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October 24, 2013

Williamsburg Inn Welcomes Winemaker Peter Mondavi Jr.

Winemaker Peter Mondavi Jr. makes a visit to the Williamsburg Inn from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5 for a pairing of wines from the Charles Krug Winery with savory selections prepared by the Inn’s Executive Chef Travis Brust.

The six wines selected are Chardonnay Carneros, 2011; Sauvignon Blanc, St. Helena, Napa 2012; Merlot, Napa 2010; Cabernet Sauvignon, Yountville – Napa 2010; Family Reserve Generations Estate Bottled, Napa 2010; and a limited release Zinfandel port, Lot XVI, Napa.

Guests will move from station to station mingling with the winemaker and chefs while enjoying such food pairings as whole roasted duckling and foie gras torchon, hand-crafted Cavatelli pasta with braised bison osso bucco, Chesapeake jumbo crab, vegetables grown in Colonial Williamsburg’s colonial gardens, rockfish and Chateaubriand. Dessert selections include candied bacon and Virginia peanut cupcakes, mission fig compote, Tilston Blue Point cheese, chocolate cardamom ice cream and roasted walnuts with apricot honey.

Tickets are $75 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are available by calling 888-965-7254. The wines will be available for sale by the bottle following the tasting experience.

Media Contact:
Barbara Brown