UPCOMING EVENTS

Nov
9
7:00 PM19:00

Renato Ratti Wine Tasting Dinner w/Pietro Ratti & Brett Davis, Master Sommelier

Join us for this extraordinary dinner and tasting with Pietro Ratti who builds on his father’s legacy with a wholehearted devotion to his extraordinary vineyards. Also joining us will be Master Sommelier Brett Davis, Regional Manager for Lux Wines. 


We will taste the following wines:

Barbera d’Asti 2016 

Langhe Nebbiolo 2017 

Barolo Marcenasco 2013 & 2014 

Barolo Conca 2014 

Barolo Rocche dell’Annunziata 2014 

$90.00 pp, does not include gratuity

Pre-paid reservations only

Call the Winds Wine Cellar at 937-767-9441 to reserve your place at the table.

Space is limited.




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Nov
13
to Nov 15

Annual Garlic Dinner

Please join us for our annual Garlic Dinner featuring the beautiful varieties of garlic from Peach Mountain Organics.

Menu TBA

65 pp

80 pp with wine pairings

Gratuity not included

Call 937-767-1144 to reserve your place at the table.

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May
23
to May 24

Southern French Dinner 2018

Chickpea Fries with Saffron Aioli and Eggplant Confit
Sables d’Azur 2017 Côtes de Provence Rosé

Seared Scallops, Morels, Spring Peas and Creme Fraiche
Andre Brunel Domaine de la Becassonne 2015 Côtes du Rhône Blanc

Provencal Duck Breast
Domaine Les Pallières 2015 Gigondas Les Racines

Local Spring Greens, Asparagus and Mint Salad with Hyssop Vinaigrette

Issau Raty Istara and Truffled Fromage d’affinois
Domaine de Fenouillet 2016 Ventoux

Tarte Tropézienne

60./person     
80./with wine pairings
does not include tax or gratuity


Wines
Sables d’Azur 2017 Côtes de Provence Rosé
Bottle 30.     Quartino  12.5    Glass  8.25

Andre Brunel Domaine de la Becassonne 2015 Côtes du Rhône Blanc
Bottle  32.          Quartino  12.5         Glass  8.5

Domaine Les Pallières 2015 Gigondas Les Racines
Bottle  55.          Quartino  17.75         Glass  12.

Domaine de Fenouillet 2016 Ventoux
Bottle 30.     Quartino  12.5    Glass  8.25

Reservations highly suggested.

For reservations, call The Winds Cafe at 937-767-1144

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Mar
27
5:00 PM17:00

Spanish Dinner 2018

This is one of our favorite dinners of the year and not to be missed. It's a perfect treat to remind you that warm Spanish style weather is heading our way.

Spanish Dinner Menu 2018

Jamon Serrano Croquetas with Saffron Aioli
Parxet 2015 Cava Cuvée 21 Brut

Pimenton de la Vera Marinated Cod with Romesco and Riojana Potatoes
Bodegas Frontonio 2015 Telescópico Blanco

Pork Stuffed with Piquillo Pepper, Prune, Pedro Ximenez Sauce and Fabada Stew
Bodegas Covila II 2010 Gran Reserva Rioja

Blood Orange Gin Granita

Garrotxa and Campo de Montalban with Burnt Honey, Orange Peel and Marcona Almonds
Bodegas Atalaya 2016 Laya

Churros with Spiced Chocolate

60. per person 80. per person with wine pairings
Does not include tax or gratuity

Reservations suggested by calling The Winds Cafe 937-767-1144

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Mar
9
7:00 PM19:00

Open That Bottle

This is the traditional "Open That Bottle" night where guests bring a bottle of their choice from their cellar and the Winds provides the setting and the food. This is a "wild card" event and has become one of our most popular events through the years. Bragging rights are up for grabs, wine cellar fiascos, and presents given upon marriages that are now dissolved...anything is possible at Open That Bottle. There's always a great story behind every bottle.

Reserve your place by calling the Winds Wine Cellar at 937-767-9441.

