Valentine’s Day Wine Pairing Dinner

Valentine’s Day Wine Pairing Dinner
Event Starts: February 14, 2020 7:00 pm
Event Ends: 9:00 pm

Join us for a romantic evening! We are pleased to offer this lovely five-course dinner, with aphrodisiacs as the highlighted ingredient for each course.

To enhance your experience, we recommend adding on either the Classic or Premium wine pairing.

$50/Person for Dinner
$25/Classic Wine Pairing
$50/Premium Wine Pairing

FIRST COURSE

The famous Lover Casanova once seduced a young woman by famously passing an oyster from his lips to hers. Thus creating the legend of perhaps the most famous aphrodisiac.

Champagne & Rose Pedal Poached Oysters
Rose Water Gelee, Pickled Winter Vegetables, Micro Herbs

SECOND COURSE

Almonds and Walnuts have been used for hundreds of years in art,
as a symbol of fertility.

Almond & Beet “Carpaccio”
House Cured Maple Bacon, Smoked Almonds, Farmer’s Cheese, Fresh Arugula, Aged Mermaid Red Wine Vinegar

THIRD COURSE

In Greek mythology strawberries originated from the heart shaped tears Aphrodite cried when learning of the death of her lover, Adonis.

Shrimp & Strawberries
Cajun Seared Shrimp, Strawberry Mint Pico, Pumpkin Puree

FOURTH COURSE

Long used in perfumes, vanilla was said to have a calming effect over men, as far back as Ancient Egypt

Raspberry & Vanilla Pork Tenderloin
Vanilla Roasted Pork Loin, Raspberry Demi, Purple Sweet Potato Puree, Candied Carrot

FIFTH COURSE

In Ancient Greece, doctors and scholars of the time would often prescribe
honey for sexual vigor

Honeycomb & Caramel
Poached Apple, Caramel Mousse, Honeycomb (British-style candy), Local Honey

WINE PAIRING OPTIONS:

Classic Wine Pairing
Gruet Sauvage Sparkling Rose
Auspicion Chardonnay
Mermaid Winery Poseidon’s Red
Decendientes de J Placios Mencia
Camelot Mead

Premium Wine Pairing
Conundrum Sparkling Rose
BR Cohn Chardonnay
Castel Sallegg Schiava
Bodegas Avancia, Valdeorras Mencia
Dr. Loosen Wehlener Sonnenuhr Auslese Riesling

Call us today for your reservation! 757-233-4155 or email info@mermaidwinery.com for Norfolk and jesse@mermaidwinery.com for Virginia Beach.

We are not able to accommodate any food substitutions for this dinner. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience.

*Note: No other discounts apply. Reservation must be made with credit card. Cancellations can be made up to 48 hours before your reservation, otherwise you will be charged for the event. A gift card will be mailed to you in the amount that was charged.