Rhône-Around Dinner Series

Rhône-Around Dinner Series

April 24 - 27, 2024

Hospice du Rhône is pleased to announce the 2024 Rhône-Around Dinner Series in partnership with Rhône variety wine producers and Walla Walla Valley restaurants.

All producers participating in the Rhône-Around Dinner Series will also be pouring their wines in the Grand Tasting at Walla Walla Wine Services on Saturday, April 27th.

PURCHASE TICKETS


Rhône-Around Dinner Series | April 24 - 27, 2024
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2024 7pm 

Thursday, April 25, 2024 7pm 

Friday, April 26, 2024 7pm 

Saturday, April 27, 2024 7pm 

Tickets are limited and sold through the Hospice du Rhône website.
Pricing is inclusive of tax and gratuity.
All Rhône-Around Dinners are in partnership with Hospice du Rhône.


PURCHASE TICKETS


Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Burgers and Bottle Share at AK's Mercado

Wednesday, April 24, 2024
7pm | 21 E Main St, Walla Walla | $95 - SOLD OUT

Join us to kick off HdR Walla Walla with a fun and casual evening of burgers and wine - plus plenty of appetizers and sides. 
Enjoy a ground brisket, lamb or portobello mushroom burger and be prepared to make new friends at what is sure to be a seriously fun bottle share.

In addition to enjoying special bottles from the Hospice du Rhône cellar, guests are invited to bring Rhône variety wines from their own cellars to share.

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Thursday, April 25, 2024

Bionic Wines at Brasserie Four  

Thursday, April 25, 2024 
4:30pm – 8:30pm, by reservation |4 E Main St, Walla Walla | $350 - SOLD OUT
Upon purchase, you will receive instructions to arrange your reservation time, maximum party size 6 guests. 
 
A three-time Hospice du Rhône Paso Robles seminar presenter and a 2011 Hospice du Rhône Blackberry Farm wine presenter, vigneron Christophe Baron will share a selection of wines from his critically acclaimed Walla Walla Valley estates, along with a celebratory toast to his roots in Champagne. Enjoy a captivating journey through the estates of Bionic Wines, beautifully paired with classic French dishes prepared by Brasserie Four. 
 
Wines included:  
2019 Champagne Christophe Baron, Les Hautes Blanches Vignes 
2022 Cayuse, Edith Rosé 
2019 Horsepower, Fiddleneck Vineyard Grenache 
2018 Cayuse, Bionic Frog Syrah 
2018 Hors Catégorie, Syrah 
2016 No Girls, La Paciencia Vineyard Grenache  
 
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Châteauneuf-du-Pape at Passatempo Taverna 

Thursday, April 25, 2024 
7:00pm | 215 W Main St, Walla Walla | $500 - SOLD OUT
 
Join 11 Châteauneuf-du-Pape producers in an exploration of the singular appellation highlighted in the 2024 Hospice du Rhône Walla Walla seminar, Châteauneuf-du-Pape: Limitless Style with Authenticity.  A unique dining experience and rare gathering of Southern Rhône producers that one could perhaps otherwise only experience in France, complemented by a dinner prepared by Chef Sam Shelton of Passatempo Taverna. 
 
Wines included: 
2018 Domaine de la Charbonnière, Blanc 
2022 Château de Vaudieu, Les Clairette de Gabriel  
2020 Château de la Font du Loup, Puy Rolland  
2021 Domaine Clef de Saint Thomas, La Clef de Saint Thomas  
2020 Domaine la Barroche, Julien Barrot  
2013 Domaine de Marcoux, Cuvée Classique  
2015 Domaine de la Charbonnière, Vieilles Vignes  
2016 Domaine de Cristia, Vieilles Vignes  
2020 Domaine le Prieuré des Papes, Le Couchant  
2012 Clos du Mont-Olivet  
2019 Château La Nerthe, Les Cadettes  
2012 M. CHAPOUTIER, Barbe Rac  
 
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Mullineux at Hattaway’s on Alder 
 
Thursday, April 25, 2024 
7:00pm | 125 W Alder St, Walla Walla | $350 - PURCHASE TICKETS
 
A delightful evening with South African winemakers, Andrea and Chris Mullineux of Mullineux Family Wines following the 2024 Hospice du Rhône Walla Walla seminar, Mullineux: Swartland Through the Lens of Syrah, moderated by Lauren Buzzeo of Full Pour. Explore the esteemed estates of Mullineux Family Wines, sumptuously paired with dinner prepared by Chef Richard Hattaway of Hattaway’s on Alder.  

