The Blue Zones Pop-Up Dinner with Rune Wines and Farmboy!
The Grace Farms Blue Zone Pop-Up Dinner with Arizona Winemaker James Callahan of Rune Wines Curated by Farmboy
A reception and dinner event with James Callahan, Winemaker & Owner of Rune Wines in Sonoita, AZ., celebrating his wonderful Arizona wines.
Paired with dishes from Chef Dennis Bagnasco of Farmboy; prepared using wood fire, locally sourced meats, cheeses, grains, and produce.
Take a culinary tour of Okinawa, Sardinia, Costa Rica, and even Loma Linda, California. Four of the Blue Zones featured in Dan Buettner’s series of National Geographic articles, and his books as well.
Award-winning author and researcher Dan Buettner has traveled the world to meet the planet's longest-lived people. Where did he find them?
In the Blue Zones.
Blue Zones are communities where common elements of lifestyle, diet and outlook have led to an amazing quantity - and quality - of life. Dan Buettner shares the secrets from four of the world's Blue Zones.
Buettner has led teams of researchers across the globe -- from Costa Rica to Sardinia, Italy, to Okinawa, Japan and beyond – to uncover the secrets of Blue Zones.
Reception: Nicoya –Costa Rica
Black Bean Dip, Corn Tortillas, Papaya Salsa, Plantains
Rune 2017 Viogner, Craft Beer, Specialty Cocktail
1st Course: Okinawa, Japan
Purple Sweet Potato, Tofu, Snap Peas, Sesame, Sweet
and Spicy SoyPaired with a Rune 2016 Roussanne
Intermezzo: Icaria, Greece
Ikarian Longevity Stew; Black Eye Peas, Veggies,
2nd Course: Sardinia, Italy
Whole Smoked Lamb; Artichoke, garlic white wine
sauce. Paired with a Rune 2016 Grenache
3rd Course: Loma Linda, California
Cherry Nut Bark; Dried Cherries, pecans, dark
chocolate. Paired with a Rune 2016 Wild Syrah
This dinner will be curated by Farmboy and feature Arizona Winemaker James Callahan, Owner of Rune Wine.