Wine & Beer Dinners

For five special nights this season, our Executive Chef Patrick Higgins (honored by the James Beard Foundation) creates a five-course menu, designing each exquisite dish to showcase and enhance the featured wine or cocktail pairing. During dinner, both Chef Patrick and our featured guests act as your culinary guide, revealing the story behind each sip and carefully-crafted bite.

Please call us at 315.364.8888 for reservations.

Reservations require advance payment by credit card. Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance of the event; any cancellation within the 48 hours will forfeit the pre-paid reservation.

Finger Lakes Cocktail Dinner

Join us for an evening of finely crafted Finger Lakes cocktails skillfully paired with an innovative five-course meal prepared by Executive Chef Patrick Higgins. From sweet and shaken to strong and stirred – our expert mixologists will fashion flavors suited for everyone’s tastes. Learn new and fun techniques with discussions and demonstrations designed to bring the art of the cocktail right to your table. Featuring local spirits and exclusive local products – paired with thoughtful cuisine and innovative mixology techniques and ingredients – this cocktail dinner will offer a true taste of the Finger Lakes.

Friday, January 11, 2019
6:30 p.m. reception; 7:00 p.m. dinner
$70++ per person

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Everything Sparkles Wine Dinner

Elevate your senses and explore the delicate world of sparkling wine. Just following Valentine’s Day, this dinner is the perfect way to extend the ambience of romance embodied by this lover’s holiday—whether you’re celebrating with your favorite sweetheart or getting together with your favorite people for an unforgettable evening out.

From prosecco to cava to champagne, each sparkling wine has its own subtle yet vibrant story to tell, revealing their nuanced flavors and distinct winemaking style with each effervescent sip. These characteristics are ever so enhanced and made exponentially more delightful when paired with an exquisite meal.

February 16, 2019
6:30 p.m. reception; 7:00 p.m. dinner
$70++ per person

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Celebrating Portugal

Join us for an exquisite evening celebrating the rich history of Portuguese winemaking—from sweet, dessert wines like Port and Madeira to robust, dry reds and crisp, refreshing whites like Vinho Verde, Portuguese wines run the full gamut of variety and flavor.

Special guest Daniel George from T. Edwards Distributing will join us to showcase the styles and varietals of Portugal, expertly pairing these old-world style wines with Executive Chef Patrick Higgins’ creative cuisine. This richly-cultured, five-course dining experience will transport you around the globe with each delicious sip and carefully crafted bite.

March 16, 2019
6:30 p.m. reception; 7:00 p.m. dinner
$70++ per person

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Standing Stone Vineyards Dinner

Join us for an unforgettable Finger Lakes dining experience as we welcome Standing Stone Vineyards, pairing their distinct wines with an expertly crafted five-course meal prepared by Executive Chef Patrick Higgins. Located on the Eastern slopes of stunning Seneca Lake, this picturesque vineyard produces eight different varietals on their estate, including Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Gewürztraminer.

Featured in the June 2018 issue of Wine Spectator Magazine as one of four “Wineries to Watch,” Standing Stone Winery has been hailed as “shaping the future of the Finger Lakes.” Now under the ownership of Fred Merwarth and Oskar Bynke of Hermann J. Wiemer Winery, Standing Stone has been implementing changes in their growing, harvesting, and winemaking process, further contributing to the outstanding quality of their wines.

April 13, 2019
6:30 p.m. reception; 7:00 p.m. dinner
$70++ per person

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