Holly Hill Inn Wine and Cuisine Dinner Series: Burgundy

April 23

The Holly Hill Inn opens its 2017 Wine and Cuisine dinner series April 23 with pourings and a menu from France’s Burgundy region.

Holly Hill Inn owner Chris Michel and Wine Guild director Steve Mancuso have chosen white and red wines from Burgundy that will be paired with food from Chef Tyler McNabb. Menu below.

Feuillete d’escargots au grenouille a la crème d’ail
Handmade puff pastry tart of wild Burgundian escargots, wild-caught Louisiana frogs legs with cream, roast garlic, lemon zest and puree of parsley. Optional addition to dinner $10 

Gougeres Bourguignonnes
Comte puff pastry filled with Comte Mornay

Salade Verte d’Époisses
Local lettuces in a punchy Dijon vinaigrette, croustade with Époisses and lightly pickled shallots, toasted hazelnuts

Boeuf a la Bourguignonne
Hidden Haven Kentucky beef, marinated in red burgundy, slow cooked with pearl onions, buttered mushrooms, new potatoes and lardons of bacon. Served with Shelley’s warm marinated asparagus

Tarte a la Crème Anglaise au Fraises
Custard tart with strawberries macerated in cassis

Other dates in the series are June 25, Northern Italy (Piedmont wines); July 16, Spain (Spanish wines); Aug. 20, Southern Italy (Southern Italian and Sicilian wines); Sept. 17, South America Asado (wines from Chile and Argentina); and Oct. 15, Central Europe (wines from Germany, Austria).

Cost for four-course menu is $40, plus wine, tax and service. Call (859) 846-4732 for reservations.