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New Zealand Theme for September’s Dinner

Our September wine dinner is┬áset for 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17, and it’s in honor of our friend and former colleague Luke Stephenson, who recently left Mass Ave Wine to work for a year at a New Zealand winery and vineyard!

Don’t forget to call the shop to make your reservation — it’s $40 per person plus tax and gratuity.

Check out our New Zealand-themed menu:

Amuse

Paper Road “CPR” — Chardonnay, Pinot Gris & Riesling; flavors of lime, peach and pear

Baked NZ green-lipped mussels with sweet chili topping

First Course

Paddy Borthwick Sauvignon Blanc — bright refreshing citrus and a long, crisp finish

“Shades of Green” super foods salad with kiwi, cucumber, kale, edamame and pistachios

Second Course

Left Hand Pinot Noir — perfumed nose, rich, sharp raspberries and a beautiful, subtle sharp spice

Kumara Chowder with sweet potato, corn, coconut milk and thyme

Third Course

Mister Hawke’s Bay Syrah — bright berry, violet and pepper aromas with silky, smooth tannins

NZ lamb chops with mint sauce, peas, potatoes, rosemary, garlic and mint

Dessert

Craggy Range Te Kahu Red Blend — Merlot, Cab, Cab Franc and Malbec; red and black fruit and hints of caramel

Chocolate Lamingtons — dark cocoa and coconut