Orin Swift Cellars Wine Dinner at The Depot

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Auburn, AL 36830
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Date: October 23rd, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM until 9:00 PM

Join us on Tuesday, October 23rd at 6:30pm for a four-course wine dinner with the internationally acclaimed Orin Swift Cellars. Featuring boutique wines as unique as their bold labels, we will be raising our glasses to these exquisite varietals including their estate bottled collections. (Passed appetizers begin at 6:15pm prior to seating for dinner) Early Bird Tickets are $90 per person (includes wine, tax and gratuity).  LIMITED AVAILABILITY. TICKETS REQUIRED. Tickets increase in price on October 15th.  

The history of Orin Swift Cellars dates back to 1995 when on a lark, David Swift Phinney took a friend up on an offer and went to Florence, Italy to spend a semester “studying”. During that time, he was introduced to wine, how it was made, and got hooked. A few more years of university led to graduation and eventually a job at Robert Mondavi Winery in 1997 as a temporary harvest worker. Deciding that if he was going to work this hard, it would eventually have to be for himself, so in 1998 he founded Orin Swift Cellars; Orin is his father’s middle name and Swift is his mother’s maiden name. With two tons of zinfandel and not much else, he spent the next decade making wine for others as well as himself and grew the iconic brand to what it is today.

Orin Swift wines epitomize complexity through geographic diversification. Each wine is unique, sourced from different vineyards, in multiple appellations around the state. 


FIRST COURSE: Blank Stare Sauvignon Blanc
Jumbo Lump Crab, Apple, Endive Salad with Grapefruit Pink Peppercorn Dressing

SECOND COURSE: Mannequin Chardonnay 
Pan Seared Grouper, Glazed Pineapple Carrots, Black Rice, Saffron Beurre Blanc

THIRD COURSE: 2015 Palermo Cabernet Blend
 Black Tea & Smoked Sea Salt Rubbed Lamb Chops, Mirepoix Wild Mushroom Barley, Five Spice Miso Sweet Potato Puree

FOURTH COURSE: 2017 "8 Years in the Desert" - Zinfandel
“Dessert in the Desert”

EARLY BIRD TICKET COST: $90 // includes wine, tax, and gratuity
After October 15, 2018, Tickets go up to $95.00