Helen Keplinger OF KEPLINGER WINERY
THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2019 – 6:00 p.m. Reception, 6:30p.m. dinner.
Limited to 40 SEATS
Helen Keplinger is one of California’s true winemaking masters! In 2012, she was named Napa Valley
& The Sierra Foothills, California Winemaker of the Year by prestigious Food & Wine magazine.
She has worked with wine legends such as consultant Michel Rolland, viticulturist David Abreu,
and winemaker Heidi Peterson Barrett, and she was the winemaker for Bryant Family Vineyards
before focusing on her own label. We are honored and excited to feature Helen’s talent,
showcasing her ability to masterfully craft different Rhône grape varieties.
Helen Keplinger’s incredible wines will be paired with a farm-to-table menu created by d.k Steak House Executive Chef Albert Balbas.
FENNEL POLLEN SEARED BRISTOL BAY SCALLOPS
with herbed cauliflower puree, confit of Hamakua King Oyster mushrooms, roasted fennel butter
2014 KEPLINGER ELDORADO WHITE
(Viognier, Roussanne & Marsanne)
TRUFFLED AHI WITH JALAPEÑO AND MICRO CILANTRO
KIAWE SMOKED “TAJIMA” AUSTRALIAN WAGYU SHORT RIBS
with roasted kohlrabi, twice cooked fingerling potatoes, thyme jus, and crispy shallots
2013 KEPLINGER “SUMO” RED
(Petit Sirah, Syrah & Viognier)
21-DAY DRY AGED KING NATURAL STRIP LOIN
with summer truffle and gruyere cheese gratin, red wine peppercorn jus, bay leaf gremolata, shaved asparagus.
2015 KEPLINGER LA CALDERA RED
(Mourvedre, Grenache & Counoise)
DESSERT CREATED BY PASTRY CHEF CHERIE PASCUA
DECADENT CHOCOLATE S’MORES BAR
with layers of graham crackers, brownies, chocolate mousse, toasted marshmallow, and strawberry ice cream
COFFEE OR TEA
$90 per person includes three, 4-oz. wine pairings
(INCLUDES tax and gratuity)
Please purchase tickets at DKKeplinger.eventbrite.com
or call 808-931-6280 for reservations