Wines of Spain Mini Wine Dinner at Acacia Mid-Town, Richmond, VA

by artfuldiner on August 19, 2009

in Special Events, Wine Dinner

acaciaOn Wednesday, August 26th, one of my favorite culinary haunts in Richmond, VA, Acacia Mid-Town, will welcome Ben Martin from Elite Wines, who will preside over a mini wine dinner featuring a number of interesting Spanish vintages.


Here’s a rundown on the menu and wine pairings…


1st Course: Spanish Goat Cheese, Roasted Sweet Pepper, Basil, Capers, Sherry Vinegar, Honey Reduction

Wine: 2008 Castelo de Medina Verdejo, Rueda


2nd Course: Calamari and Mussel Risotto with Raisins and Pine Nuts

Wine: 2008 Nessa Albarino, Rias Biaxas


3rd Course: Cod on Brandade with White Wine Garden Herb Sauce

Wine: 2005 Jean Leon Chardonnay, Penedes


Duck with Peaches on Lentils with Bacon and Onions

Wine: 2002 Jean Leon Cabernet Reserva, Penedes


The cost for the Wines of Spain Mini Wine Dinner is $35.00 per person. For more information, or to make reservations, please call (804) 562-0138.


If you live, or are sojourning anywhere in the Richmond, VA, area, Acacia Mid-Town is always worth a visit.

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