Lake County Wine Studio Hosts Wine & Art Reception + Winemaker Dinner

May 7, 2016, 4:00PM - 8:00PM


LAKE COUNTY, CA – Lake County Wine Studio (LCWS) is hosting a wine tasting event featuring wines from Cache Creek Vineyards, and artist reception with artists Rolf Kriken and Karen Turcotte on May 6, 5-8PM and May 7, 4-7PM.   This event includes an optional progressive 3-course winemaker dinner at the Tallman Hotel following the appetizer course at the Studio on May 7.  Winemaker Derek Holstein will be at the Studio and Tallman Hotel for the reception and the special dinner event.  Musical guest on guitar is Steve Winkle.

The $15 ($12/pp for Studio club members) wine sampler and appetizers by Fresh and Bangin' Eatery presented at the Studio will showcase the 2014 Sauvignon Blanc with a split pea crostini with lardons, 2013 Chardonnay with a blackened fish taco, 2011 Reserve Chardonnay with carmelized onion + asiago latka with creme fraiche and chives, and 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon with cherry mole on beef tenderloin over rice.

The wines and menu prepared by guest chef Mark Linback at the Tallman Hotel on May 7 will feature the 2014 Cabernet Rosé with a baby spring vegetable salad dressed with goat cheese, almonds and parsley sauce, followed by the 2010 Syrah with roast breast of duck, celery root puree, walnut slaw and red wine gastrique. The dessert course will be a chocolate mascarpone sandwich with berry glaze paired with the 2010 Petite Sirah.

Reservations for the Saturday tasting at the Studio and dinner at the Tallman are $80 plus tax and may be obtained by calling the Tallman Hotel at 707-275-2244 ext. 0.  

Lake County Wine Studio is a gallery for display and sale of arts and a tasting room, wine bar and retail shop for the fine wines of Lake County. Artist’s shows are held on a monthly basis with art and wine receptions held the first Friday and subsequent Saturday of each month.

The gallery is located at 9505 Main Street in Upper Lake and is open Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 7 PM, and Friday from 1 to 8 PM.  The Kriken / Turcotte art exhibit will be on display through May 30.   For more information call Lake County Wine Studio at (707) 275-8030 or (707) 293-8752.

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