Winemaker Scott Lindstrom-Dake, owner of Thumbprint Cellars in Healdsburg, California, will be pouring his wines at wine dinners this week in Baton Rouge and New Orleans.
The Baton Rouge event will be held at Ruffino’s Italian Restaurant, 18811 Highland Road, Baton Rouge, on Thursday, April 23. The reception will begin at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Cost is $75 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Call (225) 753-3458. The menu will include a salad featuring a mozzarella balloon filled with basil oil and heirloom tomatoes; seafood sausage and peppers; a cucumber, gin and celery granita; duck saltimbocca; grilled lamb loin; and deconstructed strawberry shortcake.
In New Orleans, the Thumbprint Cellars winemaker dinner will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday at Saveur, 4128 Magazine St.
The five-course dinner will feature foods by chef Dominique Macquet. Cost is $128 per person, which includes tax and gratuity. Call (504) 304-3667 for information.