The Wine Dinner will feature a wine class, led by Jonathon Alsop, founder of the Boston Wine School and accomplished teacher, author and wine writer. Following the class will be a delectable five-course wine pairing dinner, prepared by Manor Executive Chef Peter Sheedy.
The event will start at 6:30 p.m. with Hors d’oeuvres and canapés paired with NV Gloria Ferrer Brut. At 7 p.m., Alsop will begin the wine class, sharing his wine knowledge while guests sample three different wines.
Following the class, guests will enjoy a five-course dinner.
Roasted pumpkin soup with red curry and coconut cream;
Smoked mussels with brown butter and crispy shallots;
Arugula salad simply dressed with lemon and oil, with candied pumpkin seeds, zante currants & a warm goat cheese crouton;
Pan-roasted chicken statler breast with potato puree, roasted root vegetables and a maple mustard sauce;
Heirloom apple buckle with vanilla sauce and a cranberry and ginger compote.
Each course will be paired with a complementing wine. Vegetarian options will be available but should be requested in advance. All wines will be selected from the award winning wine cellar at the Manor On Golden Pond.
The cost is $115 per person, which includes the wine class, dinner, gratuity and taxes. Advanced reservations are required as seating is limited. Any guests wishing to stay at the Manor will receive a 30% discount off of the inn’s regular winter best available rates, but rooms need to be booked in advance. Reservations for the Wine Dinner and accommodations can be made by calling (603) 968-3348 or (800) 545-2141.