was born and raised in New Zealand however he has lived the majority of his life in the St Louis region, his wife Chris being from Webster Groves.
This Dinner is hosted by Winemaker and Owner David Eatwell
Guests will be greeted with a Glass of Sparkling Wine and an Appetizer Reception
$110 per person plus tax and gratuity
Reservations Required 636-449-6700
Corona Bean Salad with Prawns
2014 Pinot Gris
Primary aromas of ripe pear with a splash of delicate meringue present themselves in the glass. Fresh, bright citrus accentuates the crisp acidity on the palate.
Clams Casino and Fried Oysters with Saffron Aioli
2013 Pinot Gris
The wine has hints of lemon chiffon and ginger play on the nose, while ripe pear explodes from the glass. The palate finishes with lemon, lime, and orange citrus, and vibrant acidity.
Mole Poblano Chicken with Basmati Rice and Scallions
2012 Estate Pinot Noir
On the nose, this wine has a zest of raspberries and strawberries with hints of lilac. The palate is glazed cherry pie with cinnamon spice. It has vibrant acidity with a long lasting clean finish.
Veal Marsala with Heirloom Carrots and Pearl Onions
2011 Estate Pinot Noir
This wine exhibits aromas of strawberry, cranberry, dark cherry, and smoke. The palate reminiscent of wines of the Cote d’Or, consisting of anise and virgin leather with rose petals on the finish.
Chocolate Mousse with Strawberry Coulis and Mint Whipped Cream
2012 Reserve Pinot Noir
This wine has eucalyptus and orange zest on the nose, while dark cherry, cranberry, and mocha play on the palette. The balance of oak and acidity result in a long lingering finish, similar to the Cote d’Or in Burgundy.