Wines included: 
2022 Kloof Street, Chenin Blanc 
2022 Mullineux, Viognier 
2022 Mullineux, Old Vine White 
2021 Kloof Street, Swartland Rouge 
2020 Mullineux, Syrah 

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Yangarra Estate Vineyards at Saffron Mediterranean Kitchen 
 
Thursday, April 25, 2024 
7:00pm | 330 W Main St, Walla Walla | $350 - PURCHASE TICKETS
 
Joining us from down under, Australian winemaker Peter Fraser shares a dynamic selection of Rhône variety wines from his hallmark estate. Explore what makes McLaren Vale a singular viticultural region for Rhône varieties, along with a fascinating area for both experimentation and old vines. Paired with a dinner prepared by Saffron Mediterranean Kitchen.   
 
Wines included: 
2023 Yangarra, Piquepoul 
2021 Yangarra, Ovitelli Blanc 
2021 Yangarra, Roux Beaute Roussanne 
2021 Yangarra, Hickinbotham Grenache 
2021 Yangarra, Ovitelli Grenache 
2021 Yangarra, Kingswood Shiraz 
2020 Yangarra, Ironheart Shiraz 

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Friday, April 26, 2024
 
Bedrock Wine Co. at Hattaway’s on Alder 
 
Friday, April 26, 2024 
7:00pm | 125 W Alder St, Walla Walla | $350 PURCHASE TICKETS
 
A two-time Hospice du Rhône Paso Robles seminar presenter and 2016 Hospice du Rhône Blackberry Farm wine presenter, Morgan Twain-Peterson MW will share a selection of his wines from the diverse terroirs of California. Learn more about Bedrock’s mission of preserving and rehabilitating old vines of the Golden State, accompanied by Southern fare from Hattaway’s on Alder. 
 
Wines included: 
2023 Bedrock Wine Co., Ode to Lulu Rosé 
2021 Bedrock Wine Co., Gambrels of the Sky Grenache 
2022 Bedrock Wine Co., Evangelho Carignan 
2021 Bedrock Wine Co., Angeles de Arena Syrah 
2019 Bedrock Wine Co., Ode to Lucien 
2015 Bedrock Wine Co., Gibson Ranch Heritage Wine 

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Peake Ranch at Walla Walla Steak Co. 
 
Friday, April 26, 2024 
7:00pm | 416 N 2nd Ave, Walla Walla | $300 - PURCHASE TICKETS
 
From Santa Barbara County, an exploration of Rhône variety wines from the Sta. Rita Hills AVA led by Peake Ranch winery and vineyard manager, Mike Anderson. A look at the impact of viticultural practices in a distinctive California region. Dining will take place in a historically restored 1950’s private rail car – for an element of “serious fun” - with dinner prepared by Walla Walla Steak Co.  
 
Wines included: 
2020 Peake Ranch, Bellis Noir  
2019 Peake Ranch, Grenache  
2020 Peake Ranch, Grenache  
2019 Peake Ranch, Peake Ranch Vineyard Syrah  
2019 Peake Ranch, John Sebastiano Vineyard Syrah  
2021 Peake Ranch, Bellis Noir  

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Ventoux at Passatempo Taverna 
 
Friday, April 26, 2024 
7:00pm | 215 W Main St, Walla Walla | $350 - SOLD OUT
 
From the Southern Rhône, an exciting selection of wines from seven benchmark Ventoux appellation producers shared in large format bottles. Explore the quality and singularity of a distinctive appellation featured in an acclaimed 2022 Hospice du Rhône Paso Robles seminar, paired with a dinner prepared by Chef Sam Shelton of Passatempo Taverna. 
 
Wines included: 
2022 Château Pesquié, Quintessence 
2023 Croix des Pins, 3 Villages 
2020 Château Juvenal, M 
2021 Château Unang, La Croix 
2011 Chêne Bleu, Abélard 
2020 Domaine de Fondrèche, Divergente  
2022 Marrenon, Orca  
 
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Saturday, April 27, 2024
 
Atelier Freewater with winemaker, Todd Alexander 
 
Saturday, April 27, 2024 
7:00pm | 601 N Main St, Milton-Freewater | $350 - SOLD OUT
 
An evening exploring the varied terroirs of the Walla Walla Valley, Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Languedoc-Roussillon with good friends and collaborators - winemaker, Todd Alexander of Force Majeure, Cimento and Weathereye; Anne Charlotte Melia-Bachas of Château de la Font du Loup; and Jean-Roger Calvet of Thunevin-Calvet. Share a beautifully paired dinner prepared by James Beard Award winning Chef David Nichols in the charming atmosphere of freshly launched Atelier Freewater.  
 
