Seagrape Wine Co. & Le Pecheur Wines Winemaker Dinner at Fritto Misto, Hermosa Beach

Meet the winemakers- Karen and Steve

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Fritto Misto Hermosa Beach & Gourmet Wine Getaways

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Featuring the wines of

Seagrape Wine Co & Le Pecheur

Los Olivos, CA

Host: Peter D. Kerr, Gourmet Wine Getaways
Special Guests: Karen Steinwachs & Steve Escobar, Winemakers

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 7:00 PM

$79 pp plus tax and gratuity

Winemakers Karen Steinwachs (pictured above) and Steve Escobar are modern renaissance folks that took slightly different paths through the business world but ended up at the same place- the Santa Ynez Valley, with a love and a passion for wine and food (in Steve’s case, seafood). Karen’s 20+ years in the wine industry including 14 at Buttonwood led her to start making her own wine in the early 2000’s under the Seagrape Wine Co. label, focused on Chardonnay and PNO from Santa Rita Hills. Meanwhile, Steve’s love of seafood, his culinary training and his grandfather/father’s garagiste winemaking adventures positioned him to carry on the family tradition and begin to make his own wine.
Tonight, we will have the pleasure of enjoying four wines, two from each winemaker, paired with the cuisine of Fritto Misto’s incredible culinary team. Gourmet Wine Getaways’ wine expert Peter Kerr will join the winemaking duo to discuss their wines, the pairings and answer any and all wine-related questions. Come learn how wine literally changed two lives- for the better. All the wines will also be available for ordering at very attractive prices so grab some friends and get the holiday season off to a great start. See you there!


 Fritto Misto: Fresh seasonal veggies, lightly battered & quick fried
2020 Le Pecheur Chenin Blanc, Joaquin’s Vineyard, Los Olivos District

 Homemade Crab Cake in a light mushroom cream sauce
2018 Seagrape Chardonnay, Zotovich Vineyard, Santa Rita Hills

Artichoke stuffed 4-cheese Gnocchi
2017 Seagrape Pinot Noir, Santa Rita Hills

 Sliced Hoisin Pork in a savory garlic sauce over fresh pasta
2019 Le Pecheur Syrah, Joaquin’s Vineyard, Los Olivos District

Piccolo Dolce

Freshly brewed Coffee or Tea

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