2 night accommodation
Dinner for two (2) at Salt
Salt Winemakers Dinner
Franciscan Estate Vineyards
Thursday, January 24th 2013
An Evening with Jay Turnipseed, Winemaker for Franciscan
Reception in Salt lounge with Champagne and hors d’oevres
4-course menu prepared by Chef de Cuisine Rick Laughlin
Paired with the rich flavors and aromas of Franciscan wines.
$140 per person plus tax and gratuity
Franciscan wines will be available for retail sale after dinner.
Jay will be available to sign bottles purchased that night ONLY.
An exceptional evening of exquisite wines and culinary art
Come join us with an evening with Jay Turnipseed, Winemaker for Franciscan. Jay’s love of wine started with a 1953 bottle of Chateau Margaux and the bug carried him away. Jay started with Franciscan in 2004 and thrives making a quality Bordeaux blend that everyone will enjoy.
This event will start at 5:45pm with a glass of Champagne and hors d’oevres at Salt lounge where all of the guests will have a chance to meet Jay and chat with him about the winery, sense of place and how these lovely wines are made.
At 6:30pm guests will be invited to take their seats and enjoy 4-course menu prepared by Salt Chef de Cuisine Ricky Laughlin, paired with the rich flavors and aromas of Franciscan wines.
Franciscan is one of the Napa Valley’s most venerable wineries, with a rich history reaching back more than three decades. Franciscan wines take their signature style-the rare combination of rich, vibrant flavors framed by supple tannins-from the ideal climate offered by Napa Valley’s cool, southern half and from the time-honored tradition of small-lot winemaking, blending from hundreds of barrels to craft fine wines that fully express the classic varietie