Welcome to Mt. Vernon Winery

Wine Cave Dinners

A few times a year, Mt. Vernon hosts Wine Cave Dinners for its Wine Club members. During these dinners, Chef Glen Johnson, of Under the Canapé Catering, prepares a delectable demonstration menu to pair with Mt. Vernon Wines. There are usually a few tickets available for the general public. To reserve your spot, it costs $125 per person.

Upcoming Dinner:

June 1, 2019

First Course

Seared yellowfin tuna poke salad in a filo cup wasabi cream red caviar and micro greens paired with 2018 Rose Bubbles

Sweet and hot chili glazed gulf prawns with black toasted sesame seeds paired with 2016 Grenache

Second Course

Caramelized six onion soup with gruyere cheese puff pastry

Six types of onions including leeks, shallots, vadalia, baby red and white pearl, sweet maui, and seasonal ramps slowly caramelized then a rich beef bone broth is added with cognac, port and a touch of Cabernet, simmered slowly for hours. And there you go – you have created an incredible rich, French onion soup. Accented with crisped pork lardons and a gruyere cheese puff pastry crust and fresh micro chives. 

Wine pairing: Cab Franc Vertical II

Third Course

Tamarind tacos de carnitas de pato

Slow cooked duck legs and thighs with the aroma of Mexican cinnamon and orange. Shredded and pan fried until crisp. Served on a corn tortilla with a grilled pineapple salsa, tamarind glaze, pickled onion, shredded dikon radish, lime and fresh micro cilantro. 

Wine pairing: 2016 Lake County Zinfandel 

Fourth Course

Dijon mustard marinated angus beef flank steak

Grass fed angus beef flank steak marinated with dijon mustard, white wine, olive oil shallots, garlic, fresh tarragon and rosemary, then seared on the grill until the perfect medium rare. Served with yukon gold fresh horseradish mashed potatoes, burgundy demi glaze with California wild mushrooms, and haricot verts gremolata with fire roasted piquo peppers. 

Wine pairing: Napa Valley Merlot

Fifth Course

Julia Child’s pot du creme au chocolate

Fresh brewed artisan roast coffee

Wine pairing: 20th Anniversary Zinful 



Call 530-823-1111 or email wineclubmtvernonwinery@gmail.com