THE MAISON DUPUY HOTEL PROUDLY PRESENTS THE
THIRD ANNUAL FRENCH QUARTER WINE FESTIVAL

Modeled after the prestigious Boston Wine Festival, the dinners, hosted by either the winemaker or proprietor, will showcase wines from California, Oregon and Italy. Building on the success of previous years, founder Daniel Bruce and Nationally Acclaimed Chef Michael Farrell of Le Meritage at the Maison Dupuy have invited eleven phenomenal wineries to participate. Dishes for each dinner will be created to compliment the vintner’s selections.  We welcome you to become part of this year’s festivities and look forward to seeing you at the 3rd Annual French Quarter Wine Festival.

Thursday, April 2
Frog’s Leap
Dinner, 7p.m., $95

Founder, John Williams, a Boston Wine Festival perennial favorite, joins us for the first time in New Orleans. The winery’s primary focus is in sustainable farming and in understanding and appreciating the soil, which is clear in their merlots, sauvignon blancs, cabernet sauvignons, and legendary zinfandels.Reception:

2007 Sauvignon BlancJUMBO CRAB RAVIGOTE
Creole Tomatoes
2007 ChardonnayPAN FRIED SPECKLED TROUT
P&J Oyster Dressing
2007 ZinfandelGRILLED LAMB T-BONE
Vella Dry Jack Cheese Lasagna !
2006 Cabernet Sauvignon
2005 Rutherford ! BANANA PARFAIT
Pecan Rum Brittle
2007 Frogenbeerenauslese

Tuesday, April 7
Saintsbury Vineyard
Dinner, 7p.m., $95

Saintsbury has always produced award-winning pinot noirs. David Graves will join us for a chardonnay and pinot noir dinner including the winery’s limited production Brown Ranch wine. Learn why Carneros and especially Saintsbury, is known for consistently producing world-class wines.Reception: 2008 Vincent Vin Gris of Pinot NoirSeared Striped Bass
baby artichoke and spring pea risotto
2007 Carneros Chardonnay
2006 Brown Ranch Carneros ChardonnayFudge Farm Pork Tenderloin
cauliflower puree and fig compote
2006 Toyon Farm Carneros
Pinot Noir
2006 Lee Vineyard Carneros Pinot NoirGrilled Duck Breast
corn johny cakes and foie gras gravy
2002 Brown Ranch Carneros
Pinot NoirFresh Berries
mint crème anglaise

Thursday, April 9
Simi Winery
Dinner, 7p.m., $95

One of the oldest Sonoma Wineries founded in 1876, Simi has continued to grow as a landmark California house, branching from its beginnings in the Alexander Valley to the Russian River Valley. Simi’s portfolio of wines include cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, shiraz, pinot noir, and zinfandel. Winemaker Steve Reeder will present these quality wines,! as well as their Landslide Vineyard cabernet sauvignon alongs! ide dele ctable cuisine.Reception: 2006 Sauvignon BlancCrab Stuffed Gulf Shrimp
green apple butter
2006 Sonoma County Chardonnay
2005 Russian River ChardonnayTomato Basil Salad
goats milk mozzarella
2004 Sonoma County MerlotBraised Beef Short Rib
parsnip puree, sorrel gremolata
2004 Alexander Valley
Cabernet Sauvignon
2004 Landslide
Cabernet SauvignonChocolate Peanut Butter Pave’

Room Packages begin at $79, based on availability.

Please call 504-648-6115.

Chef Chuck Subra of La Cote Brasserie will be doing a cooking demo at Whole Foods Arabella
on Saturday, May 9th, 2009, Noon to 2pm.

Executive Chef Chuck Subra Jr., is a native Louisianian infusing New Orleans cuisine with global influence.
Signature dishes include:  Glazed Salmon with Tobasco and Steen’s cane syrup over roasted mirliton with Louisiana shrimp nage;
a whole fish preparation with glass noodle and nuoc mam; Bouillabaisse; Moules Frites; local and imported oysters.

La Cote Brasserie is located in the heart of the Arts District at 700 Tchoupitoulas Street in the Renaissance Arts Hotel
Free Valet Parking  |  504-613-2350  |  www.lacotebrasserie.com

A Message from Middendorf’s: HOPE TO SEE YOU THIS WEEKEND FOR STRAWBERRY FEST OR NEXT WEEKEND FOR EASTER.  
EASTER SUNDAY WE ARE OPEN FROM 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Karen Pfeifer
 Middendorf’s Seafood Restaurant          
75 Manchac Way
Akers, LA 70421
www.middendorfsrestaurant.com