New York Wines Land Prized Spot on Inaugural Menu
- Roll Call Staff
- Jan. 9, 2013, 2:17 p.m.; Corrected 4:14 p.m.
Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo Wines from Schumer’s home state of New York will be featured at the inaugural luncheon, including a riesling from the Finger Lakes region.
Valentine declined to disclose the cost of the meal.
Here’s the menu:
First Course: Steamed lobster with New England chowder
Wine: Anthony Road Winery, Fox Run Vineyards & Newt Red Cellars, Tierce 2010 Dry Riesling, Finger Lakes, N.Y.
Second Course: Hickory grilled bison with wild huckleberry reduction and red potato horseradish cake
Wine: Bedell Cellars, 2009 Merlot, North Fork, Long Island, N.Y.
Third Course: Hudson Valley apple pie, sour cream ice cream, aged cheese and honey
Wine: Korbel Natural, Special Inaugural Cuvée Champagne, Calif.
An earlier version of this article misstated the number of wineries in the United States.
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