The Citiblog

Blu on the Hudson to Host Pop-Up Wine Event
April 26, 2024, 5:36.55 pm ET


Photo: Blu on Hudson

California winemaker Bill Easton will host a pop-up wine dinner at Blu on the Hudson in Weehawken, NJ on Thursday, May 9th. Easton is one of the original Rhône Rangers, a group of American winemakers who pioneered the Rhône varietals in the Sierra Foothills, CA.

Eastman will his winemaking expertise and unveil some of his most exceptional deep-aged vintage wines from his private collection. These include 2006 Roussanne, 1999 Zinfandel, and Ascent 2016, which was recently awarded a perfect 100-point rating from Wine Enthusiast and was #2 on their Top 100 List for 2020.

Executive Chef Juan Carlos will prepare a five-course tasting menu to pair with each wine.

Hamachi Tartare: Kaluga caviar and Meyer lemon
Paired with Easton Sauvignon Blanc 2020

Maine Lobster: finger lime and rhubarb
Paired with Terre Rouge Roussanne 2006

Short Rib Tortellini: fava beans and shaved asparagus
Paired with Easton Zin 2015 Fiddlehead or Easton Zinfandel 1999

Roasted Lamb Loin: morel mushrooms and crispy artichokes
Paired with Terre Rouge Sentinel Oak Syrah 1999 or Ascent 2016

Spring Berries and Ricotta Tart: lavender and lemon
Paired with Easton Muscat

Tickets are $200 per person and reservations are available on OpenTable.