Friday, February 24, 2017

Ripple Hosts Wine Dinner with Martine Saunier, March 6th

From our friends at Ripple...

Ripple and Martine’s Wines present a dinner highlighting beautiful, sought-after European wines. Executive Chef Ryan Ratino will serve an upscale five-course tasting menu, while importer Martine Saunier pours perfectly paired wines from her amazing selection of producers for guests to enjoy.

Monday, March 6
6:30 PM to 6:45 PM Champagne Aperitif
6:45 PM to 7:00 PM First Course served

3417 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008
Tel:. (202) 244-7995

1st Course
Kampachi crudo with uni, shiso, coconut, turnips
Garnier, Chablis, 'Fourchaume 1er', 2014

2nd Course
Duck terrine with duck fat brioche, elderberry, tardivo radicchio, pickled shallot
Monthelie Douhaitet Porchet, 'Monthehelie Clos du Meix Garnier Monopole', 2014

3rd Course
Roasted turbot with foie gras, duck jus, black trumpet mushrooms, hazelnut
Denis Mortet, Gevrey-Chambertin, 'Mes Cinq Terroirs', 2013

4th Course
48-hour sous vide short rib with black truffle, black walnuts, onions soubise, glazed lettuces
Bernard Burgaud, Côte-Rôtie, 2013

5th Course
Ecuadorian dark chocolate and cheese tart with cherry sorbet
Niepoort Colheita, 1999

$125/person (excluding tax & gratuity)

About Ripple:
Named Best Upscale Casual Restaurant and Wine Program of the Year in 2014 by Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington, Ripple’s exquisite menu showcases organic and locally-acquired produce and offers an extensive cheese and charcuterie program. With over 3,000 bottles in its wine cellar and 30 wines sold by the glass, Ripple’s wine program highlights small family producers, with a commitment to sustainable, organic, or biodynamic production. Ripple is open for dinner daily at 5 PM and brunch is served Sundays from 11 AM to 2:30 PM. For more information on the new menu items and Ripple’s award-winning beverage program, visit