(Cheese platter - small)
Wine & Cheese Pairing - $35 per person
Taste five cheeses picked specifically to pair with five of our current release wines; Pinot Grigio, Rosato di Sangiovese, Sangiovese, Black Glass Zinfandel and Phenomenon
2018 Pinot Grigio paired with: Tomme Brebis Vache (Cow / Sheep’s Milk Blend, Pyrenees)
2018 Rosato di Sangiovese paired with: Sky Hill (Goat’s Milk, Napa Valley)
2017 Sangiovese paired with: Monte Grappa (Aged Cow’s Milk, Veneto, Northern Italy)
2016 ‘Black Glass Vineyard’ Zinfandel paired with: Piave Vecchio (Cow’s Milk, Italy)
2016 Phenomenon paired with: Seascape (Cow / Goat Blend, Central Coast, California)
Chocolate Truffle Pairing - $32 per person
Enjoy a selection of chocolate truffles from Anette’s Chocolate that pair with our current release wines; Pinot Grigio, Rosato di Sangiovese, Sangiovese, Black Glass Zinfandel and Phenomenon
2018 Pinot Grigio paired with a Chocolate Covered Candied Ginger truffle - Candied ginger covered in 58% dark chocolate
2018 Rosato di Sangiovese paired with a White Chocolate Covered Apricot truffle - Tart apricots in a creamy white center, hand dipped in European white chocolate.
2017 Sangiovese paired with the Sabori chocolate truffle - This chocolate consists of three distinct layers. The bottom is a thin layer of chewy vanilla caramel, followed by a layer of marzipan which adds a wonderful almond nuttiness and the final layer is a truffle consisting of dark chocolate, cabernet wine and bits of tart cherry. The layers are hand cut into squares and covered with an outer shell of 58% dark chocolate.
2016 'Black Glass Vineyard' Zinfandel paired with a Tart Cherry Chocolate truffle - 56% dark chocolate, Cabernet Sauvignon and bits of dried tart cherries are blended together to make an amazing truffle center. This truffle center is poured out onto a candy table and cut into squares. The squares are enrobed in 58% chocolate and topped off with a whole tart cherry.
2016 Phenomenon paired with a Dark Chocolate Peanut Cluster truffle - 58% dark chocolate blended with roasted peanuts and chardonnay brittle. This blend is poured out onto our candy tables and cut into squares. Each square is enrobed in 58% dark chocolate.
Enjoy the chocolates by themselves - $12 per box
Cheese Platter - $15 small | $25 large
Enjoy a selection of cheeses that were chosen to compliment the Benessere Vineyard wines.
Nicassio Foggy Morning- This fresh cow’s milk cheese from the Lafranchi family, in Marin County, was named the Best Fromage Blanc style cheese in North America and is 100% organic. Meant to be enjoyed immediately after it’s produced, this rindless cheese is a perfect compliment with crisp wines.
Prairie Breeze Cheddar- From Milton Creamery in Iowa, this white Cheddar is made from vegetarian rennet and is aged a minimum of 9 months. Made from pasteurized cow’s milk, it’s grassy, creamy, and mild with a slight crunch.
Piave Vecchio- Produced since 1960, this hard, pasteurized cow’s milk cheese is from Veneto, Italy. Aged for 12 months, this Parmesan-Reggiano style cheese is named for a nearby river, and is DOC protected.
Small - 2 to 4ppl
Large - 4 to 6 ppl