National Press Club

Rutherford Wine Dinner Nov. 4; $70 for Members

October 27, 2009 | By Emily Hand | ehand@press.org

Rutherford Wine Co. wines will be featured at a Fourth Estate Wine Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4. Tickets are $70 for members and their guests, $93 for non-members.

The event includes a reception and five-course dinner with five featured wines.

The reception will kick off at 6:30pm with a Rutherford Ranch Sauvignon Blanc and passed hor d'eouvres. The dinner menu includes seared black sea bass with panzanella salad, porcini mushroom soup, pork tenderloin wrapped in proscuitto, and short ribs in a huckleberry sauce. Dessert is chocolate triumph.

These dishes are served with Lander Jenkins Chardonnay 2008, Scott Estate Pinot Noir 2007, Lander Jenkins Cabernet 2007and a Rutherford Ranch Bordeaux blend.

Rutherford's mid-Atlantic region manager will discuss five featured wines, which fall under three brand names: Lander Jenkins, Scott Estates and Rutherford Ranch.

For reservations, call Emily Hand at (202) 662-7638 or email fourthestate@press.org