Another great time at the Buzz on Sunday, December 4, 2010 for the Quarterly Dinner. A small, but intimate and friendly group was there. And the food was awesome and adventuresome again. Good job Debbie!

The following photos are of the dinner. The wines we had with each course is listed plus my scores (20), twenty being the top. Thanks to Joe Dewey for presenting these wines and thanks to Cristi and Tom and Joe for matching the food with the wine.

Appetizer
bread, cranberry sauce, cream and blue cheese ball, crackers

Smoked Salmon Chips
Crab and Celery Root Remoulade
2007 Silverado
Sauvignon Blanc 15.9% alc (16) $18.00
2009 Peachy Canyon Red Blend 15.2% alc, (17) $18.00

Supreme Pizza Soup
2007 Barnard/Griffin
Cabernet Sauvignon 14.3% alc, (18) $15.00
2008 Liberty School Cuvee 14.5% alc, (18) $14.00

Ginger Spiced Cucumbers
2009 Famega
Vino Verde 14.5% alc, (16) $10.00
2009 Ryan Patrick Naked Chardonnay 13.8% alc, (18) $12,00

Chicken Wellington
broccoli casserole, roasted cauliflower pasta
2006 Sawtooth Petit Verdot 14.5% alc, (15) $19.00
2007 Kennedy Shaw Merlot 14.5% alc, (18) $14.00

Chocolate Carmel Pecan Bars
2005 Terra Blanca
Late Harvest Gewurztraminer 13.0% alc, (20) $16.00
2008 Bonterra Zinfandel 14.0% alc, (17) $16.00

So there you have the Quarterly Dinner at the Buzz. It was good! And I want to point out that we never know the prices of these wines until after dinner. One tastes on wine quality, not price! Cheers!