Holiday Gala: Saturday, December 15

Auberge du Soleil
180 Rutherford Hill Rd.
Rutherford, CA 94573
Cost: Members $165 per person. Guests $175
Dress: Black Tie Optional

Beautiful Auberge du Soleil Resort is the perfect spot to celebrate the Holidays with your IW&FS friends and this promises to be a fun filled evening. Bring your dancing shoes as DJ Jason Ruderman will be on hand to provide wonderful music throughout the evening.

We will start the evening at 6:30 pm with a Sparking Wine reception and passed hors d’oeuvres. This will be followed by a 4-course dinner. And finally, you can hit the floor and enjoy the dancing.


Arancini, House Mozzarella, Pesto
Ahi Tuna Tartare, Wasabi Tobiko, Japanese Cucumber
Duck Rillette, Whole Grain Mustard, Cornichon, Crouton
Paired with Roederer Estate Brut, Anderson Valley, non-vintage

First Course
Day boat Scallop, Sweet Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts, Pomegranate
Paired with 2016 Reverie II, Roussanne-Marsanne,
Sand Lot Vineyard, El Dorado Foothills

Second Course
Sunchoke Soup, Almonds, Curry Oil, Chervil
Paired with 2014 Lynmar Estate Chardonnay, Russian River Valley

Lamb Ribeye, Roasted Cauliflower, Medjool Dates, Pistachios, Red Curry
Sauteed Grouper, Lentils du Puy, Ginger, Spinach, Orange Emulsion
Paired with 2015 Beringer Reserve Chardonnay, Napa Valley and
2011 Ca’ Marcarda, Toscana Promis, Italy (Gaja)

Valrhona Illanka Mousse Torte, Tarragon Custard,
Olive Oil Cake, Toasted Baguette Ice Cream
Paired with Lot 12 Porchlight, NIchelini Family Winery, Napa Valley
(port-style wine)

Coffee and Tea Service