Biodynamic Wine Dinner ~ Natural Food + Natural Wines

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Gainsbarre Vin Naturel

1143 11th Street

Bellingham, WA 98225

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Prix Fixe Dinner / 4 Courses + 4 Wines / Good Food + All The Flavors

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Join us for a four-course dinner with wine pairings from Meinklang in Austria, producer of the most beautiful certified biodynamic, organic, sustainable and vegan wines. Wine flight includes Pinot Gris and Zweigelt from the wild, untamed Graupert Vineyard.

The Wines:

Meinklang H16, Austria

Floral, smoky, thyme, nutmeg and lemongrass! Wild and green, silky and smooth with a honeyed mouthfeel. Smooth, tart acidity and bright minerality. 100% Hárslevelü with two days of skin contact and no so2.

Meinklang Graupert Pinot Gris

Citrus blossom, mineral, pink grapefruit, and bitter lemon. Spicy and floral, aromatic, luxurious and complex. Gorgeous rosy color. Ten days of skin contact and no so2.

Meinklang Pinot Noir, Austria

Juicy raspberry, cherry, plum and violet. Blackberry jam, roses, musk, frankincense and dark chocolate. Light, velvety and dry with lively acidity.

Meinklang Graupert Zweigelt

Figs, juniper, ancho chile, and musk; deep, strong, woodsy, and juicy. Balanced, smooth and dry. Incredible mouthfeel.

And The Food:

1. pear/celery/hazelnut - lamb fat aged pears, celery hearts; whole grain mustard, toasted hazelnuts

2. crab/fennel/remoulade - terrine of dungeness crab, fresh shaved fennel dressed in remoulade

3. lamb/rutabaga/fig - roasted lamb shoulder, confit & roasted rutabaga, rich fig demi glace

4. chocolate/prune/walnut - flourless chocolate torte, prune sauce, walnut praline ice cream


Each course thoughtfully prepared by Chef Todd Martin.

Natural Wine is wine produced with minimal intervention. Nothing is added, and nothing is taken away. Organic, biodynamic, or sustainably produced; un-fined, unfiltered, native yeasts only, no additives and little to no sulfites. Natural wine is a true expression of the grape varietal and of the terroir, the surrounding soil and flora.

Biodynamics is an ecological and ethical approach to farming which works in rhythm with nature. A biodynamic vineyard is a self-sustaining ecosystem; a living organism that brings plants and animals together in a fertile and biologically diverse environment, resulting in products with higher nutrition and excellent flavor. Biodynamic wines are some of the most intense and expressive wines available.

“Biodynamic farming is holistic land stewardship at its best. It is the highest paradigm of sustainable farming, offering one of the smallest carbon footprints of any agricultural method.” ~Demeter USA

Join us to taste the most incredible gifts of nature.

One seating, limited seats available. Starts at 7pm.

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