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March 30, 2013

Part 2 in this series of posts about Rafters Restaurant in Mammoth Lakes CA: reviews and mouthwatering photos of the foods and reviews of the two Steven Ken Wines LaRochelle Pinot Noirs we tasted there!

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LaRochelleKissIn part one in this series of posts, I review two white wines from Steven Kent Wines, the luscious LaRochelle Chardonnay (pictured) and the lively Lola, a Bordeaux blend, and I wax enthusiastic about Rafters Restaurant, which is one of three restaurants and four bars at the Sierra Nevada Resort in Mammoth Lakes CA.

We were up in Mammoth for a holiday weekend ski trip where I also had a twitter tasting with Steven Kent Wines and Jim Demetriades, owner of Rafters hosted me! And what a gracious host! I was able to use a beautiful side room for the tasting, sommelier Chip Irmish set me up with the correct glasses I’d need as well as a dump bucket, and an ice bucket. Staff brought water, and either Chef Kerry Mechler or various staff brought out the six dishes that chef had chosen to pair with the six wines.


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  1. March 30, 2013 8:19 pm

    Happy Easter. Blessing to you and yours ! .

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