Girard is back on the road again and this time we’re landing in Wichita, Kansas in the heart of America. The good folks of the Midwest love great wine and we sincerely hope they enjoy what we’re bringing with us to share with them at the Midwest Winefest on April 19-21st, 2012.
Girard on the Airwaves
To kick things off, Sean Roney, son of Girard vintner Pat Roney, will be hitting the airwaves on April 14th with Guy Bower and The Good Life radio show. The Good Life is all about Food, Wine & Fun for your ears…Every Saturday, Noon to 1:00 p.m. on Newsradiio 1330AM KNSS. Streaming Audio & Podcasts are available here. Join Good Life Guy for cutting edge food and wine information without snobbery.
Good Life Guy’s Wine of the Week: 2009 Girard “Artistry”
The 2009 Artistry has aromas of toasted hazelnuts and festive Christmas spices. Boysenberries and currants saturate the palate aside flavors of exotic bing cherries. Well-structured tannins.
Blend: 56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc, 11% Petite Verdot, 10% Merlot, 8% Malbec round out this vintage with a beautiful, tobacco and spice finish.
Winefest Wine Dinner
Get your tickets to the Girard Wine Dinner for Friday April 20th, 2012 here
Charcuterie Board: Mortadella Capicola, Speck, Genoa Salami, Fresh Buffalo Mozzarella and Smoked Provolone, Kalamata Olives, Cherry Peppers and Pepperoncini, Focaccia and Flat Bread with Spicy Dijon Whole Grain Mustard and Horseradish Cream. Market Style Crostini, Prosciutto Wrapped Bread Sticks, Tomato-Artichoke Basil Salsa, and Eggplant-Pepper Onion Spread
2010 Sonoma Coast Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc
Roasted Pancetta Wrapped Diver Sea Scallops with Basil-Tomato Cream
Ricotta Gnudi with Wild Mushrooms and Wilted Baby Spinach
Pan Seared Tenderloin of Beef with Horseradish Chips, Grilled Multi-colored Swiss Chard, Slow-roasted Baby Zucchini, Eggplant, Carrots, Young Spring Onion and Fresh Sundried Tomato and Rosemary Herb Potato, Tuscany Style
Chocolate Caramel Cannoli di Gelato with Maldon Sea-salted Pine nuts and Pistachios
2009 Girard Old Vine Zinfandel