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Jura wine dinner at Fine Palate

Wines from France's Jura region will be explored Dec. 7 at a dinner that will help Toys for Tots.

A few chefs are getting together to create a dinner celebrating the wines of France's Jura département on Dec. 7 at Fine Palate, the new bistro at 231 S. 15th St. (at Locust).

Vince Joseph and Steven Eckerd, who worked together at Le Be-Fin, dreamed up the idea with Anthony D'Emidio.

Justin Timsit, sommelier at Lacroix at the Rittenhouse Hotel, will walk patrons through the classical and nouveau pairings.

The dinner (7 p.m.) is $139 for five courses with hors d'oeuvres and cremant toast. A cut of proceeds will be donated to Toys for Tots. Details/tickets, via 267-318-7971.


Salt Roasted Oyster
Smoked Trout Roe, Yuzu Sabayon, Chervil
Peggy et Jean-Pascal Buronfosse Crémant du Jura Brut NV

du Jurasien, Comte, Chestnut
Domaine de la Borde Arbois-Pupillin 'Foudre a Canon' 2012, Nature

Délice de Jura, White Truffle
Domaine de Saint-Pierre Arbois 'Château Renard' 2012, Chardonnay

Heritage Pork
Yukon Gold, Savoy Cabbage, Porcini
Caves Jean Bourdy Cotes du Jura 2010, Pinot Noir, Poulsard, Trousseau

Seckel Pear, Floriani Corn, Malted Barley
Domaine de Saint-Pierre Vin Jaune 2008, Savagnin

Many of the wines have limited availability in the state of Pennsylvania