Libation of Liberty II: White House Wines

16 Jan

inauguration_page_380x133Barack Obama’s inaugural lunch menu, complete with wine pairings, has been released.  Once again, Californian winieries are in the spotlight, with the Duckhorn Wine Company emerging the big winner. Read more of yesterday’s Reuters article.

Here’s a quick rundown of the three course menu:

Seafood stew with lobster, scallops, shrimp and cod
Duckhorn Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc 2007 ($43.99 Everything Wine)
Duck and pheasant, sour cherry chutney and molasses sweet potatoes
Duckhorn’s Goldeneye Pinot Noir 2005 ($89.99 Everything Wine)
Apple cinnamon sponge cake
Korbel Natural “California Champagne” (not available in BC)

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