Creative pairings of music with food & wine
Eat, drink and hear music! Join us on Saturdays throughout the summer season to explore innovative pairings of food & drink specially prepared in connection with the concerts. Meet and mingle with an eclectic array of sommeliers, chefs, musicians and other visitors all coming together to create uniquely intriguing musical stories, Westben-style. Always a new experience! (Reservations required at least 1 week in advance. Please check times as schedules differ). Saturdays: June 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28 & August 4 at The Barn (July 7 at Elmhirst’s Resort).
after Don Giovanni Dine with the Don: Wine tasting & gourmet evening dinner with the Don & Cast Members
Saturday, July 7 at 6:00 pm following the performance
Located at Elmhirst's Resort, 1045 Settlers Line, Keene, K0L 2G0
Join the Don himself (Alexander Dobson) and other members of the cast for a delicious four course gourmet supper with wine tasting at Elmhirst’s Resort in Keene. Meet the Don, Chef Jay Nutt from Elmhirst’s and Sommelier Brian Hanna from County Winery, Huff Estates as they introduce food and wines fit for “the Don”!
Greetings and salutations
Red fife bread, whipped butters, Pristine Gourmet cold press sunflower oil, chutney
Amuse bouche Duet; House-smoked rainbow trout with horseradish cream, Elmhirst’s Turkey Bratwurst, tomato and new potato rosemary skewers
Vichysoisse -chilled leek and potato soup with garden herb oil, crème fraiche, Farmhouse honey
Elmhirst’s Own beef tenderloin, grilled polenta, summer vegetables, charred tomato coulis
Warm olive oil cake, local berries in basil syrup, ricotta ice cream
Wine tasting & gourmet evening dinner with the Don & Cast Members: $125
DINNER ONLY: $78
Prices includes tax and gratuity
An accredited Quebec-based sommelier Brian has worked for various hotels and inns in Montreal and surrounding Eastern Townships. Brian "retired" to the county in 2006 where he has kept up his activity and passion in the wine industry and has been "wowing" people with his guided tastes and tours since he joined Huff in 2007.