Messina Hof Winery and Resort New Vintage Releases and Spring Release Dinner

Photo by Anthony Rathbun

Guests will enjoy the sights and smells of a delicious four course menu featuring Atlantic salmon, stuffed quail and dark chocolate mousse cake. Each course will be expertly paired with the newest Messina Hof wines with discussion sessions between each course featuring comments from the Winemaker. Winemakers and Co-founders Paul V. Bonarrigo and Merrill Bonarrigo along with son Paul M. Bonarrigo and wife Karen will introduce each new vintage and lead the tasting.

The new wines will include: 2010 Pinot Grigio, 2010 Chenin Blanc, 2010 Unoaked Chardonnay, Cedar Crest Vineyard Cabernet Franc and 2007 Private Reserve Port. Brut Sparkling Wine will be served at the reception prior to dinner.

Black Pepper Seared Atlantic Salmon
Served on a pool of Angel Riesling Vanilla bean cream fraiche with traditional garnishes and an essence of balsamic extraction

Fresh Baby Spinach & Shaved Red Onion Salad
Tossed with a Pinot Grigio apple smoked bacon and blue cheese vinaigrette

Baked Farm Raised Stuffed Quail
Stuffed with smoked andouille and corn bread dressing, served on a bed of spring vegetable and finished with an Cabernet reduction sauce

Dark Chocolate Mousse Cake
Topped with Tawny Port strawberry compote, white chocolate and dark chocolate drizzle



Messina Hof Winery & Resort
4545 Old Reliance Road
Bryan, TX 77808


$69.95 per person plus tax and gratuity
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