St. Louis Readers: Wine Dinner @ Franco w/ Jeff Jeff Birkemeier


French Wine Dinner at Franco
$65 per person (plus tax and gratuity)
Tuesday October 28
1535 South Eighth
St. Louis, Missouri 63104
Please call 314.436.2500 for reservations.
Please join us on Tuesday, October 28 as we pair the great French wines from North Berkeley Imports along with the cuisine of Franco, one of the premier restaurants in St. Louis. The four course meal will include a discussion on French wines led by Certified Sommelier Jeff Birkemeier of The Wine Merchant, Ltd. and Aaron Zwicker from wine distributor Golden Barrel. Reservations are required. Seating is limited. You can make a reservation at Franco for this exciting event by simply calling 314-436-2500. Here are the courses and wines for this exciting event…

First Course
Seared Sea Scallops With A Parsnip Purée and A Champagne Gastrique
NV Domaine du Margalleau Vouvray Brut

Second Course
Wild Mushroom Ravioli With A Truffle-Cream Sauce
2006 Domaine Perraud Mâcon-Villages “Vieilles Vignes”

Third Course
Duck Confit With Grits And Seared Apples
2006 Le Clos du Caillou Côtes du Rhône “Cuvée Unique”

Fourth Course
Elk Loin With Purple Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts And A Fig Demi-Glace
2006 Domaine du Caillou Châteauneuf-du-Pape “Les Safres”


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