Wine Dinner: Caymus Vineyards

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Date(s) - 04/21/2022
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Josef Barbados


6 Caymus Wines, 5 Courses expertly paired and presented by Kristen Ellis of Caymus Vineyards

$115 per person

This event will be held at Josef Barbados. Reservations can be made by calling Josef’s at 815-282-3400


Amuse Bouche

Ahi-Tuna Ceviche

Pairing: Emmolo Sparkling Wine


Course #1

Mahi Mahi

mango salsa, lemon beurre blanc

Pairing: Mer Soleil Silver Unoaked Chardonnay


Course #2

Seafood Skewer

shrimp, scallop, lobster tail

butter, garlic, thyme, lemon

Pairing: Sea-Sun California Chardonnay


Course #3

Duck Stuffed Peppers

sweet peppers, goat cheese, bacon chives

Pairing: Red Schooner Transit #1 (Shiraz/Cabernet Sauvignon)


Course #4

Beef Wellington

pastry, duxelles, filet mignon, beet puree

Pairing: Caymus Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon


Course #5

Chocolate raspberry tart

Pairing: Caymus-Suisun Grand Durif (Petit Sirah)

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About Kristen:
Kristen M. Ellis serves at the Illinois Market Manager for Caymus Vineyards and is a Certified Wine Educator. Kristen began her career in wine while living abroad as a tour guide, inspired by the history, community, and passion of the industry. Before coming to Caymus Vineyards, Kristen served as Education Director at Binny’s, has made wine around the world, hosted a wine and spirits podcast with WGN Radio, and teaches wine for the Wine and Spirit Education Trust and Wine Scholar Guild.