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Join us Friday, February 24th @ 7:00pm for an Italian wine dinner at Bernard’s featuring G.D. Vajra wines

Did you know that Bernard is part Italian?  Yep! Come to Bernard’s on February 24th and taste Bernard’s Italian side paired with G.D. Vajra wines featuring guest speaker Kevin Natoli of G.D. Vajra Vineyard. 

 

Join us Friday, February 24th @ 7:00pm for an Italian wine dinner featuring

 

Guest Speaker: Kevin Natoli, G.D. Vajra

 

Hors d’oeuvres

Grilled Octopus with Pickled Vegetables & Preserved Lemon Aioli
Sage Gnudi with Wild Mushrooms, Kale & Sage Brown Butter
Salsify & Prosciutto Filo Straws

Truffle Fontina Risotto Balls

2014 Vajra Riesling Pietracine Langhe

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Roasted Icelandic Cod Filet with Leek Fondue, & Roasted Romanesco, Truffle Caviar Beurre Rouge
2014 Vajra Barbera d’Alba

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Boar Sampler: Roasted Rack, Shoulder Ragout, Crispy Belly served with Potato Gnocchi, Brussels Sprout Leaves, Tri-Colored Carrots, Morel Sauce

2012 Vajra Barolo “Bricco delle Viole”

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Assorted Italian Cheeses from 109 Cheese

2012 Vajra Freisa Kye Langhe

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Almond, Olive Oil & Blood Orange Cake, Blood Orange Chibouste, & Compote

2015 Vajra Moscato d’Asti

 

$95 per person (non-inclusive tax & service)

 

For reservations please call (203)438 8282

Sarah & Monica’s EXCELLENT Birthday Dinner Friday, January 27th @ 7 PM Bernard’s

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It’s that time of the year again!

Come join us for an amazing night of food and wine and help us celebrate!

Sarah & Monica’s EXCELLENT Birthday Dinner

Friday, January 27th @ 7 PM Bernard’s & 109 Cheese & Wine

It’s that time of the year again! Let’s all celebrate birthdays!!

Hors d’oeuvres
Warm Oysters with leek fondue /Parsnip chip with parsnip puree & truffle caviar Ricotta Cheese & Sage Gnuddi, wild mushroom sage brown butter / Tuna Tartar on lotus root chip /Foie Gras Gougere / Smoked Salmon Cones

Domaine de la Pépière Muscadet “Les Gras Moutons” 2015
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Bouillabaisse
Cod, Snapper, Shrimp, Scallop & Lobster, Julienne Vegetables & Rouille

Domaine du Bagnol Cassis Blanc 2014

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Veal Trio: Tenderloin wrapped in Pancetta with Morel Sauce Braised Cheek with Rosemary Sauce
Bacon with Fennel Compote & Fennel Sauce
Le Piane “Mimmo” Vino Rosso 2011
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109 Cheese Selections

Domaine Duseigneur Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge 2013

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Special Dessert

Lanson Brut Champagne NV

$95 per person
(Tax & 20% Service Charge Additional)

Please call 203 438 8282 for Reservations

Come explore the flavors of Spain with us at Bernard’s! Sunday October 9th – 5:30pm

Come explore the flavors of Spain with us at Bernard’s!
Sunday October 9th 5:30pm 

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Tapas
Black Olive, Anchovy & Caper Spread / Catalan Guacamole, / Zucchini, Onion, Orange and Rosemary, Hot Pepper Jam, / Garbanzo Salad with Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette, White Bean Salad with Cured Pork Belly Dressing / Grilled Bacala Salad / Bacalao Hash / Mackerel Escabeche / Octopus & Potato Salad / Marinated Anchovies & Olive / Seville Marinated Carrots / Goat Cheese Stuffed Pequillo peppers / Grilled Marinated Eggplant / Calamari Seviche Mussel & Chorizo

Bernard’s Paella

Wines of Spain

Cheeses of Spain

Dessert and Coffee
$90 per Person + Tax and 20% Service charge

Call Bernard’s for Reservations – 203-438-8282

It’s Paella Wine Dinner Time!!

It’s Paella Wine Dinner Time!!

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Come explore the flavors of Spain with us in Bernard’s garden
Friday 7pm September 18th @Bernard’s

The Wines
Llopart Cava Brut Reserva 2010
Txomin Etxaniz Txakoli Rosé 2014
Bodegas La Cana Albariño 2014
Sierra Cantabria Rioja Crianza 2010
Bodegas Avante Ribera del Duero 2010
Bodegas Avancia Godello Cuveé O 2014
Bodegas Alto Mancayo Garnacha Veraton 2012
Bodegas Jorge Ordonez & Co. Old Vine Moscatel 2006

Tapas
Black Olive, Anchovy & Caper Spread/ Catalan Guacamole, / Zucchini, Onion, Orange and Rosemary, Hot Pepper Jam, / Garbanzo Salad with Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette, White Bean Salad with Cured Pork Belly Dressing / Grilled Bacala Salad / Bacalao Hash / Mackerel Escabeche / Octopus & Potato Salad / Marinated Anchovies & Olive / Seville Marinated Carrots / Goat Cheese Stuffed Pequillo peppers / Grilled Marinated Eggplant / Calamari Seviche Mussel & Chorizo

Bernard’s Paella

Cheeses of Spain
Montealva – Goat
Valdeon Blue Cow and Goat
Leonora – Goat
Secret de Compostelle – Sheep

Dessert and Coffee
$85 per Person + Tax and 20% Service charge

Call Bernard’s for Reservations – 203-438-8282

Classes resume at 109

Classes are Back!

