Mission Inn hosting wine pairing dinner June 29

Our Far Niente, Nickel & Nickel Wine Dinner on Friday, June 29 will boast five delicious courses with carefully paired…

Posted by The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa on Saturday, June 9, 2018

Reservations are being taken now for an elegant four-course wine pairing dinner at Riverside’s historic Mission Inn.

The dinner will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, June 29, in the hotel’s Spanish Art Gallery. A reception will precede the dinner at 6:30 p.m.

The dinner will feature the wines of Far Niente, Nickel & Nickel, EnRoute and Bella Union.

Beginning with an amuse-bouche of tuna tataki with wasabi aioli, paired with 2016 Nickel & Nickel Truchard Chardonnay, the courses consist of:

  • First course: Pan-seared jumbo scallops with thyme beurre blanc, paired with 2016 Far Niente Chardonnay.
  • Second course: Heirloom tomato salad, paired with 2015 EnRoute Pinot Noir.
  • Main course: Grilled prime filet with lemon scented lobster risotto, paired with 2015 Nickel & Nickel State Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon.
  • Finale: Duet of artisan cheeses and pistachio mascarpone cupcake, paired with 2015 Bella Union Cabernet Sauvignon.

For a complete menu, click here.

Cost is $115 per person. A dinner and room package is also available. Reservations can be made by calling 800-843-7755.

Featured wines will be available to purchase at a discounted price on the night of the dinner.

For more information, click here.

The Mission Inn is at 3649 Mission Inn Ave.