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Winemaker’s Dinner featuring Bill Grassie, William Grassie Wine Estates (Woodinville, WA)

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Price $85.00
Instructor: William Grassie, Vintner & Winemaker
Location: The Culinary Center of Kansas City
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Join us for a special Winemaker’s Dinner with Bill Grassie, founder and vintner, of William Grassie Wine Estates (Woodinville, WA).

Bill moved from Kansas City to Seattle in 2006 to embark upon his vision to create world-class wines, including premier Bordeaux style wines. His passion for gardening led him to plant a vineyard on a bare patch of ground at his new Washington property which ultimately led to the creation of his first vintage in 2011.

Today William Grassie Wine Estates produces acclaimed wines that fall into that coveted 90+ rating by Wine Spectator. This passionate winemaker will be in our kitchens tonight sharing some of his favorite wines as well as educating us about Washington State wines and wineries. 

To highlight these wines, Chef Brandon Winn (Webster House, Room 39) has crafted a 5-course menu that not only spotlights the wines but also features dishes inspired by Washington wine country and its rich culinary resources.

Savor dishes like Grilled Salmon with Beurre Rouge, Smoked Apple, Watercress & Prosciutto; Braised Beef Croquette with Crab, Leeks & Brown Butter; and other innovative dishes from this consummate professional up-and-coming chef. 

This evening will be magic as we learn about the relatively young and highly experimental Washington State wine region which grows dozens of grape varietals and produces wines, over 45% of which are rated over 90 points by Wine Spectator. An incredible statistic and reason to celebrate Washington State wines.  

Demonstration Class | Dinner, Wine Pairing & Wine Education
Thu 8/5/21    6:30-9:00 p.m.

NOTE:  Unless otherwise noted, each evening class fee includes one glass of beer/wine, with additional beverages available at a nominal cost. 

NOTE: For Onsite Classes,please note that we are committed to providing the highest degree of safety for our guests including compliance with all applicable governmental orders. In this regard our protocols may change from day to day and we ask for your patience as we maneuver this not-so-delicious time.  We have limited enrollment in our classes in order to provide for appropriate social distancing so it is important that you let us know at the time of registration whether you will be sitting next to someone else attending the class. You can note this in the “comments” section when you register online, or you can call us with this information at 913-341-4455.  In this case, we will assume that you and the other person(s) are comfortable sitting next to each other. When you arrive, please check in with our Class Assistant who will give you information as to where you will be seated.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us!