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A Journey Through France : Wine Dinner

  • Monsoon Bellevue 10245 Main Street Bellevue, WA, 98004 United States (map)

Join us and the folks from the Vin2U Wine Group as we follow the route of the Mistral Winds as we tour France's countryside from the Northern limits of vine production in the world-famous sparking wine-region of Champagne, to the south with fossilized, oyster-beds of Chablis's salinity-laden Chardonnays in Burgundy. Further south still we visit the often misunderstood Gamay Noir's of Southern Burgundy's Beaujolais region and continue south passed Lyon to the sun-bleached Mediterranean in the Rhone Valley where we explore the appellations of Gigondas and Vaqueyras.

Join us for a night of carefully curated wines from France's well known and lesser known regions. Each wine will be paired perfectly by Sophie and Eric Banh and will have a nod to some of the French culinary influence of Vietnam.

Where: Monsoon Bellevue
What: Six Course Wine Dinner
When: Sunday, November 20th 6:30PM
Cost: $95 per person all inclusive
Reservations: (425) 635.1112


First Course
Crispy Pork & Dungeness Crab Rillette with tofu paper
Champagne, Marne Valley:
Piot-Sévillano, Brut 'Traditional' (70% Pinot Meunier, 15% Pinot Noir, 15%

Second Course
Turmeric Seared Cod, pressed rice noodle and green papaya, anchovy consommé
Burgundy, Chablis:
Domaine Oudin (100% Chardonnay)

Third Course
Braised Pork Belly, white shrimp and coconut water broken rice
Burgundy, Beaujolais, Moulin-à-Vent:
Domaine Thillardon (100% Gamay Noir)

Fourth Course
Roasted Lamb Chops, yu choy and shitake mushrooms
Rhône Valley, Gigondas:
Domaine Montvac, 'Adage' (70% Grenache Noir, 25% Syrah, 5%

Fifth Course
Grilled Saigon Beef, mung bean noodle, Chinese celery
Rhône Valley, Vacqueyras:
Domaine Montvac, 'Variation' (100% Grenache Noir)

Steamed Coconut Rice Cake, coconut créme

Later Event: December 31
New Year's Eve 2016