Michigan Wild Game Wine Dinner

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    Join us for the Michigan Wild Game Wine Dinner at The Boathouse Restaurant on Saturday, February 8th at 6:00 PM. This annual fundraising dinner will feature dishes prepared with local Michigan game and ingredients. Each dish is also perfectly paired with wines from Bowers Harbor Vineyards.

    Dinner includes five courses for $85 per person plus 6% sales tax and 20% gratuity. $15 of each ticket goes to the Conservation Resource Alliance to support coldwater habitat restoration. 

    Reservations are required. To purchase tickets for this event, please call The Boathouse Restaurant at (231) 223-4030 or reserve them online here.


    • Broiled Lake Trout with carrot top pesto, caramelized baby carrots, lemon balm beurre blanc, and sumac (wine pairing: 2018 Pinot Grigio)
    • Chestnut Ramp Soup with forest mushrooms, watercress, and cream (wine pairing: 2018 Unwooded Chardonnay)
    • Duck Leg Confit with wild rice, spaghetti squash, sage, pumpkin seed, and green peppercorn jus (wine pairing: 2018 Pinot Noir, Nicholas)
    • Cedar Braised Venison Short Ribs with cocoa & coffee rub, roasted sunchokes, spruce braised cabbage, and juniper huckleberry sauce (wine pairing: 2017 Cabernet Franc, Erica)
    • Gingerbread Cake with pear butter, caramel mousse, ginger spice glaze, and candied turmeric (wine pairing: Peach Apple Spirit Cider)