$45.00 per person, no additional corkage fee.

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Feb
13
5:00 PM17:00

Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras at the Winds

Fried Oysters, Gumbo, Bananas Foster & Cocktails!

We will also be serving an abbreviated menu, and Valentine’s Day dinner as well.

Reservations are highly suggested - 937-767-1144

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Feb
9
to Feb 14

Valentine’s Day Dinners

The Winds will be serving a special Valentine’s Day Dinner

Friday, Saturday, Tuesday and Wednesday

Feb 9, 10, 13 & 14

Reservations highly recommended by calling 937-767-1144

Valentine’s Day 2018 Menu

2 Flutes of Prosecco

Choice of:

Small Pickled Peppers Stuffed with House Made Fennel Sausage

Seared Sea Scallops with Kumquats, Citrus and Toasted Pistachios

Choice of:

Grilled Beef Tenderloin with Classic Bordelaise and Whipped Bone Marrow

Seared King Orō Salmon with Mixed Exotic Mushrooms, Miso Butter and Umami Mushroom Jus

Salad of Arugula, Assorted Radishes, Shaved Fennel Bulb with Sambuca Vinaigrette

Passionfruit Meringue Cake

Mayan Love Ritual


90. for Two
Does not Include Tax or Gratuity

 

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Dec
24
10:00 AM10:00

Christmas Eve Brunch

Please make your Reservations for Christmas Eve Brunch featuring the following special menu for this festive holiday

 

Grilled Ōra King Salmon
Grilled Ōra Salmon is drizzled with lemon cream and served with a winter vegetable melange of new potatoes, turnips, brussels sprouts and multicolored carrots. 18.

Eggs Bosco
Thick, house made,toasted English muffins areladled with braised forest mushrooms, topped with poached eggs and drizzled with a dark, flavorful red wine reduction. Served with fresh fruit. 14.

Risotto  
Carnaroli rice from Italy perfectly showcases this winter version of our beloved risotto. House dried local tomatoes, long stem artichoke hearts with a pistou drizzle, make this a perfect Christmas Eve brunch.
18.

Southwestern Chorizo Quesadilla
A classic quesadilla is filled with our signature homemade chorizo sausage, chipotle spiced pinto beans,shredded cheddar, and a drizzle of our jalapeño sauce. Served with avocado orange salsa and sour cream. Vegetarian version also available.
 12.

Smoked Trout and Boursin Omelette
Our omelettes are made with organic eggs locally raised by Dale Filbrun in West Alexandria.They are cooked and flipped the traditional way in French iron pans. Filled with delicious smoked trout and house made boursin – a French inspired savory blend of cream cheese and fresh goat cheese lightly seasoned with garlic, sun dried tomatoes and basil. We add fresh spinach and a squeeze of lemon. It’s delicious.
13.

Grilled Flat Iron Steak
with Applewood Smoked Blue Cheese Butter
This beautiful steak is grilled medium rare, sauced with a spoonful of our applewood smoked blue cheese butter and drizzled with Winds steak sauce. Served with Spanish fries.
18.

Winds Pimento Cheese Burger*
Griddled and served on a fresh brioche bun with our addictive pimento cheese spread of grated Tillamook sharp cheddar, mixed with mayonnaise, charred and peeled sweet red peppers and a healthy spoonful of horseradish. Add house pickled cucumber. Served with herbed fries.
14.

Autumn Hash
This delicious hash features the tastes of Autumn.
An assortment of local winter squash, potatoes and sage, served with
grilled chicken apple sausage and a drizzle of pumpkin hollandaise.
14.

House Salad
with choice of Balsamic Vinaigrette, Sesame Miso, Lemon Gorgonzola Dressing
5 .

Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce, Manchego cheese, homemade croutons and plump white anchovies with the traditional  garlic and lemon dressing. What could be better, you ask? Well, we’ve tweaked and updated our presentation a bit as a present for one of our favorite customers.
8.

