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Stag’s Leap Wine Dinner, Hard Rock Casino Sacramento

January 25, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Join us for an amazing evening featuring 4 courses from our culinary team paired with the stunning selections from Stags Leap.
About this event

This series features different California wineries, showcasing favorite, rare and exclusive vintages complemented with creative culinary explorations.

Stags’ Leap Estate Vineyard

On one of California’s earliest wine estates, a unique terroir and ideal microclimate support a classical standard of viticulture, land use, and winemaking that is as relevant today as it was over a century ago. An intimate valley within the greater Napa Valley, Stags’ Leap is a 240-acre estate, of which 85-acres are planted with grape vines.

The Terroir

The rock outcropping that forms the eastern boundary of the estate, the Stags Leap Palisades, sheds debris in the form of volcanic rhyolite and tuff, which is carried to the valley floor where it mingles with the deeper subsoil made up of Bale loam formed from ancient river sediment. Topographically, the slope of the palisades and its small valley are oriented to block early morning sun, retain afternoon heat, and funnel cooler marine air coming from the San Pablo Bay to the south.

The Aspect

The sheer volume of rock has a direct impact on the local climate of the estate. The rock face of the palisades gives off stored warmth after sunset, radiating down over the entire ranch. It’s wonderful to feel that lingering, radiating heat. You can bet it feels good to a Cabernet cluster as well. The high incidence of rock in the soil holds the heat of the sun into the early twilight hours and then loses it rapidly, effectively slowing and prolonging the ripening process.

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.