The English Inn is proud to announce an upcoming, Chateau de la Font du Loup dinner with Anne-Charlotte Mélia Bachas. This 5 course, wine-paired dinner features wines from the Rhone Valley, including Chateauneuf du Pape. May 16, 2023 at The English Inn.
The English Inn Restaurant & Pub is well known as an award winning Lansing area fine-dining restaurant offering gourmet meals and an acclaimed wine list. Now we’re upping the ante with an upcoming wine-paired dinner featuring famous vintner, Anne-Charlotte Mélia Bachas.
For those not in the know, Chateau de la Font du Loup (“Castle of the Fountain of the Wolf”) is an exceptional winery located in the heart of France’s Rhone Valley. The Rhone Valley is an extraordinary terroir, famous for its complex yet delightfully drinkable, high-quality wines. Anne-Charlotte Mélia Bachas’ family has owned the estate since 1942 and she, along with her husband Laurent, currently operate the winery.
Chateau de la Font du Loup Dinner
Our wine-paired dinner with Anne-Charlotte Mélia Bachas is scheduled for 6pm, on May 16, 2023, in The English Inn’s spacious and historic Medovue Hall.
The evening begins with a 6pm cocktail hour, followed by the first course served at 6:30pm.First Course: Shaved Asparagus Salad with Whipped Ricotta and Chared Lemon
Second Course: Potato Pave with Creme Fraiche and Caviar
Third Course: Duck and Fig Terrine with Brioche and Quince Jam
Fourth Course: French Onion Braised Lamb with Robuchon Mashed Potatoes
Fifth Course: Assorted Cheese Plate
Anne-Charlotte Mélia Bachas will be on hand throughout the dinner, imparting her considerable wine making and pairing experience. Attendees will hear wine and food pairing tips and all about her family’s famous vineyard and winery. You’ll learn a history of the property, information on the vineyards and winemaking, best vintages, and more.
Even better, guests will have the opportunity to purchase wines following the event. If you live within the Greater Lansing Area, we’ll even deliver your wines!
These tickets are going FAST, though, so book your dinner reservation now while there’s still spaces left.
Coming from out of town? Don’t forget we’re also a full service Inn! Enjoy a one of a kid, 5-course, wine-paired meal, then spend a relaxing night in one of our beautiful rooms. A perfect getaway!