Kick-off New Year resolutions with Aviary’s first-ever four course vegetarian wine dinner featuring creative vegetable preparations from Aviary chef/owner Sarah Pliner. Aviary’s vegetarian wine dinner will be held on Wednesday, January 18th, featuring wine pairings from Anne Amie Vineyards with winemaker Thomas Housemaker pouring the wines and discussing winemaking methods and vineyard sites.
Known for applying unexpected culinary techniques to local and exotic ingredients, Aviary’s dinner menu has always featured numerous creatively composed vegetarian options, something personally important to chef Pliner. Pliner, who was once herself vegetarian, recalls the incredibly limited options in many restaurants and has intentionally created interesting and complex plant-based dishes for her guests, she even established a vegetarian tasting menu, available daily at the restaurant. Chef Sarah’s cuisine will be thoughtfully coupled with wines from Anne Amie, the Yamhill-Carlton based winery which focuses primarily on producing Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Pinot Blanc.