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Wine Dinner: Abiouness Wines

  • le petit café 28 Bellevue Avenue Newport, RI 02840 United States (map)

with California Wine Maker, Nicole Abiouness

$65 plus tax

This event is Sold Out, please call to be put on a waitlist 401-619-3882.

four courses, a rose, a white & two reds!

My dear friend and wine maker, Nicole Abiouness, is kind enough to come to the east coast to meet customers, talk wine, and share a meal with you (and, maybe I can get her to wear a wig for Halloween!).

Nicole has made wine in Burgundy and in California for many well known labels, and several years ago courageously ventured out on her own.  She makes beautiful California pinots that are compelling and delicious, as well as some fantastic and surprising roses and whites.  Working with the local farms and the wine maker, I will come up with a menu that will highlight her wines—rose, white, and red, and we will enjoy a meal, sample her wines & talk about the current harvest here on the island and out in California.

Our Menu


saffron-grenache blanc-shallots

Rosé of Pinot Meunier

Grilled Peach Salad

arugula-Simmons Farm goat cheese-pancetta

Amarita White Blend

Lamb Tagine


Stanly Ranch & Pommard Pinot Noir

Braised Short Rib

polenta-winter greens-parmesan

Eaglepoint Sangiovese

Tart Tartin

This meal is planned with fall vegetables as a driving force, accompanied by meats, so we can easily accommodate vegetarian variations with advance notice.

*tax will be added to your cost, gratuity is at your discretion at the time of the event