Norton Tasting & Dinner
The evening begins with a sparkling wine & appetizer reception in the Apostle Cellar, then on to our Sherry House for the Ten-year vertical Norton tasting. There you will have the opportunity to taste ten vintages, side-by-side, with Senior Winemaker Dave Johnson. The tasting is followed by a three-course gourmet wine dinner. Be one among the first to purchase some of the older Norton vintages.
April 14, 2018
Event typically lasts 4 hours.
The sparkling wine & appetizer reception will be held in the Apostle Cellar followed by the tasting in the Sherry House and then dinner will be served at Vintage Restaurant.
The sparkling wine & appetizer reception begins at 5:30 pm.
Business casual (jackets are optional). The Apostle Cellar will be cool please bring a jacket.
The sparkling wine reception will feature an assortment of appetizers and the dinner will be a three-course gourmet dinner matched with Stone Hill’s award-winning wines (this years menu is yet to be determined).
Our 2017 Norton Dinner Menu
1st Course: Dried Cherry and Gorgonzola Chicory salad with Blanc de Blancs Champagne Vinaigrette served with Reserve Chardonel
2nd Course: Petite Ribeye with Norton Buerre Rouge, Steamed Broccolini, locally grown baby carrots and rustic Chevre mashed potatoes served with 2001 Norton
3rd Course: Elderberry and Lemon Pavlova, crisp meringue with house made lemon curd, whipped cream and locally produced Elderberry syrup served with Cream Sherry
If you are looking for overnight accommodations Hermann has hundreds of B&B’s to choose from. More information can be found on visithermann.com.
If you enjoy Stone Hill’s Norton wines this is a must do event. The educational experience itself makes it worth the price of the ticket – it’s amazing how much you learn even if you only attend this event once in your life. Throw in the pleasant surroundings, the easy flow of conversation, the top tier level meal and the savings offered on special purchase prices of Stone Hill’s wines and you have the makings of a can’t miss evening. An event that’s geared towards all levels of wine lovers that all share a single passion — an enjoyment of Stone Hill’s Norton family of wines.”
– John E., Quincy, Illinois