After the opening of our new store in Kent Ct, we are finally ready and excited to resume our classes in our classroom above the cheese shop.  Give us a call at 203-438-5757 or email us at monica@109cheeseandwine.com to confirm your seats.

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Friday, September 25th –
The Many Faces of Nebbiolo (ie Barolo, Barbaresco)
with Jim Morrison of Artisan Wines

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Come explore one of the most noble grapes in all of Italy. This will be a fantastic opportunity to taste different appellations and vintages of Nebbiolo side by side.

Wednesday, October 21st
Champagne and German Wines
Dan Weber of Schatzi Wines
& Robert Jordan of Missing Link Wine Company

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What better way to start a German wine tasting than with a little Champagne? Come taste some beautiful and extremely “cheese friendly” wines with us.

Friday, November 6th
Explore the wines of Handley Cellars
Anderson Valley – California.
Lulu McClellan of Handley Cellars
& Monica McCall of Martin-Scott Wines.

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Nothing say Thanksgiving better than a stunning array of American made wines from an acclaimed vineyard like Handley. The Pinot Noir and Gewurztraminer are sure to be a hit with Thanksgiving feast!

Belle Pente Winemaker Brian O’Donnell Dinner at Bernard’s Friday May 1st, 7pm

Belle Pente Winemaker Dinner

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 7pm

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Belle Pente Winemaker Brian O’Donnell Dinner at Bernard’s

Passed Canapés

Chic Pea Panisse, Grilled Swordfish, Meyer Lemon Aioli

Scrambled Duck Egg, Truffle, Duck Prosciutto

Pork Belly, Bouquet de Pomme Glaze

Ramp & Truffle Quiche

Pinot Gris 2010 Willamette Oregon

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Sauteed Soft Shell Crab, Green Pea Puree, Peanut Tarragon Brown Butter,

Crispy Spring Onion Rings

Chardonnay 2010 Willamette Oregon

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Roasted Stuffed Quail with Chicken, Leek & Quail Egg, wrapped in Pancetta, Sauteed Spring Ramps, Sage Leaf Chips, Sage Quail Sauce

Pinot Noir Murto 2011 Willamette Oregon

Pinot Noir Murto 2012 Willamette Oregon

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Veal Trio – Roasted Vermont Leg of Veal, Braised Veal Breast, Crispy Sweetbread Rolls, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Fiddlehead Ferns, Spring Carrots, Morel Sauce

Pinot Noir Belle Pente Vineyard 2011 Willamette Oregon

Pinot Noir Belle Pente Vineyard 2012 Willamette Oregon

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109 Cheese Selections

Assorted Artisan Cheeses

Pinot Noir Estate 2010 Willamette Oregon

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Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble, Lemongrass Ice Cream

Call for Reservation’s 203 438 8282

Anticipation of SPRING Wine Dinner at Bernard’s Friday March 27th

Wine Tasting Dinner at Bernard’s this Friday!! a week late…..
Friday, March 27th 7:00pm
Anticipation of SPRING
Call Bernards for reservations 203-438-8282
109 Cheese & Wine & Fine Terroir
5 Course tasting menu with Wine Pairings

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Passed Canapés
Sponny Duck Terrine / Meyer Lemon Panna Cotta & Smoked Salmon / Scrambled Duck Egg & Truffle / Mini Pizza Provencal
Chateau de Saint-Martin, Externelle Favorite, Rose, Provence, 2013
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Seared Stonington Scallops, Green Pea & Tarragon Ravioli, Cèpe Sauce
Domaine Foureray de Beauclair, Marsannay Saint-Jacques, Burgundy, 2013
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Rabbit Sampler: Sausage, Bacon, Cured & Terrine,
Carrot Slaw & Micro Greens Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette
Domaine de Remont, Vieilles Vignes, Julienas, 2013
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American Lamb Duo – Roasted Rack & Braised Shoulder, Chick Pea Panisse, Asparagus & Artichoke, Rosemary Sauce
Laudun-Chusclan, Les Croses, Crozes Hermitage, Rhone, 2011
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109 Cheese Selections
Assorted Artisan Cheeses
Chateau Haut Selve, Graves, Bordeaux, 2011
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Meyer Lemon Trio
Domaine de Pellehaut, L’Ete, Gascon, 2012
$95 per person
Tax & 20% Service Charge Additional

Sarah & Monica’s EXCELLENT Birthday Wine Tasting Dinner at Bernard’s

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“Sarah turn’s the big 50”

Friday, January 23th @ 7 PM

Thank you to all of our guests, friends and family for helping us celebrate.

