Specifically, the wines of Domaine Grand Veneur will be poured. The proprietor of the estate, Christophe Jaume, will attend the gathering and guided tasting, discussing the wines of Chateauneuf-du-Pape and the Southern Rhone region. The event starts at 7 p.m. The cost is $55 plus tax and tip.
The pairings include hamachi crudo with the 2009 Cotes-du-Rhone Viognier; swordfish steak with the 2008 Cotes-du-Rhone Reserve; tenderloin of lamb with morels and fingerling potatoes in confit of foie gras with the 2006 Chateauneuf-du-Pape "Les Origines"; and chocolate-dipped strawberries with the 2009 Cotes-du-Rhone Reserve Rose.
Rothmann's is at 6319 Northern Blvd., East Norwich; 516-922-2500.