Catal Restaurant in Downtown Disney has scheduled their next wine dinner for Tuesday, July 17, 2007, featuring the wines of Artesa Winery with representative Jim Spears. The menu is as follows, though menu items and wines are subject to change.
oyster, apple and pickled beet shooter
ahi tartare on crisp wonton with ponzu sorbet
2005 Chardonnay, Carneros
lobster with corn agnolotti and summer truffles
2004 Reserve Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley
bing cherry stuffed squab "roulade" with poached egg, frisee and coppa
2005 Pinot Noir, Carneros
grilled Colorado lamb loin with apricot-basil risotto
2003 Tempranillo, Alexander Valley
Snake River Farms seared Kobe beef with five-spice poached figs and foie gras brulee
2003 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
strawberry-rhubarb parfait with pound cake croutons and crystallized ginger
2004 Select Late Harvest Gewurztraminer, San Benito County
$99 plus tax and gratuity
Executive Chef: Greg Stillman
General Manager: Albert Leung
Their wine dinners usually start at 6:30 with the hors d'oeuvres.
Call Catal (714-774-4442) for reservations.