Give your preference buds a holiday and spend an evening along with Chef Kevin Binkley at the MacPhail Wine Dinner. The six-path eating collaboration involves pairings from MacPhail Wines of California. Seating begins at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, December 3, at Binkley’s Restaurant, 69twenty E. Cave Creek Rd., Cave Creek, Arizona.
The stellar menu involves fresh seafood, meat, and fowl arrangements showcasing wintry taste profiles. Each path is paired along with red and white varietals from MacPhail Wines, along with vineyards located on California’s Sonoma Coast and in the Anderson Valley.
Cost is $1twenty plus tax and gratuity. Interested parties might make their reservations by calling 480-437-1072 or heading to binkleysrestaurant.com.
Known for his hands-on approach, producer James MacPhail uses traditional methods in his small-range production. The Supper will certainly feature vintages from four of his vineyards including a Chardonnay, and several Pinot Noirs.
Passed hors d’oeuvres will certainly commence the evening, followed by four, sumptuous dishes, and dessert mignardises. From Chilled Poached Swordfish Carpaccio to Duck Confit and House-gained Charcuterie, each dish brings a brand-new taste to the table.
Passed hors d’oeuvres
Chilled Poached Swordfish Carpaccio
pear, pomegranate, arugula, red endive, pistachio
2012 Gaps Crown Vineyards Chardonnay
aged gouda, black pepper cherries, watercress, chocolate rye crostini, persimmon mustard
2009 Sangiacamo Vineyards Pinot Noir
shaved truffles, sherry roasted button mushrooms, bacon lardoons, frisee
2010 Pratt Vineyards Pinot Noir
Apple Butter Agnolotti
caramelized pearl onions, parsley root, baby mustard greens
2010 Toulouse Vineyards Pinot Noir
Braised Beef Cheeks
butternut squash gnocchi, leeks, candied kumquat
2011”The Flyer” Pinot Noir
Chef Kevin Binkley was a James Beard Award finalist for Ideal Chef of the Southwest in 2012, 2013 and 2014. He owns and operates four, award-winning bistros including Binkley’s Restaurant, Café Bink, Bink’s Midtown, and Bink’s Scottsdale. For much more short article or to contact Binkley’s Restaurant at 480-437-1072 or visit www.binkleysrestaurant.com.