Wine Weekends

Wine Weekends

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Rodney Strong Wine Weekend

March 23/24, 2024

Indulge in an exclusive Rodney Strong Wine Weekend at the picturesque Wildwood Resort and Marina, where splendor meets lakeside tranquility. Join us for an exquisite experience curated for wine aficionados and culinary enthusiasts alike.

Prepare your palate for an unforgettable journey starting with a blending workshop orchestrated by Colleen Brennan, Vice President of Rodney Strong Vinyards. She’ll lead the intimate group of wine lovers through the process of making your very own Red Wine blend that will be served later during a three-course chef-curated dinner.

Lodging, Blending, Dinner & Brunch

Weekend Package

A limited number of special weekend packages are available and include: 

  • Saturday night lodging in the Lakeside Inn or Lodge  
  • Welcome bottle of Monopole Blue Top Brut Champagne and a charcuterie board awaiting in your room
  • Wine blending workshop with Rodney Strong red wine grape varietals – 3/23 5:00 p.m.
  • Three-Course Chef Curated Dinner with live jazz piano – 3/23 7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday brunch with unlimited mimosas – 3/24 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Price for Two: $1179
Solo: $769
(includes all taxes and gratuities)
Discounted Friday night lodging can also be added and is encouraged for the complete Wildwood/Rodney Strong Experience.

Blending

Workshop

Learn the art of blending, what a Bordeaux-style red wine is, how Rodney Strong Vineyards assembles its Symmetry, and how the final blend is an improvement over the sum of its parts. Discover the Artisan concept, including technique and style. By tasting each of the five varietals separately, we will open a window of understanding as to what the winemaking team sees and expects from each component, and then demonstrate through practice how the addition or omission of any one of the components relative to others can dramatically influence the final blend.

Dinner Menu

Highlights

Charcuterie Board Waiting in your Room: Begin your culinary adventure with a sumptuous array of artisanal cheeses, cured meats, and delectable accompaniments, perfectly complemented by a bottle of Heidsieck Monopole Champagne, setting the tone for the evening.

Caney Fork Salad: A refreshing interlude featuring the vibrant flavors of the season.

Entrée Choices: Delight in the tantalizing options of the ‘Filet Mignon with asparagus and baked potato,’  or savor the ‘Chilian Sea Bass with jalapeno corn succotash & potatoes au gratin,’ each paired impeccably with the robust Red Blend that you created, enhancing the savory indulgence.

Key Lime Pie: Conclude this culinary soiree on a sweet note with chef’s exquisite Key Lime Pie.

Throughout the weekend, revel in boutique lakeside lodging, immersing yourself in the serenity of nature paired with unparalleled comfort. Wake up to a leisurely Sunday brunch, enjoying the breathtaking views before bidding adieu to a weekend filled with exquisite wines, exceptional cuisine, and delightful company.

Join us for an exclusive rendezvous with fine wines, gourmet dining, and esteemed guests amidst the scenic beauty of Wildwood Resort and Marina. Indulge in the artistry of flavors and the warmth of fellowship, creating memories that linger long after the last sip is savored and the final bite enjoyed.

Wine Weekend

Personalites

Colleen Brennan

Rodney Strong Vice President National Accounts

Steve Taylor

Nashville Wine Auction Board Member

Natasha & John Deane

Wildwood Resort Owners

Chef Chris Maxwell

Wildwood Executive Chef

More Rodney Strong Special Weekends

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