Cru Uncorked

David Hinkle

October 10, 2023

French wine dinner with one of the world's top experts.

David Hinkle is the Chief French Officer for Skurnik Wines, one of the top importers and distributors of fine wine in the United States. David has been an expert on French wine for over 35 years, was the co-founder of importer and retailer North Berkeley Wine, and since 2015 has been leading the French program for Skurnik Wines.

From the mid-1980s David has been traveling the backroads of France for 2-3 months a year, exploring the vineyards and cellars of the country’s unparalleled wine culture and heritage.


Non-Vintage Doyard Vendémiaire 1er Cru Blanc de Blancs Brut

first course
Foie Gras Flan 
tuna tartare, flying fish roe, wakame 

2021 Pierre Girardin Pernand-Vergelesses “Les Belles Filles’
2021 Pierre Girardin Puligny-Montrachet

second course
pistachio tarragon emulsion, charred cucumber

2021 Domaine Arlaud Morey-Saint-Denis
2021 Domaine Arlaud “Les Ruchots” 1er Cru Morey-Saint-Denis

third course
Lamb Saddle
rosemary farce, farro risotto, lamb jus

2021 Domaine Arlaud “Charmes Chambertin” Grand Cru
2018 Domaine Arlaud “Charmes Chambertin” Grand Cru

Artisan Cheese

2021 Domaine Denis Mortet “Mes Cinq Terroirs” Gevrey-Chambertin


$290 per guest inclusive of tax and 20% gratuity

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