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Snake River AVA Happenings: Updated: Nov 3, 2016: Happenings at Parma Ridge and The Buzz


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It’s almost time for the monthly wine dinner at The Buzz – Coffee Café and Wine in Boise. Here is the latest information. Hope to see you there. Robin and I go Tuesday evenings and she will be there this month. Yea!

 

 

Our November Wine Dinner will be on the 8th and 9th. November is Election Month and in honor of the Presidential Election we will be focusing on Wine Politics. No we will not be talking about politicians or anything of that nature. We will be going over the various politics of wine and some of the unusual laws that govern wine and how it is produced. There are plenty of seats available so make your reservations now and join us for a fantastic dinner of fine foods and some really great wines paired to each course, as well as loads of information about wines and the laws that surround them. Call (208) 344-4321 or email us at Buzzwine@cableone.net and get your seat now. Dinner starts at 630pm and the cost is only 20.00 per person.

The Openiong wines!

The Opening wines!

Hoe Cakes and Corn Souffle 2014 Bonnie Doon 14.4% alc pretty good with the appetizers [17] $17.00

Hoe Cakes and Corn Souffle
sour cherry chutney
2014 Bonnie Doon

14.4% alc pretty good with the appetizers [17] $17.00

Senate Bean Soup 2013 Saawbuck Malbec alc 13.0% good paring with the soup and the beans [17] $17.00

Senate Bean Soup
2013 Sawbuck Malbec

alc 13.0% good paring with the soup and the beans [17] $17.00

Nixon Diet Salad 2015 Ammunition Chardonnay alc 14.5 went OK with the salad, but not much more [16] $19.00

Nixon Diet Salad
2015 Ammunition Chardonnay

alc 14.5 went OK with the salad, but not much more [16] $19.00

Chicken Picant Sauteed Spinach Sweet Potato Haystack 2015 La Mano Cabernet alc 14.0% deinitely a cab. went well with dinner, especially the spiciness [18] $18.00

Chicken Picant
Sauteed Spinach
Sweet Potato Haystack
2015 La Mano Cabernet

alc 14.0% deinitely a cab. went well with dinner, especially the spiciness [18] $18.00

Georgia Kiss Pudding Beggars Pudding 2014 Force of Nature Blend alc 14.5% went well with the dessert with hints of fruit, apple, pear [18] $18.00

Georgia Kiss Pudding
Beggars Pudding
2014 Force of Nature Blend

alc 14.5% went well with the dessert with hints of fruit, apple, pear [18] $18.00

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Happenings at Parma Ridge Winery
Friday Nov 4, 2016 – Sunday Nov 6, 2016

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Warm Up this weekend with Wonderful wine, Fabulous food and an Amazing view!

It’s Autumn at Parma Ridge! Enjoy the beautiful colors in the view, the changing vines and the trees in the valley. This weekend is scheduled to be sunny and clear. Come enjoy it at Parma Ridge! We have excellent cuisine and wine tasting all weekend. We are open Friday, 12-9 p.m., Saturday 12-5 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. with our regular menu all weekend long. We have Happy Hour on Friday evening from 4-7p.m. and Sunday Brunch Specials. Due to limited inside space, reservations are recommended if dining inside this weekend.

It’s HARVEST time at Parma Ridge – See our Facebook page for pics of the continuing harvest! Yesterday we pressed off our first batch of Merlot and today we crushed and de-stemmed Tempranillo!

Also, this weekend we are sampling the 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec as well as our 2016 Estate Grown Dry Gewurztraminer. And we might just have our 2016 Estate Grown Viognier to try!

