Activities Wine Dinners
August 29, 2015 - 6:00 pm
Join us Saturday, August 29, 2015, as we conclude another amazing season at Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge with our Executive Chef, Brad Harris.
In collaboration with Chef Harris and our Food and Beverage Director, your taste buds will be tempted with a uniquely crafted menu paired perfectly with select wines to complement each course.
Enjoy our Fall Wine Dinner and make this a Talkeetna getaway. Spend the night and take advantage of special room rates in our Wine Dinner Package while you explore Talkeetna and the Denali playground in its early Fall setting.
- Fall Wine Dinner: Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 6:00pm in the Foraker Dining Room
As past guests know, Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge specialty dinners often sell out within days of being announced, so don't delay!
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2015 Fall Wine Dinner Menu
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Fall Wine dinner package:
Main Lodge Room
- $269 — Single (1 per room)
- $195 — Double (2 per room)
- $175— Triple (3 per room)
- $165 — Quad (4 per room)
Mountain View Room
- $319 — Single (1 per room)
- $220 — Double (2 per room)
- $192— Triple (3 per room)
- $178 — Quad (4 per room)
2015 Fall Wine Dinner Menu
A First Course
Confit Grapefruit, Toasted Coconut, Sambal Citrus Dressing, Lap Cheung
2014 Gewürz is 100% gewürztraminer harvested exclusively from a single small CCOF (“California Certified Organic Farmers”) Classic floral, sweet aromas of grapefruit, stone fruits, pear, rose and strong wet stone minerality.
Salmon Egg, Shaved Cucumber, Dijonaise, Egg Yolk, Black Garlic, Marbled Rye, Lemon Zest, Radish Sprouts
Alexander Valley Vineyard Sonoma County Chardonnay
Aromas of apple, pear, fresh fruit, pineapple, vanilla, slight butterscotch, toasted oak and a little minerality in the glass.
Crispy Pork Belly
Fig Caramel, Alaskan Honey & Ginger Vinaigrette, Shoyu, Togarashi, Bare Hands Farm Sunflower Greens, Lime Oil, Sesame Tuile
Alexander Valley Vineyard Pinot Noir
There are aromas of cherry, raspberry, strawberry, vanilla, and oak. Earthy flavors of fresh cherry, red-black fruits and plum fill the glass. This silky wine has good acidity with a structured finish.
Braised Short Rib
Shitake Mushroom Consommé, Celeriac, Rutabaga, Sauce Espagnole, Rosemary Pistachio Gremolata, Crispy Leeks
There is terrific color with expressive aromas of cassis, berry, plum, toasty oak and vanilla. This is a rich, complex wine with flavors of dark fruits, spice, oak, vanilla and cocoa powder.
Lemon Blueberry Tart
Short Bread, Lemon Curd, Blueberry Puree, Cinnamon
Salvation Late Harvest Zinfandel
Intense aromas of blackberry jam, spice and raspberry. Intriguing flavors of chocolate, candied cherry, molasses, strong spice and blueberry fill the glass.
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