Oro Restaurant and LangeTwins Family Winery and Vineyards, based in Lodi California, put wine and cuisine together for a five-course dinner on March 15 at Oro, in the Emily Morgan Hotel, 705 E. Houston St.
Come a little early for some fun — there will be caricature drawings at 5:45 p.m., with the reception beginning at 6:30 p.m., with chef Chris Cook’s offering of Gulf Shrimp Rangoon and Roasted, Anaheim, Caramelized Peaches. LangeTwins’ Viognier 2011 will be poured.
From the LangeTwins Family Winery: For nearly three decades, the Lange family has practiced the art of sustainable winegrowing. Unlike other farming practices, sustainable growing, vineyard and winemaking practice is all encompassing in its approach. Here, the health of the vineyard and its surrounding natural environment are carefully considered, encompassing the balance of environmental health, economic profitability and social equity.
The rest of the menu continues with Ruby Red Trout, Pickled Apple and Pineapple “Caviar” served with the winery’s Estate Chardonnay, 2010. The third course is Texas Wild Boar Spare Ribs with Caricature Red Blend 2010; Fourth course is Grilled Flat-Iron Steak with Stone-Ground Grits and Sun-Dried Cherries served with LangeTwins Midnight Reserve, 2009. The meal concludes with Apricot and Peach Cobbler, Serrano and Orange with the winery’s Estate Moscato 2011.
Dinner is $74.95 (not including tax and gratuity). Call the Emily Morgan Hotel to make reservations at 210-225-5100.