Special Events at the Cottage

Continuum Wine Dinner, hosted by Tim & Dante Mondavi

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

6:30pm:Enjoy a glass of sparkling & passed canapés on Veranda, weather permitting    

7:00pm: Dinner

Four generations of the Mondavi family have grown and produced wines among the world's finest. Tim and Marcia Mondavi, along with their children, maintain this continuum of excellence, innovation and tradition at their estate, high on Pritchard Hill.

 

We invite you to meet Tim Mondavi and his son Dante Mondavi on this special evening at the Cottage.

 

 

Chef's Tasting Menu

FIRST COURSE 

Oyster Bisque with Dill Crème Fraîche, Cucumber and Spring Onion Relish finished with Buttermilk Fried Oysters

Wine Pairing: 2012 Stony Hill Chardonnay, Napa Valley

 

SECOND COURSE 

Housemade Fettuccine with Wild Mushrooms and Duck Sausage finished with Fresh Herbs and Pecorino

Wine Pairing: 2005 Continuum 

 

INTERMEZZO

 

THIRD COURSE 

Beef Rib with Potato and Black Truffle Flan finished with Demi-Glace

Wine Pairing: 2011 Continuum

 

FOURTH COURSE 

Chocolate Souffléwith Strawberry Gelato and  Lavender Anglaise

Wine Pairing: 2014 Continuum

$195 | price per person includes canapés and wine pairings listed. Tax, gratuity, and additional beverages not included. Payment is due upon reservation. No cancellations or refunds.

Only a select amount of 2014 Continuum is allocated for sale that evening. Due to the shortage of the 2015 vintage, 12 bottles will be offered by lottery for those interested.

For guest seating, there will be one communal table for parties of 4 or less guests. For parties or 6 or more, you will be seated at your own table.

 

Only 40 seats are available.

 

Call today for your reservations - (636) 244-2233

 

 

Meet Tim & Dante Mondavi...

 

Tim Mondavi

Tim Mondavi is the winegrower, visionary and creative force behind all aspects of Continuum Estate.  He has devoted his life's work and passion to enhancing the art of wine.  In 1974, armed with a degree from UC Davis in viticulture & enology Tim joined the winemaking team at Robert Mondavi Winery.  It was there Tim guided wine research programs, led the development of Napa's Appellation system and mentored many wine makers over the years. His first-hand experience in winegrowing extends to Italy, Chile, Australia and France where Tim developed, or was an integral part of, a number of luxury wines including Opus One in Napa, Ornellaia and Luce in Italy, and Sena in Chile.

Dante Mondavi -

Dante Mondavi, born and raised in Napa Valley, learned about wine from early on following in his father, grandfather and sibling's footsteps. From sorting fruit at Robert Mondavi Winery to rolling barrels at Opus One, to gathering pressure bomb samples in To-Kalon, Oakville and Stags Leap, he has learned on the job. Dante joined the Continuum team to assist his father in the winery for the first vintages and served as cellar master from 2005-2010. In 2011 Dante became Director of East Coast sales in both the U.S. and Canada for Continuum. In 2013 Dante and his brother Carlo founded their own winery, RAEN, to produce Pinot Noir from the Sonoma Coast.

 

 

For Reservations

call (636) 272-5500 or (636) 244-2233

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