May is Oregon Wine Month!
Greetings! If you have not joined us yet this month, it's time to book your reservation! May is Oregon Wine Month, and we have some exciting treats to offer you in both the café and the restaurant. Our sommelier, Brent Braun has a special love for small, natural wineries and there are a number of up-and-coming producers here in Oregon that exemplify this new generation of winemakers. We have chosen to feature some of these winemakers in a few different ways, so pick your pleasure!
In the restaurant we are offering an Oregon Wine Month supplement to our regular wine pairings. The Oregon pairing treats you to a number of specially chosen wines from Oregon that show off the state's diverse winemaking and growing culture and pair stunningly with Chef Justin Woodward's dishes. A few of the producers you will find on the Oregon pairing are Day Wines, Ovum Wines, and Analemma Wines.
Not to be outdone, the café is teaming up with Jackalope Wine Cellars for the second half of May. We'll be offering Jackalope's cabernet franc as well as a viognier both by the glass and the bottle. Corey Schuster of Jackalope Wine Cellars says of making wine, "For me, the chance to create something, to have an end product I could hold in my hand and share led me to wanting to make my own wine. Further, wine is a social beverage. A wine bottle contains memories, experiences, and love. I want to create this." We are excited to have an opportunity to showcase Corey's wines!
With all Oregon has to offer we hope you'll get a chance to come visit us to see what Brent has thoughtfully selected.
And in case you missed the article, click here to check out Brent as one of Food & Wine's Sommeliers of the Year!
Happy Sniffing, Swirling, and Sipping!
- The Whole Team at Castagna