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Zina Lounge at the Ledson Hotel Announces New Seasonal Winter Wine and Food Pairings Menu


New Six-Course Winter Wine and Food Pairings

Sonoma, CA. – January 2, 2018 – Fifth-generation Sonoma County winemaker Steve Ledson is thrilled that Chef Yoshiharu Sogi of the Zina Lounge at the Ledson Hotel is announcing the new Seasonal Wine and Food Pairing Menu for Winter 2018. The six-course menu, shown in detail below is $150 per person, an abbreviated four-course menu is also available for $90 per person. Wine and Food Pairings are served from 6:00pm – 7:30pm Thursday through Monday, advanced reservations are required. http://www.zinawinery.com/wineandfood/index.html or call (707) 895-9462.

“This seasonal menu is delicious,” enthused Ledson. “What a perfect reason for locals and visitors to move past recent events and celebrate what is great about Sonoma wine country and Sonoma Plaza, great wine and food!”

Zina Lounge Wine and Food Pairings feature limited production artisan bottlings from the Zina Hyde Cunningham Winery and Vineyards and Ledson Winery and Vineyards. The new six-course menu, from internationally renowned Chef Yoshi, a world class wine expert and chef extraordinaire, includes:

1st Course
Zina Hyde Cunningham 2016 Russian River Valley Sauvignon Blanc
Rock Shrimp & Béarnaise Gratin
Spinach, Parsnip & Diced Granny Smith Apple

2nd Course
Zina Hyde Cunningham 2015 Anderson Valley Chardonnay
Creamy Cauliflower Soup
Shoestring Potatoes, Dill Oil & Lemon Zest

3rd Course
Zina Hyde Cunningham 2014 Anderson Valley Pinot Noir
Seared Ahi Tuna & Strawberry Ume Salsa
Sautéed Snap Peas
Soy Cranberry Sauce

4th Course
Zina Hyde Cunningham 2015 Redwood Valley Petite Sirah
Oven Roasted Grimaud Farms Muscovy Duck Breast & House made Duck Sausage
Braised Cabbage, Sautéed Artisan Mushrooms
Duck Plum Jus

5th Course
Ledson 2014 Sonoma Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Braised Creekstone Farms Black Angus Beef Brisket
Brussels Sprout, Sweet Potato & Turnips
Braising Jus & Red Wine Demi-Glace

6th Course
Ledson NV Redwood Valley ‘Sweet Ida May’ Late Harvest Zinfandel
Baked Classic Chocolate Cake
Fresh Berries, Chopped Walnuts
Cinnamon Accented Crème Chantilly
Chocolate Sauce

Chef Yoshi creates intricate pairings using locally grown farm-to-table products designed to excite the palate, while elevating the nuances of each wine. The menu showcases the very finest ingredients by local purveyors in small plates. Seated Chef Pairings are offered by reservation only, and Zina Hyde Cunningham wine tasting is available daily from 10:30 am to 6:00pm. In addition to these scheduled seating times, The Zina Lounge offers fully customized menus and private event offerings.

For information and required reservations please visit http://www.zinawinery.com/wineandfood/index.html or call (707) 895-9462.

About Ledson Hotel: The crown jewel of Sonoma’s historic downtown plaza, Ledson Hotel invites guests to step back in time to a grander era. Meticulously designed and built by owner Steve Ledson, the hotel is surrounded by world class shopping, spas, restaurants and rich California history. The hotel is a number one TripAdvisor destination in Sonoma, and a Condé Nast Traveler Top Hotel in the World. In 2015 the Ledson Hotel opened the Zina Lounge, a wine and food tasting showcase of the Ledson family’s line of artisan wines.

The Ledson Hotel (www.ledsonhotel.com) is located at 480 1st St East. For more information about the Ledson Hotel call (707) 996-9779.  For more information about Zina Hyde Cunningham Winery call (707) 895-9462 or visit www.zinawinery.com.