Shuttle service from Walla Walla, WA to Milton-Freewater, OR is available for $60 per person, round-trip, plus gratuity. Please contact Carrie Alexander after booking if you would like to make shuttle service arrangements, carrie@atelierfreewater.com. 
 
Wines included: 
2023 Château de la Font du Loup, CdP Blanc 
2022 Weathereye, L’Atomique 
2022 Thunevin-Calvet, Asphodèle 
2021 Weathereye, Grenache 
2020 Château de la Font du Loup, CdP Puy Rolland 
2020 Thunevin-Calvet, Les Trois Maries 
2022 Château de la Font du Loup, CdP Legend 
2020 Thunevin-Calvet, Divae Syrah 
2021 Cimento, Syrah 
2021 Force Majeure, SJR Vineyard Syrah 
2021 Force Majeure, Red Mountain Syrah 
2021 Force Majeure, Walla Walla Syrah 
1978 Thunevin-Calvet, Maury Vin Doux 
 
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Château de Saint Cosme at Passatempo Taverna 
 
Saturday, April 27, 2024 
7:00pm | 215 W Main St, Walla Walla | $350 - PURCHASE TICKETS

 A 2008 Hospice du Rhône Paso Robles seminar presenter and 2022 Hospice du Rhône Blackberry Farm wine presenter, visionary vigneron Louis Barruol will share a selection of wines from his historic Gallo-Roman family estate in the Southern Rhône appellation of Gigondas, along with his recently acquired Vinsobres appellation estate, Château de Rouanne. Paired with a dinner prepared by Chef Sam Shelton of Passatempo Taverna. 
 
Wines included: 
2022 Château de Rouanne, Brut Nature Rosé Mèditerranée 
2022 Château de Saint Cosme, Principauté d’Orange, Les deux Albions 
2021 Château de Saint Cosme, Gigondas 
2016 Château de Saint Cosme, Gigondas, Le Claux 
2020 Château de Rouanne, Vinsobres, Rouanne et les Crottes 
2019 Château de Saint Cosme, Côte-Rôtie 

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Domaine de la Solitude at Walla Walla Steak Co. 
 
Saturday, April 27, 2024 
7:00pm | 416 N 2nd Ave, Walla Walla | $300 - PURCHASE TICKETS

From Châteauneuf-du-Pape, a journey into the esteemed 17th century Southern Rhône estate led by eighth-generation vigneron, Florent Lançon. A dive into the history of a region and a family domaine. Dining will take place in a historically restored 1950’s private rail car – for an element of “serious fun” - with dinner prepared by Walla Walla Steak Co. 
 
Wines included: 
2022 Domaine de la Solitude, Vin de la Solitude Blanc 
2022 Domaine de la Solitude, Barberini Blanc  
2018 Domaine de la Solitude, Cornelia Constanza  
2019 Domaine de la Solitude, Vin de la Solitude 
2005 Domaine de la Solitude, Réserve Secrète  
2020 Domaine de la Solitude, Réserve Secrète 
 
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Jeff Cohn Cellars and Cave Yves Cuilleron at Saffron Mediterranean Kitchen 
 
Saturday, April 27, 2024 
7:00pm | 330 W Main St, Walla Walla | $350 - PURCHASE TICKETS

Join Jeff Cohn of Jeff Cohn Cellars, and Yves Cuilleron of Cave Yves Cuilleron for an anticipated pairing of Northern California and the Northern Rhône. Featuring a complementary selection of wines from Cave Yves Cuilleron, a six-time Hospice du Rhône Paso Robles seminar presenter, and the esteemed Jeff Cohn Cellars, as well as their collaborative project – Domaine des Chirats. Accompanied by dinner at Saffron Mediterranean Kitchen.

Wines included: 
NV Cave Yves Cuilleron, Vionnier 
2022 Jeff Cohn Cellars, Les Inséparables White Rhône Blend 
2022 Cave Yves Cuilleron, Saint-Joseph Lieu-dit “Digue” 
2021 Cave Yves Cuilleron, Côte-Rôtie Bassenon 
2018 Jeff Cohn Cellars, Zio Tony Syrah 
2018 Jeff Cohn Cellars & Cave Yves Cuilleron, Domaine des Chirats Syrah 
2019 Jeff Cohn Cellars & Cave Yves Cuilleron, Domaine des Chirats Syrah 
2020 Cave Yves Cuilleron, Verlieu 
2022 Jeff Cohn Cellars, Trials & Tribulations Late Harvest Viognier 

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