“Backroads of Burgundy” Luncheon

May 17, 2024

General Admission : Sold Out!

11:30am - 1:30pm

White Elephant Ballroom, 19 North Water St

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Event Description

Travel the gently rolling hills of Burgundy from Chablis to Puligny Montrachet to Santenay, Mercurey and Fuissé. We will start with a tasting and discussion of the wines followed by a delicious 3-course luncheon. You will be whisked away to one of the most cherished wine regions in the world.

Join esteemed winemaker and writer, Alex Gambal as he leads a vibrant discussion about Burgundy today and in the future. Alex lived as an expat in Burgundy beginning in the early 90’s. He began producing wine in a region steeped in history and family legacy.

The collection of Burgundian winemakers and proprietors around our table represent sub-regions and styles from Côte de Beaune, Côte de Nuit, Côte Chalonnaise.

The esteemed chefs for this luncheon include award-winning cuisine of chefs Max Boonthanakit and Lijo George of Camphor, a Michelin-starred modern French bistro in LA, as well as the beloved Cesare Casella, chef, restaurateur, and author from NYC.

This luncheon will begin with an in depth wine tasting, followed by a 3-course luncheon. The afternoon will be terroir-driven, personality-packed, and not to be missed!

Winemakers and Wineries:
  • Alex Gambal, Alex Gambal Wines, Burgundy, FR
  • Amaury Devillard, Château de Chimirey, Mercurey, FR
  • Céline Hirsche, Maison Auvigue, Fuissé, FR
  • Christian Moreau, Domaine Christian Moreau Père & Fils, Chablis, FR
  • Laurent Drouhin, Maison Joseph Drouhin, Burgundy, FR
  • Philippe Pascal, Domaine du Cellier aux Moines, Givry, FR
  • William Waterkyn, Château Jessiaume, Santenay, FR
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