Just before I headed to visit my stepmom in Florida, she’d left a voicemail on my home phone.
“Are you interested in a gourmet food and wine tasting dinner on the day after you arrive? Let me know”
I called back, “I’m in!”
Here was our menu:
My stepmom and I were joined by four of her friends and started with a pre-dinner cocktail. Moving into the dining room, seated overlooking a lake I observed all the attentions to detail including this snazzy “butter rose”:
Here were our courses:
Somehow, to my dismay, I missed taking a picture of the next course which was beautifully presented and delicious. Sorry about that!
And last, we were offered a lovely ruby Port to cap off the evening.
I was in a wine and foodie state of bliss and went to sleep recounting each course as I drifted into dreamland. Every bite was delightful, artistically plated and the wines were superb. The Rose and Pinot Noir were my absolute faves!