New Four Course and Six Course Wine And Food Pairings To Debut March 23

Zina Lounge

Sonoma, CA. – March 10, 2017 – Fifth-generation Sonoma County winemaker Steve Ledson is thrilled that Chef Yoshiharu Sogi of the Zina Lounge at the Ledson Hotel is announcing the new Zina Seasonal Tasting Menu for 2017 just in time for spring. The new menu will debut on Thursday, March 23. The full six-course menu is $150 and the four-course menu is $90 per person. Wine and Food Pairings are served from 6:00pm – 7:30pm Thursday through Monday, advanced reservations are required. http://www.zinawinery.com/wineandfood/index.html or call (707) 895-9462.

Zina Lounge Wine and Food Pairings feature limited production artisan bottlings from the Zina Hyde Cunningham Winery and Ledson Winery. The new six-course menu, from internationally renowned Chef Yoshi, a world class wine expert and chef extraordinaire, includes:

1st Course

Zina Hyde Cunningham 2015 Russian River Valley Sauvignon Blanc
Hama Hama Oysters 

Meyer Lemon Gelée & Crumbled Redwood Hill Farms Chèvre


2nd Course 
Zina Hyde Cunningham 2014 Anderson Valley Chardonnay Reserve

Potato Leek Soup

Crispy Shoe String Potatoes & Leek Top Purée

 

3rd Course

Zina Hyde Cunningham 2013 Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Reserve

Seared Hawaiian Ahi Tuna

Orzo with Sautéed Green Beans & Mustard Greens

Cranberry Compote & Pomegranate Mustard Sauce

 

4th Course

Zina Hyde Cunningham 2014 Redwood Valley Zinfandel

Bacon Wrapped Cocoa Spice Rubbed Pork Tenderloin

Sautéed Broccolini & Wild Mushrooms

Black Cherry & Plum Jus

 

5th Course

 Ledson 2012 Alexander Valley ‘Estate’ Cabernet Sauvignon

Braised Leg of Lamb

Sautéed Asparagus, Brussel Sprouts & Roasted Sweet Potato

Red Wine Demi-Glace & Braising Jus

 

6th Course

Ledson 2014 Redwood Valley ‘Sweet Ida May’ Zinfandel Port

Chocolate, Raspberry & Almond Layer Cake

Fresh Berries, Strawberry Coulis

 

The four course menu features:

 

1st Course

Zina Hyde Cunningham 2015 Russian River Valley Sauvignon Blanc
Hama Hama Oysters

Meyer Lemon Gelée & Crumbled Redwood Hill Farms Chèvre


2nd Course 
Zina Hyde Cunningham 2014 Anderson Valley Chardonnay Reserve

Potato Leek Soup

Crispy Shoe String Potatoes & Leek Top Purée

 

3rd Course

Zina Hyde Cunningham 2014 Redwood Valley Zinfandel

Bacon Wrapped Cocoa Spice Rubbed Pork Tenderloin

Sautéed Broccolini & Wild Mushrooms

Black Cherry & Plum Jus

 

4th Course

Ledson 2012 Alexander Valley ‘Estate’ Cabernet Sauvignon

Braised Leg of Lamb

Sautéed Asparagus, Brussel Sprouts & Roasted Sweet Potato

Red Wine Demi-Glace & Braising Jus

 

Optional Dessert Course and Pairing (Add $25.00)

Ledson 2014 Redwood Valley ‘Sweet Ida May’ Zinfandel Port

Chocolate, Raspberry & Almond Layer Cake

Fresh Berries, Strawberry Coulis

Ledson Zinfandel Chocolate Sauce

 

Chef Yoshi creates intricate pairings using locally grown farm to table products designed to excite the palate, while elevating the nuances of each wine. The menus showcase the very finest ingredients by local purveyors in small plates. Seated Chef pairings are offered by reservation only, and Zina Hyde Cunningham wine tasting is available daily from 10:30 am to 7:30 pm. In addition to these scheduled seating times, The Lounge offers fully customized menus and private event offerings.

For information and required reservations please visit http://www.zinawinery.com/wineandfood/index.html or call (707) 895-9462.

About Ledson Hotel: The crown jewel of Sonoma’s historic downtown plaza, Ledson Hotel invites guests to step back in time to a grander era. Meticulously designed and built by owner Steve Ledson, the hotel is surrounded by world class shopping, spas, restaurants and rich California history. The hotel is a number one TripAdvisor destination in Sonoma, and aCondé Nast Traveler Top Hotel in the World. In 2015 the Ledson Hotel opened the Zina Lounge, a wine and food tasting showcase of the Ledson family’s line of artisan wines.

The Ledson Hotel (www.ledsonhotel.com) is located at 480 1st St East. For more information about the Ledson Hotel call (707) 996-9779.  For more information about Zina Hyde Cunningham Winery call (707) 895-9462 or visitwww.zinawinery.com.