Napa River Grill and Westport Whiskey & Wine announce The Silver Oak Tower Tour 2012 is coming to Westport Village in Louisville, Kentucky. The Silver Oak Team and Tower will be on site for commemorative photos in the parking lot Friday, July 13, during the two events. Napa River Grill will host a special Silver Oak Wine Dinner while Westport Whiskey & Wine will host a VIP Tasting Event of the Silver Oak 40th Anniversary package and the remainder of the Silver Oak and Twomey Cellars portfolio.
The Silver Oak Tower Tour 2012 is now underway. The 12,000-mile journey across the United States began June 5, 2012 from the winery in Napa Valley, California. The 60-day trip will conclude on August 4, 2012, with a special celebration of the winery’s 40th Anniversary and the release of the 2008 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.
The Napa River Grill 5-course Wine Dinner begins at 6:30 pm with pan seared sea scallop with cauliflower puree, honeydew melon “glass”, and micro greens paired with 2010 Twomey Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc. The second course features oven roasted pork tenderloin wrapped in prosciutto and stuffed with figs, topped with balsamic peach foam paired with 2008 Twomey Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir. The third course is Duck Wellington with roasted beet and arugula salad paired with 2007 Twomey Napa Valley Merlot. The fourth course is a Maitake mushroom stuffed beef tenderloin with black plum and white soy demi glace and vegetable fried wild rice paired with 2007 Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. The fifth course cheese tasting will feature Grafton Cloth Bound aged cheddar, Beemster Xo, and Fourme J’Amber with accompaniments and paired with 2006 Silver Oak Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Tom Johnson, Silver Oak Brand Ambassador will be the featured presenter. The cost of the Wine Dinner is $95 per person plus tax and gratuity. Seating is limited. For reservations, call (502) 423-5822. Westport Whiskey & Wine will be the retail partner for this event. At the dinner, guests will have the opportunity to order bottles and/or cases of the featured wines at a 15% discount. Orders will be available for pick-up beginning Monday, July 16 at Westport Whiskey & Wine.
The Westport Whiskey & Wine VIP Tasting Event also begins at 6:30 pm and will feature Michael Solway, Silver Oak/Twomey Cellars Regional Sales Manager, presenting the Silver Oak and Twomey Cellars portfolio. Westport Whiskey & Wine will have the Special Limited Edition Silver Oak 2008 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Anniversary Package ($79.99 retail price) in stock for the event. Special pricing will be available for the VIP Tasting participants, plus happy hour pricing on all appetizers at Napa River Grill following the event. Seating is limited. The cost is $25 per person, or $20 for Tasting Club Members. For reservations, call (502) 708-1313.
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Silver Oak has been producing wine since 1972. The winery produces Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, both exceptional, food-friendly Cabernets that are extensively aged to be drinkable upon release. Follow the road trip: www.SilverOak.com/TowerTour2012.
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Napa River Grill is an independent and locally owned restaurant where the guest is paramount. For over a decade, Napa River Grill has served as Louisville's only upscale-casual dining restaurant featuring Northern California cuisine with Pacific-Rim fusion. The seasonal menu features food with many different ethnic influences and wines from California and new world regions. Visit http://www.napariverlouisville.com for more information.
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Westport Whiskey & Wine offers a twist on traditional liquor stores, because it has both a bar and a retail package license. The store holds weekly tasting events and conducts educational classes that include product sampling. Visit www.wesportwhiskeyandwine.com for more information.
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