2017 Grapes & Grains Gala Menu & Pairings 


Hors D’Oeurves (Reception & Silent Auction)

Dried Turkish Apricots

Topped With Whipped Whispering Springs Goat Cheese & Toasted Sunflower Seeds


Whispering Springs & Monrovia Farms Ground Beef

Rudy’s Mushroom (RVA) Strudels

Rappahanock River Oysters Shucking Station

Featured Craft Beers:

Legend Brewery, Brown Ale

Legend Brewery, Spring Release

Featured Spirits:

Cirrus Vodka

James River Gin

Reservoir Distillery Whiskey



First Course 

Shaved Surry County (VA) Country Ham with Apple-Cherry Compote

Served on WPA (RVA) Crostini

With Manakin Towne Greens, Candied Pumpkin Seeds, & Shaved White Cheddar

Dressed in VA Apple Cider Vinaigrette


Horton, Viognier

Center of the Universe, Chin Music Amber Lager


Second Course 

Baked Rappahannock (VA) Catfish Cake

Paired With Apple & Purple Cabbage Slaw Smoked Paprika Remoulade


Private Cellar Wines, Homespun Sauvignon Blanc, Limited Release

Trapezium, Lucky 47 White Ale 



Third Course 

Smoked Tomato Braised

Boneless Beef Short Ribs

With Seared Byrd Mill (VA) Grit Triangle


Barboursville, Octagon

Strangeways, Woodbooger Belgian-Style Brown Ale



Fourth Course

Caramel Infused Cheesecake

With Macerated Strawberries



Belle Isle, Coffee-Infused Moonshine

Isley, Choosey Mother Peanut Butter Porter

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