Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails commemorates the arrival of spring with its fourth annual Spring & Vine wine dinner, taking place on Thursday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. This year’s dinner showcases unique South African wines from the country’s celebrated Boschendal and Bellingham wineries.
The four-course menu from executive chef Derek Dollar complements the light, fun feel of spring and pairs perfectly with the South African flavors of the wines. Price is $90 per person plus tax (gratuity included). Tickets may be purchased at springandvine.eventbrite.com.
Scallop Crudo Au Natural: citrus, olive oil, sliced radish, baby fennel, masago roe, micro sorrel and wasabi, shishito pepper paired with sparkling wine
Wood-Grilled Leg of Rabbit: white wine braise, warm quinoa with sweet peas and grilled corn, curried lime gremolata, annatto seed oil, carrot top-cilantro oil
paired with a lightly oaked Chenin Blanc
Porcini Crusted Veal Striploin: heirloom carrot, leek, purple fingerling potato and Loudmouth Farms mushroom ragout paired with a fun take on Pinotage, the signature varietal of South Africa
Dark Chocolate Layered Mousse Cake: raspberry cake, white chocolate cherry mousse, blackberry cake, pomegranate reduction, honeycomb candy paired with a South African Rhône-style blend