Christmas at the Monastery Wine Tasting

December 5, 2023 @ 6:30PM — 8:30PM Central Time (US & Canada) Add to Calendar

St. Paul's Monastery: 2675 Benet Rd St Paul, MN 55109 Get Directions

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Attend an exclusive fundraiser for St. Paul's Monastery

The Sisters of St. Paul's Monastery are excited to welcome guests to an exclusive wine tasting hosted by Jack Farrell of Haskell's!

This fundraiser will feature several fun wines (see a sample below), great food, good fun, and of course our Sisters! The Silent Auction is ready for your viewing in the Riepp Room and nativity scenes from around the world will grace the art gallery. Night Prayer will be celebrated at 8:30pm in the chapel.

Join the Sisters for an exceptional holiday evening at the Monastery!


Salt Sauvignon Blanc (#533262)

Salt Sauvignon Blanc is bright with citrus aromas and bursts from the glass with pink grapefruit and lemongrass followed by notes of pear and green apple on the finish.This wines zesty acidity and tropical spice aromas will complement the delicate flavors of a shrimp salad and will also harmonize with the aromatic spices of a Thai curry.

Comte de la Chevaliere Sancerre (#640359)

A classis Loir Valley Sancerre with stone fruit notes that are light and dry and beautiful floral note on the nose.This wines zesty acidity will keep you coming back for more!

Angels Landing Chardonnay (#531131)

Flush with aromas of Meyer lemon and toasted almonds and a perfect creamy oak finish this wine is medium bodied, well balance and ready to be enjoyed.Try pairing with chicken almondine or a baked Brie with bacon.

Vienot Bourgogne Chardonnay (#654479)

Charles Vienot Bourgogne Chardonnay is a refreshing white wine with aromas of ripe apples, lemon, and subtle vanilla. The palate is crisp and balanced, with flavors of green apple, lemon, and a touch of minerality. The wine's bright acidity leads to a clean finish, making it a great pairing for seafood, chicken and any creamy pasta dish.

Chateau Mille Anges (#675856)

Here we have a wonderful little Bordeaux that’s a blend of Cabernet and Merlot.The Cabernet is more than 50% which makes it soft and approachable in its youth.The cherries and berries on the nose continue thru this full-bodied wine into a delightful finish.This fall favorite pairs equally well with a lamb or a beef stew.

Fog Mountain Cabernet (#535272)

Fog Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon is an easy to drink Cabernet classic in style. Aromas of black currant intermingle with fresh herbs de Provence and are enticing at the first sip. On the palate, lush Santa Rosa plums mix with spicy black pepper as the taste of rich caramel fills the palate. While soft upon entry, this well-balanced Cabernet firms up for a long, lasting finish.Try this one tonight with the steak of your choice.

Bouchard Bourgogne Pinot Noir(#628408)

Crafted by our friends at Bouchard Aine & Fils in Burgundy, this wine is a brilliant cherry red with red fruit aromas to match.It is harmonious and well-balanced on the palate with plenty of fruit and a delicate note of wood.It pairs especially well with grilled or roasted red meats, poultry and mild cheese.

Pra Vinera Reserve Pinot Noir (#515524)

Pra Vinera is a California wine with a twist of Italian influence!This wine has fresh aromas of red cherries and raspberries, with a subtle hint of earth and vanilla, leading to flavors of cherry, vanilla and spice.It is a medium-bodied wine that has balanced acidity and a soft elegant finish.Grilled salmon and asparagus and a mushroom risotto are just a few dishes that bring out the beauty of this wine.

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