Thursday, December 3, 2015

The Majestic Cafe to Host Wine Dinner with Cooper Vineyards Winery

From our friends at the The Majestic Cafe...

The Majestic Cafe, located in the heart of Old Town at 911 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, will partner with Cooper Vineyards Winery of Louisa, Virginia, to host a special four-course wine dinner on Tuesday, December 8th. Priced at $59 per person (plus tax & gratuity), guests will enjoy a four-course prix fixe menu prepared by Executive Chef Lisa Marie Frantz. Each course will be paired with wines from Cooper Vineyards’103-acre farm located in Louisa, VA. Chef Frantz will visit guests between courses to answer questions about the menu, and a representative from Cooper Vineyards will be on hand to share more information about the winery and the evening's selections. Featured wines include Coopertage White 2012, Coopertage Red 2011, Petit Verdot Reserve 2012, and Cooper Noche. The complete dinner menu is listed below.

WHEN: Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 at 6:30 PM, limited seating is available and reservations are required. Tickets can be purchased at:

WHERE: The Majestic Cafe, located at 911 King Street in Alexandria, Virginia, 22314, has been an Old Town favorite since 1932. For more information, please visit

WHY: Locally owned and operated in Old Town Alexandria, The Majestic Cafe serves modern American classics with respect to culinary traditions and flavors of Virginia, the Carolinas, and other mid-Atlantic and Southern states. Chef Frantz creates seasonal menus with the best of what’s available on the market, seeking ingredients from Virginia farm partners and purveyors whenever possible. For additional information please visit:

Located midway between Richmond and Charlottesville in Louisa County, Cooper Vineyards Winery is one such producer that enhances The Majestic’s dedication to local Virginia sourcing. Cooper’s new owners David and Susan Drillock seek to create quality wines that express unique varietal character. For additional information please visit:

December 8th Cooper Vineyards Wine Dinner

First Course:
SoCo Farms Watermelon Steak
Caromont Farms farmstead goat cheese
Coopertage White 2012

Second Course:
Duck Bolognese
Handmade penne and smoked parmesan bread crumbs
Coopertage Red 2011

Third Course:
Charred Rib-Eye
Herb whipped potatoes and blackberry-olive coulis
Petit Verdot Reserve 2012

Fourth Course:
Ghirardelli Pot De Crème
Smoked black cherry sea salt and vanilla bean Chantilly
Cooper Noche