Belle Glos Wine Dinner

Here’s to the pursuit of the perfect Pinot Noir.

We are pleased to introduce Belle Glos as our second TasteMaker Wine Dinner partner of 2019. Founded in 2001 by Joe Wagner, Belle Glos showcases distinctive Pinot Noirs produced from California’s most noteworthy coastal wine-growing regions. While each vineyard location lies near the Pacific Ocean, the climate differences are significant, creating varying elegant expressions of California Pinot Noir. Join us to enjoy five chef-curated courses perfectly paired with five featured Belle Glos wines.

First Course

Roasted Heirloom Carrot Salad
Quinoa, Goat Cheese, Beet Dressing

Paired With

Belle Glos Pinot Noir Blanc, “Oeil de Perdrix”, Sonoma County, California

Second Course

Chorizo, White Bean & Spinach Soup
Orecchiette Pasta, Parmesan

Paired With 

Belle Glos Pinot Noir, “Clark & Telephone Vineyard”, Santa Maria Valley, California

Third Course

Baked Goat Cheese Crostini
Apple, Fennel, Maple-Glazed Bacon

Paired With

Belle Glos Pinot Noir, “Las Alturas Vineyard”, Santa Lucia Highlands, California

Fourth Course

Filet with Gorgonzola & Dairyman Caramelized Onions Reduction

Paired With

Belle Glos, Pinot Noir “Dairyman Vineyard”, Russian River Valley, California

Pearl Barley Risotto
Roasted Spring Vegetables

Fifth Course

Dark Chocolate Cherry Brownie
Cherry Eulenloch Coulis, Vanilla Ice Cream, Almond Bark

Paired With

Belle Glos, Pinot Noir “Eulenloch Vineyard”, Napa Valley, California

Tradition and dedication in every bottle.

Joe Wagner is personally involved in the creation of every Belle Glos wine. Planting the same grape in each of his vineyards, Joe understands the subtle differences that sunlight, soil and even fog can have on the grape’s profile. That’s why he believes in testing soil samples from each vineyard, consistently experimenting and learning how to create flavors that are a bold expression of the land they come from.

As a fifth generation Napa Valley winemaker, founder Joe Wagner learned his way around a vineyard long before he was able to drink wine. By the time he was 19 he knew that he would continue his family’s winemaking legacy, working alongside his father at Caymus Vineyards. In 2001, he created Belle Glos, with a focus on vineyard-designated Pinot Noirs from throughout California’s best coastal regions.

The name Belle Glos (pronounced “BELL GLOSS”) was chosen to honor his grandmother, Lorna Belle Glos Wagner. Lorna was a co-founder of Caymus Vineyards, an inspirational figure to Joe and an avid lover of Pinot Noir. So come raise a glass to Lorna, Belle Glos and five perfectly paired courses.

Clark & Telephone Vineyard


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*We ask all attending to drink responsibly. Due to the exclusive nature of this event a credit card is required to secure your reservation. A $50 charge will be incurred for reservations not cancelled 24 hours in advance. Not available in all locations.

**Items are served raw, or undercooked, or may contain raw or undercooked ingredients. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of food-borne illness.