A Unique Port Dinner in W.L.A.

are honored to have Rupert Symington, in the flesh, to conduct our first ever Port wine tasting and 4-course dinner featuring the Ports and Portuguese still wines of:

Tuesday March 9th, 2010
Reception: 7:00PM
Dinner: 7:30PM

Rupert Symington is a fourth generation member of the Symington family, Port shippers in Portugal since 1882. Symington is joint CEO of the family businesses along with his cousins Paul and Johnny, and is specifically responsible for sales for the U.S. and Canada.

Symington Family is the leading producer of premium quality Ports, with the combined sales of the family’s Port companies making up over a third of all premium Port sold throughout the world. Seven Symingtons work in the family business. From managing the Douro vineyards, through winemaking, aging, and tasting, a member of the family is directly responsible for every bottle of Port they produce. Today, Symington Family Estates owns and operates several of the premium Port houses in Oporto, including such esteemed brands as W. & J. Graham, Dow and smith woodhouse.

Passed Hors d’ Oeuvres
Dow White Port with Tonic and Lime
Herb Crusted Veal Chops with Spinach Polenta
Garlic Studded Baked Tomato
and a Red Wine Sauce
2007 Qunita de Roriz Prazo de Roriz Douro Red Still Wine ($18)
2007 Dow Vale Do Bomfim Douro Red Still Wine ($14)
2007 Quinta do Vesuvio Pombal do Vesuvio Duoro Red Still Wine ($25)
Braised Kurobuta Pork Shank
Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Purple Potatoes and Red Bell Peppers
with a Port Wine Pork Jus
2007 Dow Vintage Port (Wine Spectator 94-97 pts) ($76)
2007 Smith Woodhouse Vintage Port (Tanzer 91 points) ($50)
Cheese Course
2007 Graham Vintage Port (Wine Spectator 96-99 pts) $90
Lavender Scented Creme Brulee
Graham 20 year old Tawny Port ($55)

$80 inclusive tax and gratuity
Call The Wine House
310-479-3731, Ext. 0 (Order Desk)
Cancellations must be 72 hours prior to event for transfer or refund.