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Grgich Hills Estate Dinner, Council Oak Steakhouse at Hard Rock Casino Sacramento
November 16, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm$125
Join us for an amazing evening featuring 4 courses from our culinary team paired with the stunning selections from Grgich Hills Estate.
About this event
This series features different California wineries, showcasing favorite, rare and exclusive vintages complemented with creative culinary explorations.
Miljenko “Mike” Grgich first gained international recognition at the celebrated “Paris Tasting” of 1976. Then, in a now-historic blind tasting, a panel of eminent French judges swirled, sniffed, and sipped an array of the fabled white Burgundies of France and a small sampling of upstart Chardonnays from the Napa Valley. When their scores were tallied, the French judges were shocked: they had chosen the 1973 Chateau Montelena Chardonnay, crafted by Mike Grgich, as the finest white wine in the world. Mon Dieu! The results stunned the international wine establishment and immediately earned Mike a reputation as one of the greatest winemakers in the world.
The Paris Tasting served notice to the world that the California wine industry was on the move, and it laid the groundwork for the creation of Grgich Hills Cellar. After his victory in Paris, Mike sat down with Austin Hills and his sister, Mary Lee Strebl, from the Hills Bros. Coffee family, and on Independence Day 1977, they gave birth to Grgich Hills. It was an ideal partnership. Austin owned premium vineyards in Rutherford, in the heart of the Napa Valley, and with his extensive background in business, he put the winery on its financial feet. Mike, with his fierce commitment to making wines of the highest quality, began producing what immediately became our signature wine: the exquisite, richly complex Chardonnays that win awards and delight wine lovers across America and throughout the world.
We will be serving a set menu, so if you have any dietary restrictions please be sure to inform us in advance so that we can make an accommodation.
Doors will open at 5:45pm and the event will begin at 6:00pm.
**GRATUITY NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF ADMISSION **