Guest Speaker is Jim Morrison from Artisan Wines

 

Passed Canapés

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Smoked Salmon Cones  / Himachi Crudo  / Ratatouille & Herb Cheese / Oyster Fritters / Duck Confit Rolls / Truffle Risotto Balls

French Rosemary infused OR-G Cocktail

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Dinner

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Foie Gras Duo – Terrine with Apple & Kumquat Compote & Sautéed with Seville Orange Marmalade

Cantina Tani “Taerra” Vermentino di Gallura, Sardinia 2012

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Roasted Codfish, Bean Ragout with Sun Dried Tomatoes, Guanciale & Fine Herb

Norman Hardie Chardonnay

Prince Edward Island, Ontario 2012

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Buffalo Duo – Ragout & Roasted Sirloin, Creamy Corn & Truffle Grits, Root Vegetables & Wild Mushrooms, Red Wine Sauce

Silvio Bolmida “Conca del Grillo” Barbera d’ Alba, Piedmont, Italy 2011

 

Cheese

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109 Cheese Selections

Winnemere Jasper Hill Vermont

Parmigiano Reggiano 2011 with Vigna Oro Balsamic Modena

Cantina del Pino “Ovello” Barbaresco, Piedmont, Italy 2010

 

Dessert

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Birthday Cake Trio

Canard-Duchene Champagne Brut NV, Champagne, France

$100.00 plus tax & tip

Call for reservations 203-438-8282

Space is limited

 

Tapas, Paella & Spanish Wine Tasting in the Garden at Bernard’s Sunday, August 24th, 2014 at 6pm

Tapas, Paella & Spanish Wine Tasting
in the Garden at Bernard’s
Sunday, August 24th, 2014 at 6pm $85
Reservations Required 203 438 8282 (Bernard’s)

Enjoy a Fabulous array of Tapas while you watch Chef Bernard cook the Paella out in the garden! Strolling Guitarist, beautiful Gardens – it’s an evening not to be missed!

Wine & Cheese Proved by 109 Cheese & Wine
Menu
Assorted Tapas
Black Olive, Anchovy & Caper Spread/ Catalan Guacamole, / Zucchini, Onion, Orange and
Rosemary, Hot Pepper Jam, / Garbanzo Salad with Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette,
White Bean Salad with Cured Pork Belly Dressing / Grilled Bacala Salad / Bacalao Hash / Mackerel Escabeche / Octopus & Potato Salad / Marinated Anchovies & Olive / Seville Marinated
Carrots / Goat Cheese Stuffed Pequillo peppers / Grilled Marinated Eggplant / Calamari Seviche
Mussel & Chorizo Salad
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Paella
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Cheese of Spain
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Dessert and Coffee
$85 per person (Tax & Gratuity not included)
Reserve EARLY!!
203-438-8282 (Bernard’s)

Bastille Day Wine Tasting & French Style Barbeque in the Garden at Bernard’s July 13th

Wine Tasting & French Style Barbeque in the Garden

Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 6pm

Featuring the Wines of France & Country French Buffet in the Garden
Bernard’s & 109 Cheese & Wine
 

Bring your friends & Family – this is our favorite event of the year!

 

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Le Menu

Hors d’œuvres
Sardines / Duck Prosciutto & Melon /Wild Mushroom & Goat Cheese Quiche / Smoked Salmon Rosette
Assorted Homemade Charcuterie and Pates
Rosemary Pancetta / Saucisson & Prosciutto /Duck Rillettes / Duck, Pistachio & Truffle Terrine / Pheasant & Chanterelle Terrine /Chicken Liver & Truffle Pate / Wild Boar & Morel Mushroom
Crudités
Bernard’s Famous Cassoulet
Bernard’s Mom’s Rice Salad
Beet Salad, Walnuts & Roquefort Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette
French Green Lentil Salad / Tomato & Goat Cheese Salad
Frisée au Lardon / Grilled Vegetables with Basil Aïoli
Haricot Verts Amandine / Potatoes Toulousaine
Tomatoes Provençale / Mesclun Salad
From the Grill
Pork, Beef, Tuna, Salmon, Shrimp & Scallops
Assorted Homemade Sausage:
Merguez – Spicy Lamb /Pork, Pistachio & Truffle / Chicken with Garlic & Parsley / Duck and Orange / Pheasant, Chanterelle & Sage
Les Fromages & Les Desserts & Fresh Fruit
Pastis / Flan au Caramel / Pot de Crème / Mousse au Chocolat /Cherry Clafouti / Choux a la Crème

$85 per person (Tax & Gratuity not included)
Reserve EARLY!!
203-438-8282