D&P Wine Event: May 31 – June 1, 2019: Sold Out!

D&P Wine Event: May 31 – June 1, 2019: Sold Out!

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Wine Cellar Couple

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!

Featuring the “Best Of Chateau Ste. Michelle”

This Diamonds & Pearls event includes:

 

  • Friday — Diamonds and Pearls Social 6-7 pm
  • Saturday — Diamonds and Pearls Wine Dinner featuring the best of Chateau Ste. Michelle “Pearls” 6-8 pm
    • Dinner $125 per person
    • Lodging rates start at $130.00
    • Overnight Package with Dinner rate starts at $437.00 per couple

 (tax is additional)

 

 

Please call 800.572.0493 ext. 707 for more information and reservations.

Menu

June 1, 2019

 

Oysters on the Half Shell

Luxe Brut NV

Columbia Valley

 

Warm Potato and Asparagus Salad

Poached halibut | Hollandaise

CSM Cold Creek Chardonnay 2013

Columbia Valley

 

Braised Oxtail Ravioli
Parmigiano Reggiano

Limited Edition Grenache 2015

Columbia Valley

 

Beef Filet
Roasted wild mushrooms | Bordeaux sauce

CSM “Artist Series” Meritage Blend 2007

56% Cabernet Sauvignon | 37% Merlot | 6% Malbec | 1% Petit Verdot

Columbia Valley

 

Apple Pie

Washington apples | caramel sauce

Late Harvest Sweet Riesling 2016

Columbia Valley

Brian Mackey, Head Red Winemaker

 

Brian Mackey joined Chateau Ste. Michelle in 2011 as a Harvest Intern. He was promoted to Red Wine Enologist in 2012, Assistant Red Winemaker in 2014, and Head Red Winemaker in 2018. Based at Chateau Ste. Michelle’s Canoe Ridge Estate red winery near Paterson, Washington, Brian assists with daily winemaking planning, manages enologists and ensures that all important benchmarks are met in the winemaking process, including the oak racking regimen and bottling schedule.

 

“Making wine in Washington is a dream come true for any winemaker,” explains Brian. “We have the comfort and stability of world-class and well-established vineyards, grape varieties, and viticulture techniques. We also have the thrill of exploration and experimentation. Our industry is constantly expanding with new vineyards and wineries, and we are continuously experimenting with different grape varieties and growing techniques.”

 

While winemaking has long been a part of his life—from playing in his grandparent’s Napa Valley vineyard as a child, to working high school summers at a family winery in Washington state—his path to Winemaker is an unconventional one. He has a degree in English from Boston University and has worked in publishing, software, and for many years as a camera man on movies and television shows in New York and Los Angeles. Throughout all of these careers Brian has been driven by a desire to create something that provides enjoyment and enriches people’s lives.

 

At Chateau Ste. Michelle he has found the perfect home for his various skills and passions, and he looks forward to creating high quality, premium wines for many years to come.

 

“Making red wine for Chateau Ste. Michelle is beyond exciting and rewarding,” Brian adds. “I get to make wine that is enjoyed all over the world.”

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