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Taste Napa Valley, Tokyo 2012

2012/10/08 20:43 Fundraising Events, Newsletter, Wine Tastings


More than 1.5 million JPY raised for the Shine On! Kids programs!

November 6, 2012 – More than 100 guests strolled through Decanter and Flatiron sipping more than 40 wines from 21 Napa Valley Vintners and polishing off the tapas treats. More than 1 million JPY was raised through ticket sales and the amazing silent auction lots. A huge thank you to Taste Napa Valley, the Tokyo American Club and all of our sponsors for an amazing Tuesday night!

See more photos on our Facebook page!

====The Vintners====
Beringer Vineyards ~ Cakebread Cellars ~ Cardinale ~ Cliff Lede Vineyards ~ Flying Horse Winery ~ Grgich Hills Estate ~ HALL ~ Heitz Wine Cellars ~ Hestan Vineyards ~ Howell at the Moon ~ Long Meadow Ranch Winery ~ Luna Vineyards ~ Metaphora Wines ~ Miner Family Winery ~ PEJU ~ Pine Ridge Vineyards ~ Robert Mondavi Winery ~ Schramsberg Vineyards ~ Signorello Estate ~ Silverado Vineyards ~ Spring Mountain Vineyard

====The Food====
Camembert bruschetta’s/fig chutney/candied pecan
Tsukiji ceviche on “ice”
Creole spider rolls/avocado/chipotle aioli
Lentil salad/greek feta/roasted Spanish onions/cucumber
Endive salad/ver jus/bacon lardons
Boston lobster bisque cups/chive cream fraiche
Empanadas/foie gras/blackberry agrodolce
Lamb wellington/pancetta/autumn mushrooms
Slow braised beef “bourguignon”/truffled potato
Scallops from the flatiron/black olive tapenade/meyer lemon powder
Hyuga chicken tagine/date couscous/coriander pesto
Foie Gras Cotton Candy or Olive Oil Cotton Candy
Chocolate Pop Rocks Lollipop

Presented in cooperation with the Napa Valley Vintners association, Tokyo American Club Decanter and Flatiron. Proceeds go to Shine On! Kids.

Napa Valley Vintners
The Napa Valley Vintners is the non-profit trade association responsible for promoting and protecting the Napa Valley appellation as the premier winegrowing region. From seven founding members in 1944, today the association represents more than 430 Napa Valley wineries and collectively is a leader in the world-wide wine industry.