Food | Wine
WINE DINNER WITH RUCA MALEN Pablo Cuneo, Winemaker & Lucas Bustos,Chef, Ruca Malen (For Ages 21 & Up) DEMONSTRATION. All of the guide books seem to agree: one winery that you won't want to miss while in Mendoza, Argentina is Ruca Malen. Nestled at the foothills of the Andes, Ruca Malen impresses with French influenced techniques (locally grown grapes are sourced and vinification is on site) that encourage the terroir to shine. Learn more about the process of creating these wines and their characteristic flavors and aromas from the wine maker, Pablo Cuneo . Lucas Busto s, the winery chef and a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, is well known throughout the region for his gourmet takes on regional cusine. At the winery restaurant, he creates a menu around each label, offering surprising pai r i ngs and , according to a number of reviewers, "one of the best meals you will ha ve in Argentina." Spend an evening in a casual setting l earning a lit tle about these affordable Argentine wines paired with this summer menu filled with seasonal delights:
Grilled Squash Ravioli with Lemon, Fennel & Granny Smith Apple Salad served with Yauquen Torrontes, 2012; Goat Cheese & Sun Dried Tomato Crostini with Quinoa Salad served with Yauquen Malbec-Cabernet, 2011; Olive Oil Cured Beef with Sweet Corn & Malbec Reduction served with Ruca Malen Malbec 2011; Mushroom-encrusted, Grilled Filet Mignon with Peppers & Chile Marmalade with Fire-roasted Parmesan Eggplant & Sweet Onion Chimichurri served with Ruca Malen Petit Verdot 2011; and
Bitter Chocolate Terrine with Dulce de Leche Fondant.
$65, no discounts or coupons can be applied to this class. CLASS TIME: 6:30 - 9 PM
14 openings available$65.00Pablo Cuneo, Ruca MalenSAN ANTONIO