WINTER IS COMING AT CITY WINERY NASHVILLE
Downtown urban winery releases winter menus, introduces new wine varietal
Executive Chef Garrett Pittler Blends Seasonal Ingredients, International Flavors
Guests of City Winery Nashville, the downtown restaurant, music venue and urban winery, can now enjoy new winter menus in the Barrel Room Wine Bar & Restaurant and concert venue. Created by City Winery Nashville Executive Chef Garrett Pittler, the new menus highlight seasonal ingredients and flavors influenced by the wine regions from where the urban winery sources its grapes, including Mediterranean, Italian, French Spanish and Middle Eastern cuisines.
New shareable options on the dinner menu, which is compiled of small plates and salads, flatbreads and large plates, include a warm White Chocolate Parsnip Bisque served with cocoa-dusted croutons; Pretzels and 1927 IPA Beer Cheese Dip; Warm Pimento Cheese Crab Dip with chili-spiced potato chips; Rockabilly Red Pork Belly Steam Buns made City Winery’s house-made red blend and served with pickled cucumber, red onions and sesame mayo; Lamb Ribs; and Tartare Sliders and Fries.
Among the larger plates, diners can enjoy cold weather comforts such as Winter Squash and Quinoa Risotto; Pan-Seared Scallops over butternut squash puree, pork belly, walnuts, chickpea cracklin’ salad and apple cider bourbon gastrique; Beet Ravioli prepared with braised walnuts, goat cheese, beet hash, arugula and sherry beurre monté; Wine-Braised Chicken Legs; and a Pork Steak served with farro and mushroom salad, tarragon pistachio pesto, popped farro and shaved truffle; along with new sides including Roasted Spaghetti Squash, Fried Brussel Sprouts and Roasted Winter Vegetables.
In addition, City Winery Nashville has added a Pop, Fizz, Brunch! Mimosa Bar during the restaurant’s weekend brunch every Saturday and Sunday, 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Served on a shareable table presentation, the new Mimosa Bar includes grapefruit cranberry and orange juices, fresh herbs, season fruit and a bottle of bubbles. One order comfortably serves four guests or five mimosas.
Introducing the 2016 Grand Ole Grenache
The City Winery Nashville winemaking team, led by winemaker Bill Anton, has announced the release of the 2016 Grand Ole Grenache, the urban winery’s newest Music City-inspired varietal. The perfect wine to pair with traditional holiday dishes, the Grand Ole Grenache has fresh fruit aromas of strawberry and raspberries on the nose. The palate has smooth silky tannins finishing with a slight white pepper and ruby red grapefruit.
Now available on tap by the glass at the Barrel Room Wine Bar & Restaurant and to-go in a growler, and soon to be available by the bottle, the Grand Ole Grenache is priced at $23 per bottle.
A Winery, Restaurant and Music Venue All in One
City Winery, located at 609 Lafayette Street, is open for dinner Sunday through Thursday, 5 – 10 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, 5-11 p.m., with the bar staying open one hour after the kitchen closes. Weekend brunch is available Saturday and Sunday, 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. City Winery offers full food and beverage service during performances in the concert venue as well.
As a fully functioning winery that holds 300 American and French oak barrels, City Winery also welcomes groups for tours and tastings. Learn more about how the urban winery makes its Nashville-inspired wines from grape to glass and sample the house-made wines at the Tasting Bar. Tours are available seven days a week starting at 3 p.m. Participates must be 21 years or older.
ABOUT CITY WINERY:
City Winery is a venue that fuses passions for food, wine and music. The City Winery experience blends fine dining and the relaxing ambiance of American wine country, with the restaurant and lounge providing a refined environment with rustic interiors, large stone fireplaces and exposed beams. An urban winery, City Winery also released the first-ever line of Nashville-inspired wines made from grape to bottle in house in spring 2016. City Winery is your destination for the perfect pairing of music, local cuisine and extraordinary wines for an unforgettable affair. For more information please visit www.citywinery.com, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.