Posts by Tom Plant
If you feel like splurging, check out the chilled Grand Seafood with a whole Maine lobster, shrimp, oysters and king crab legs for $80. Appetizers range from $9 to $16 and entrees run from $25 to $59.
Over-sized concrete chairs and sofas dot the patio. Empty wine bottles are embedded in cement. They built the winery using natural ingredients, most of them sourced locally.
This wine offered plenty of citrus on the nose, mostly lime and was mineral on the palate. It proved quite food friendly and was wonderful with the St. Géric blue-veined triple crème from Fromagerie Guilloteau.
Plate after glorious plate of food kept appearing. Where the hell was it all going to go?!?
He called it an “incredible value and a must buy” at $14. Cindy gave it four out of five stars and said it “tastes more expensive.” Tony thought it drank more like a $30 or $40 bottle.
Elena and her team are highly conscious of the environment and make sure the winery meets or exceeds every standard for emissions. Water is re-used for irrigation. The goal is to have a completely sustainable winery.
While keeping the original family recipes, they “keep adding a French touch” says Bruno. They use fresh produce and prepare everything from scratch.