2019 Gourmet Barrel Tasting and Food & Wine Pairing – SOLD OUT

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Limited Seating/Reservations Required/20 Tickets per seating

Starting with a brief vineyard and cellar tour, followed by an in-depth cellar tasting right from the barrels.  The event continues with a vineyard, seated food & wine pairing (cellar during rain days) including five deliciously grown hand-selected local Stone Cottage wine pours paired with hand-selected catered pairings to create a unique dining experience.

Brent & Karen Helleckson, owners and winemakers, provide an interesting dialogue through the pairings for a beautiful, scenic, culinary event. This event is featured as part of the local Mountain Harvest Fest in Paonia which is an entire weekend  filled with music, fun and food.

Special discount offered with purchase of wines to participants of the tasting.

Reservations Required.  $75
Limited to 20 people
10 minimum
2 Seatings on Each Date: 4:00 and 6:30

Event will Begin with Barrel Samples Directly from the Cellar

White Wine Pairings:

Micro-greens with Pickled Ginger Sesame Salad
Ginger Soy Sesame Shrimp Ceviche on Won Ton Chips
Dry Gewurztraminer


Smoked Salmon & Lemon Zest Soft Cheese Paté and Apple Slices
Roasted Garlic Chip Chicken Salad on Cucumber Slices


Lemon Chive Chevre from Paonia’s Western Culture Goat Farm and

Locally made Italian Herb Chicken Sausage
Grilled Portabello Mushrooms, Crispy Shallots with Red Wine Balsamic Glaze
Rose or Pinot Gris


Red Wine Pairings:

Smoked Gouda with Sun-Dried Tomato, Fresh Basil and Greek Olives on Summer Squash
Pecan Crusted Apple Smoked Bacon


Beef Peppercorn Cured Sausage
Italian Basil Crusted Eggplant with Roasted Red Pepper & Romesco Red Wine Pesto
Arugula, Heirloom Tomato & Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad


Double Chocolate Brownie with Seasonal Fresh Fruit


Smoked Tamari Almonds
Herb Butter
Mountain Oven Birdseed Bread
Gluten Free Crackers