Longboard Vineyards showcases California’s Russian River Valley at a superb Alberto’s Ristorante wine dinner.


Photo by Jennifer Dow

Spring Wine Tasting with winemaker Oded Shakked
Featuring wines from Longboard Vineyards

First Course

Seafood Sampler – Clams casino, oysters Rockefeller, grilled calamari,
and shrimp wrapped with Fontina cheese and prosciutto

Longboard Vineyards 2011 Sauvignon Blanc, Russian River Valley

Second Course

Beef and Mushroom Ravioli – Beef, portabella mushroom,
and Asiago cheese filled raviolis finished with sautéed wild mushrooms,
and grape tomatoes in a cognac demi-glaze

Longboard Vineyards 2010 Point Break, North Coast Red Blend

Third Course

Pork Osso Bucco – Braised pork shank with celery, carrots, and onions
in a merlot and cabernet wine sauce

Dakine Vineyard 2009 Merlot, Russian River Valley
Redgrav Vineyard 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley

Fourth Course

Bosc Poached pear – Stuffed with mascarpone cheese

Longboard Vineyards 2010 Late Harvest Semillon, North Coast