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FEBRUARY 7-9, 2020

Event Details

**For years Grand View Lodge has been hosting the wine industry leaders for a weekend of tastings and fun. de’Vine Wine and Culinary Weekend brings together over 200 wines from around the world for your pleasure.

Friday evening there are two exceptional wine dinners for you to choose to be a part of. A different winemaker will host each dinner accompanied by a Grand View Lodge Chef and celebrity guest. With this six-course experience you will explore how our chef’s culinary creations will fuse your taste buds with the ideal ‘vino’ to complement each note. Pick the dinner with a menu that fits your flavor and for an extra cost enjoy an event made for royalty. Reservations required.

Saturday’s events will keep you intrigued. Learn from the winemakers themselves as they reveal the secrets behind good pairings and good vines. The people who study the history and trends of wine around the world will be present to answer your questions. From wine dinners, classes, culinary celebrities, and the Grand Tasting—you will have no problem having a great time. Join us for this amazing weekend dedicated to the art of wine and its best complements!

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7

7:00pm | SILVER OAK/TWOMEY WINE DINNER | MENU
$135/person | Cru | Reservations required. SOLD OUT
This Napa vineyard is very well known and will no doubt
sell out quickly.

7:00pm | J. WILKES WINE DINNER | MENU
$95/person | Heritage Room | Reservations required. SOLD OUT
The winemaker, Wes Hagen, will be hosting the dinner. J. Wilkes is a winery in the Central Coast of California.


SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8

10:30am | RIEDEL GLASS TASTING WITH MINER WINES
$55/person | Reservations required. (Norway Room)
The class will be tasting wines from the Miner vineyard in Napa, and will get to keep a set of Riedel glasses ($140 value).

10:30am-11:30am | CULINARY CLASSES & WINE SEMINARS #1
Exploring Burgundy & the History of Louis Jadot
Greg Bruhn, D&E Fine Wine Group (Gull Lake Center - Lake Margaret)

Discovering Barossa Valley Mary Braun, Delegat Wines
(Gull Lake Center - Lake Itasca)

Loide’ Oils & Vinegars
(Gull Lake Center - Lake Edward)

History of Wine Wes Hagen, J. Wilkes Winemaker
(Norway Center - Birch Room)

Discover Northern Portugal – Port & Red Wine
from the Douro Valley
John Harford, Premium Ports
(Norway Center - Oak Room)

11:45am-2:00pm
Keynote Speaker Chef Justin Sutherland
Appeared on Bravo’s Top Chef Season 16 Iron Chef America. Associated with several Minnesota restaurants including: Pearl and The Thief (Stillwater), Handsome Hog (St. Paul), and Gray Duck Tavern (St. Paul). In addition to The Handsome Hog, the Lowertwon restaurant he opened as executive chef, Sutherland, along with restaurateur Pat Conroy, will operate Eagle Street Grill, Fitzgerald’s Public Kitchen and Bar, Green Lantern, and OxCart Alehouse.

ProStart Cooking Challenge | Soup Challenge

2:00pm-3:00pm | CULINARY CLASSES & WINE SEMINARS #2
Mixology Jeff Rogers, Jester Concepts
(Gull Lake Center - Lake Margaret)

Australia Rediscovered Marcus Hanson, Small Lot MN (Gull Lake Center - Lake Itasca)

Loide’ Oils & Vinegars
(Gull Lake Center - Lake Edward)

Bubbles! Stephen Braun, Winebow
(Norway Center - Birch Room)

Miner Wines Mike Steffel
(Norway Center - Oak Room)

Wine Wars (Paso vs Lodi)
Patty Gaetz, D&E Fine Wine Group & Joe Toohey, Lange Twins
(Norway Center - Norway Room)

3:30pm-4:30pm | CULINARY CLASSES & WINE SEMINARS #3
Mixology Jeff Rogers, Jester Concepts (Gull Lake Center - Lake Margaret)

Ancient to Local Cider Making with Milk & Honey Ciders
Cold Spring MN (Gull Lake Center - Lake Itasca)

Loide’ Oils & Vinegars
(Gull Lake Center - Lake Edward)

101 Reasons to Drink More Wine Wes Hagen, J. Wilkes Winemaker
(Norway Center - Birch Room)

Argentina – Your Next Wine Destination Eugenio Meschini, Famiglia Meschini Wines
(Norway Center - Oak Room)

Red Wine: Its all about the Details…Tannin + Oak + Age
Sharlene Peterson - Certified Sommelier, Certified Sommelier (CMS) Wine Educator, Twin Cities Wine Education, Inc. (Norway Center - Norway Room)


5:30pm-8:30pm | GRAND TASTING | MENU

  • Experience over 200 of the finest wines and a variety of culinary flavors delicately prepared by our talented chefs.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9

9:00am-11:00am | CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH | MENU
Package guests only. (Gull Lake Center)


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