Michael David Winery is a California favorite named for the brothers Michael and David Phillips. Their family has been farming in the Lodi area since the 1850s, and the brothers are now passing off the running of the winery to a new generation, the sixth generation of grape growers.
This celebrated winery will be the focus of a dinner set fro 6:30 p.m. April 25 at the Emily Morgan Hotel and Oro Restaurant, 705 E. Houston St.
Chef Chris Cook has created a multi-course menu that begins with Smoked Gulf Shrimp and 6th Sense Syrah 2010, followed by Texas Peach and Chevre Risotto with a Popcorn Crumble and 7th Heavenly Chardonnay 2011. Cocoa Strip Loin with Pickled Berry and Nutmeg Froth will be paired with the Petite/Petit 2010 before Young Chicken Coq au Vin with a Black Currant Bacon Reduction and Incblot Cabernet Franc 2010.
Dessert is Dark Chocolate Raspberry Mousse with Drunken Espresso Raisin and Black Cherry Candy alongside the Earthquake Zinfandel 2011.
The price of the dinner is $79.95 plus tax and tip. Complimentary valet parking and reduced room rates are available. For reservations, call (210) 244-0146.