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On the Menu: Georgia Wine Table



April 13, 2011


Steven Hartmand and Maria Le RouxSteven Hartmand and Maria Le Roux

American wine aficionados know that a winery renaissance is taking place across North Georgia, where a new wave of vintners is producing wines of truly exceptional quality. One such winemaker is Maria Le Roux of Montaluce Winery, who will be pairing her vineyard’s offerings with the artisan-inspired cuisine of executive chef Steven Hartman at tomorrow night's Beard House dinner. Check out the tempting menu below, then click here to make a reservation. Hors d’Oeuvre Springer Mountain Chicken Liver Mousse with Mead Macarons and Honey-Roasted Peanuts Pickled Georgia Shrimp and House-Cured Local Rainbow Trout Roe on Corncakes Benton’s Bacon Pound Cake with Sweet-and-Sour Huckleberries and Maple Crème Fraîche Pairings: Montaluce Wildflower Mead 2010; Montaluce Primoro 2009; Montaluce Risata 2009 Dinner For the Table > House-Cured Ham and Buttermilk Biscuits with Whipped Butter and Peach Jam Pairing: Montaluce Viognier 2009 Pickled Beets with Whipped Spinning Spider Goat Cheese, Sorrel, Montaluce Wine Vinegar, and Extra Virgin Olive Oil Pairing: Montaluce Tramonto 2009 Georgia Lamb Terrine with Radish Pods, Persimmon Preserves, and Mint Pairing: Montaluce Cabernet Sauvignon 200 Sautéed Bramlett’s Farm Trout with Baby Bok Choy, House-Cured and Smoked Trout, and Sorghum Pairing: Montaluce Chardonnay 2009 Riverview Farms Slow-Cooked Pork Shoulder with Spring Onions, Young Mustard Greens, and Rhubarb Pairing: Montaluce Centurio 2008 Local Organic Farm Fresh Egg Custard with Crème Caramel Sauce and Candied Pecans Pairing: Montaluce Dolce 2009