The front dining room at Atelier Crenn; photo by Clement Hsu.
This sounds straight-up fabulous. Go, if you can! On Thursday August 2nd, ~ATELIER CRENN~ will be hosting a winemaker dinner with Sean Thackrey, whose winery in Bolinas produces some pretty incredible and unusual pours. There will be five courses with five accompanying wines, including those from Thackrey’s study of Anderson Valley pinot noir, The Cassiopeia Project. It begins at 6:30pm with a Champagne reception, and the cost is $175, excluding tax and gratuity. Reservations can be made via email.
On Wednesday August 8th, there will be another exciting winemaker dinner. This one will be at ~SAISON~, and the guest is Wells Guthrie of Copain in the Russian River. The menu will feature 12 courses from chef Joshua Skenes for $148. Wine pairings are an additional $108. Seatings begin at 6pm, and reservations can be made by calling Saison at 415-828-7990.