Akbar – Marina del Rey & Gourmet Wine Getaways
A GOURMET WINE TASTING DINNER
Featuring the wines of
Kistler Vineyards & Occidental Wines
Host: Peter D. Kerr, The Wine Consultant
Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 7:00 PM
$120 per person, inclusive of tax and gratuity
The history of Kistler Vineyards dates back to 1978 when the Kistler family founded the winery in Sonoma County. Their first vintage, 1979, was a mere 3,500 cases. Wine production has grown to 25,000 cases & they now receive regular accolades from many notable wine critics.
In 2013, winemaker Steve Kistler founded Occidental Wines with the goal of producing world-class PNO from the Freestone-Occidental AVA in Sonoma. Wine critics, with their scores, say Steve is hitting home runs! Many of these wines are only available to their wine list subscribers, so this is a rare opportunity to enjoy & stock up on these highly sought after wines at very attractive prices.
Owner/chef Avinash Kapoor has created a wonderful menu to pair with five of Steve’s wines. Join Gourmet Wine Getaways’ wine expert Peter Kerr as we explore these wines & food pairings.
Limited to 22 guests so reserve early!
Puffed Puri stuffed with chutney-spiced potatoes
2015 Kistler Chardonnay, “Les Noisetiers” (R.P. -92 points)
2014 Kistler Chardonnay, Vine Hill Vineyard (W.A. -96 points)
Tandoori Wild Scottish Salmon
2014 Occidental Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast (A.G. -94 points)
Tandoori Rack of Lamb
2014 Occidental Bodega Headlands Cuvee Elizabeth Pinot Noir (W.A/A.G. -97 points)
2014 Occidental Station Cuvee Catherine Pinot Noir (W.A. -98 points, A.G. -96 points)
Advanced Reservations required: (310) 574-0666
Cancellations will only be accepted 48 hours in advance. No discounts or discount programs valid for this event.
Akbar: 3115 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA
Gourmet Wine Getaways (GWG) strongly encourages guests to utilize Lyft, Uber & other safe methods of transport in getting to and from wine events. We want you to be smart and safe, and as such, we ask that you do the responsible thing. GWG or the venues are not liable or responsible for arranging transport & the methods by which guests get to & from our wine events.