Dan’s 12 Wines of Christmas Dinner: The Menu

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Dan’s 12 Wines of Christmas Dinner, presented by The Cardinale Group, is fast approaching! Buy your tickets now and get ready for an evening of local wines paired with a fabulous, four-course dinner prepared by North Fork Chocolate Company’s Executive Chef Steven Amaral.

We are excited to share the menu with you today. Stay tuned for the wine list!

Passed Appetizers
Parmesan and Sesame Frico

Gruyere and Local Goat Cheese Gougère 

First Course
Long Island Cheese Pumpkin Mezza Luna
Blue Cheese, Hazelnut Butter, Sage Broth 

Second Course
Charissa Spiced 8 Hands Farm Lamb Meatballs
Satur Farms Wild Baby Arugula, Ceci Beans, Sun Dried Tomatoes, Dates 

Third Course
North Fork Merlot Braised Beef Short Ribs
East End Oyster Mushrooms, Winter Vegetable Cous Cous 

North Fork Granny Smith Apple and Caramel Tart
Hal & Steve’s Vanilla Bean Ice Cream 

Bon Bons and Truffles
North Fork Chocolate Company 

Hurry, seating is extremely limited for Dan’s 12 Wines of Christmas Dinner, presented by The Cardinale Group, on Saturday, December 17, at North Fork Chocolate Company, 740 Main Road in Aquebogue. The night begins with a tasting experience at 6:30 p.m., followed by a multi-course sit-down wine-pairing dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets are $125 per person or $199 per couple and include tasting experience, the intimate sit-down dinner with wine pairings, and holiday gift bag. Tickets available now at 12WinesOfChristmas.com.