  1. Tasty Featured Entrees This Weekend:
    Cream of Mushroom Soup (Vegetarian) $6.95 bowl, $4.95 cup
    Served with Storm’s Fresh Baked Bread (See photo)
  2. Storm’s Creamy Northwest Clam Chowder $6.95 bowl, $4.95 cup
    Served with Storm’s Fresh Baked Bread
  3. One-Inch Cut Char-Grilled Ribeye Steak with Bleu Cheese Butter, Rosemary Truffle Mashed Potatoes with Cabernet Beef Demi-Glace, Grilled Asparagus and Storm’s Homemade Grilled Bread for $16.95 (See photo)
  4. Storm’s Famous Salmon Brined, Lightly Smoked and Pan Fried with Rosemary Truffle Butter and Rosemary Truffle Mashed Potatoes accompanied by Grilled Asparagus and Storm’s Homemade Grilled Bread for $16.95
  5. Chicken Pesto Sandwich – Grilled Chicken and Homemade Pesto with Prosciutto and melted Swiss Cheese on a Toasted Ciabatta Bun with Fresh Cut Truffle Fries for $9.95
  6. Brunch Burger (Sunday only) – Quarter-Pound Black Angus Burger with Melted Double Cream Brie, Apple-wood Smoked Bacon, and Sunny-side up Egg with a lemon-tarragon aioli and Rosemary Garlic Truffle Fries for $9.95

Happy Hour Specials Friday from 4-7 p.m. with purchase of glass of wine, mimosa or beer:

    1. $7.50 – 2 Sliders with Rosemary Truffle Fries; Your choice of:
      “Mesquite” Ground Beef with Smoked Provolone, Bacon & Mesquite Aioli
      “Triple B” Ground Beef with Bacon, Blue Cheese and BBQ
      “Deluxe” Ground Beef with American Cheese and Diner Sauce

“Pulled Pork”Braised Pulled Pork with Black Cherry BBQ Sauce

  1. $7.50 – Personal size Flatbread; Your choice of:
    Grilled Chicken with Black Cherry BBQ sauce
    “The Patricia” Prosciutto and Arugula with a Balsamic Reduction
    Smoked Pulled Pork with Black Cherry BBQ sauce
    “Fungi” Sautéed Mushrooms, Fresh Shaved Parmesan with Mozzarella and Garlic Oil
    Italian Sausage, Pepperoni & Mushroom with Homemade Red Sauce
    Pepperoni with Homemade Red sauce
    “The Kathleen” Vegetarian Mozzarella and Garlic Oil, Smoked blue cheese, Sautéed pears with Honey and Butter, Spicy Pecans topped with fresh Arugula and a Balsamic Reduction
  2. $5 – Basket of Rosemary Garlic Truffle Fries with House-made aioli

Sunday Brunch Specials:

  1. Brunch Burger – Quarter-Pound Black Angus Burger with Melted Double Cream Brie, Apple-wood Smoked Bacon, and Sunny-side up Egg with a lemon-tarragon aioli and Rosemary Garlic Truffle Fries for $9.95
  2. Bacon, Egg and Cheddar Breakfast Sandwich with Cheesy Bacon Fries – $6.95
  3. Best Ever Biscuits and Gravy with a Fried Egg – $7.95

Mark your calendar! Thanksgiving Weekend Art and Wine Sale at Parma Ridge Winery and Bistro
Stock up for the holidays with Art and Wine at Parma Ridge. We are offering 50% off all original Stephanie Lindsey paintings in the Tasting Room and 20% off 6-Packs of Parma Ridge Wine (any combination of your choosing). We will also be doing food specials all weekend long! Thanksgiving Weekend Hours: Friday Nov. 25th 12-9 p.m., Saturday Nov. 26th 12-5 p.m. & Sunday Nov. 27th 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Check our website for updates: http://www.parmaridge.wine. Call for a reservation if you would like to dine with us: 208-946-5187. Located at: 24509 Rudd Road, Parma ID 83660.

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See you this weekend! Cheers,
Steph & Storm
Parma Ridge Winery
208-946-5187
info@parmaridge.wine
http://www.parmaridge.wine
http://www.facebook.com/ParmaRidge
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A steamy bowl of Cream of Mushroom Soup

 

 

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Juicy One-Inch Cut Ribeye Steak