Winds House Granola
 Served with milk or yogurt.  
5.5

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Nov
30
6:30 PM18:30

Champagne Testing Dinner

Join us for the bubbles! Champagne and Sparkling, of course. Come for a tasting of this seasons champagnes and sparkling wines uniquely paired in several courses by Mary Kay Smith.  Its sure to be a memorable evening.

$85/person excludes gratuity

Reservations for this event are pre-paid only.

Call the Winds Wine Cellar at 937-767-9441 to reserve your place at the table.

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Nov
1
6:30 PM18:30

Torbreck Wine Tasting Dinner with Master Sommelier, Matt Lane

Join Mary Kay Smith of the Winds Cafe as she hosts Master Sommelier, Matt Lane as he takes us on a journey through the wonderful world of Torbreck wines from the Barossa Valley. Mary Kay will design a special tasting dinner menu of several courses paired with these featured wines of Torbreck - 'Cuvee Juveniles' Unoaked GSM, 'The Steading' GSM, Woodcutter's Semillion, 'The Struie' Barossa/Eden Valley Shiraz, and Woodcutter's Shiraz, among others.

$85/person, gratuity not included

Seating is limited. Pre-paid reservations are required.

Please call the Winds Wine Cellar 937-767-9441 to reserve your place at the table.

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Mar
29
5:00 PM17:00

Spanish Dinner

This is one of our favorite dinners of the year and not to be missed. It's a perfect treat to remind you that warm Spanish style weather is heading our way.
Spanish Dinner 2017
Wednesday March 29th, 2017

Garlic Soup with Paté and Pimenton de la Vera Oil
Los Monteros Cava
Rare Tuna and Seafood Salad with Sherry Vinaigrette
Camino Roca Altxerri 2015 Txakoli
Moorish Spiced Lamb Chops with Olive Crumbs and Pomegranate
Muriel 2011 Reserva Rioja
Garroxta and Malvarosa with Toasted Nuts and Fig Jam
Terraplén 2015 Garnacha
Gateau Basque with Poached Dried Fruit, Whipped Yogurt and Pine Oil
60. per person 80. per person with wine pairings
Does not include tax or gratuity
Please call 937-767-1144 for reservations and more information.

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Mar
17
7:00 PM19:00

Open That Bottle Night

This is the traditional "Open That Bottle" night where guests bring a bottle of their choice from their cellar and the Winds provides the setting and the food. This is a "wild card" event and has become one of our most popular events through the years. Bragging rights are up for grabs, wine cellar fiascos, and presents given upon marriages that are now dissolved...anything is possible at Open That Bottle. There's always a great story behind every bottle. Reserved your place by calling the Winds Wine Cellar at 937-767-9441.

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Feb
10
to Feb 14

Valentine's Day Dinner 2017

This year's Valentine's Day Dinner is served on Friday 2/10, Saturday 2/11, and Tuesday 2/14 evenings features our seasonal menu

Two Flutes of Punta Crena Lumassina Sparkling from Liguria

First Course - Choose One:

Domestic Shrimp and Warm Crab Salad

Chorizo Stuffed Quail with Catalan Picada with Dark Chocolate

Second Course - Choose One:

Saffron Marinated Tuna with Fried Long Stem Artichoke Garnish, a Dollop of Aioli with Herbed Fregola

Seared Labelle Duck Breast with Roasted Cherries and Applewood Smoked Bacon Pilaf

Dessert

Italian Meringue Tower

Mayan Love Ritual

90. For Two

 

 

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Feb
3
7:00 PM19:00

Kermit Lynch Wine Tasting Dinner

Hosted by Mary Horn of Kermit Lynch and Mary Kay Smith of the Winds Cafe, this unique wine tasting experience will feature current wines from the Kermit Lynch portfolio. This special dinner will feature multiple courses of food and wines from appetizer through dessert and cheese course specifically paired by the expertise of Mary Kay Smith.

$75pp, excludes gratuity

Space is limited. Call to reserve your place at the table.

Winds Wine Cellar 937-767-9441

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Jan
24
to Jan 27

Winter Restaurant Week 2017

Winter Restaurant Week 2017
Tues- Fri, Jan 24-27

Dinner

1st Course

Caesar Salad
Fried Oysters with Kimchee Aioli
Grilled Merguez Skewer

2nd Course

Provençal Braised Duck Leg
Grilled Flat Iron Steak with Red Wine Mushrooms
Tea Cured Salmon with Pickled Ginger Beurre Blanc

3rd Course

Almond Cake with Tart Cherry Cardamom Compote
Pavlova with Mango Sauce
Caramel Panna Cotta with Bittersweet Chocolate

$25.17

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May
18
to May 19

Southern French Dinner

Artichoke Fritters with Saffron Aioli

La Petit Bourride with Shellfish and Halibut

Grilled Duck Breast with Orange Olive Ragout and Herbed White Beans

Spring Greens, Asparagus and Mint Salad with Hyssop Vinaigrette

Goat Cheese Drizzled with White Mountain Honey, Bee Pollen and Toasted Hazelnuts

Pinenut Cake with Strawberry Sorbetto and Rhubarb Strawberry Salad

55./person or 70./person with wine pairings
Tax and gratuity not included
For reservations or more information call 937-767-1144



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Spanish Dinner 2016
Mar
29
5:00 PM17:00

Spanish Dinner 2016

TUESDAY MARCH 29th, 5-9:30

It’s time for our favorite dinner of the year: tapas, sherry and an array of delicious Spanish wines.

MENU

Mushrooms on Toast with Manzanilla Sherry

Clams Steamed Chorizo With Albarino 

Stuffed Pork with Piquillo Peppers
with Pedro Ximenez Sauce

Citrus Gin Granita

Malvarosa and Miticana de Cabra
with Quince Paste

Torta de Sevilla

55/.person for dinner or 70./person with wine pairings.

Call 937-767-1144 for reservations. 

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Jan
26
to Jan 29

Restaurant Week January 26th-29th

Join us for a unique dining experience!

Restaurant Week menu includes a special three course meal.                                                                                

Choose One:

Fried Brussels Sprouts with Slab Bacon and Sherry Caper Vinaigrette

Russian Mushroom Soup

Pear, Walnut and Blue Cheese Salad with Roasted Pear Vinaigrette

Choose One:

Seared Salmon with Beurre Rouge

Grilled Flat Iron Steak with Red Wine Mushrooms

Butternut Squash Risotto


Choose One:

Chocolate Panna Cotta with Ceylon Cinnamon Sauce

Almond Cake with Candied Kumquats

Pavlova with Fresh Fruit

25.16
Tax and Gratuity not Included
No Substitutions

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Nov
20
7:00 PM19:00

Champagne and Sparkling Wine Dinner and Tasting

Join Michael Freeman, sales person and Wine Jedi at Vintner Select for a very special dinner and tasting.

Sure we’ll taste some authentic, grower Champagnes, but we’ll also taste some very affordable sparkling wines from around the world. See how beautifully sparkling wine pairs with a wide variety of dishes. Pick out your special holiday or NYE bottle early.

Menu:

Champagne and Sparkling Wine Dinner and Tasting 2015

Popcorn with brown butter, parmesan and rosemary salt
Negroni Sbagliato

Green Chili Pork Tacos
J.Laurens 'Le Moulin' Blanquette de Limoux Brut


Halibut with Roasted Farmer Carrots and Carrot Top Pesto
Contratto Millesimato Extra Brut
R. Poullion 'Solera'


Duck Breast, Roasted Turnips, Turnip Puree and Mejool Date Jus
Jean Vesselle Rosé de Saignée

Zingerman’s Manchester and Caseificio dell’alta Langa Bocconcino
Jean Milan Blanc de Blanc Grand Cru

Panna Cotta with Burnt Honey, Honeycomb and Asian Pear
Pinolate Cookie

Death in the Afternoon Cocktail
Biutiful Cava and Copper and Kings Absinthe



Dinner and Tasting is 65.per person and does not include tax or gratuity.


For reservations and more information, call 937-767-9441.


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