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Wine Authorities and Garland partner for an Austrian wine dinner

Cheetie Kumar of Garland in downtown Raleigh, Monday, December 29, 2014. Kumar’s restaurant menus take inspiration from a variety of cuisines.
Cheetie Kumar of Garland in downtown Raleigh, Monday, December 29, 2014. Kumar’s restaurant menus take inspiration from a variety of cuisines. jleonard@newsobserver.com

Wine Authorities and Raleigh’s Garland restaurant are partnering for a five-course dinner at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, featuring Austrian wines from the Meinklang estate.

Here is the menu:

▪ Strawberry shrub marinated beets, cucumber, radish, yogurt paneer, crème fraiche and popped rice paired with 2013 Pinot Noir Rosé Frizzante “Prosa.”

▪ Local fish crudo, pink peppercorn and micro salad paired with 2014 Gruner Veltliner.

▪ Ham and Littleneck clam custard, chili and green onions paired with 2013 Pinot Gris “Graupert.”

▪ Grilled flank steak, charred summer squash, bagna cauda, roasted onion-fennel relish and Spring chimichurri paired with 2013 Burgenlandred.

▪ Beet compote tart, blueberry gastrique, whipped local cheese and coriander candied almonds paired with 2010 Sank Laurent “Konkret.”

The restaurant notes: Vegetarian options for all courses available with 48-hour advanced notice; menu components may be switched with comparable ingredients depending on availability.

The price is $60 per person plus tax and gratuity.

Garland restaurant is at 14 W. Martin St., Raleigh, 919-833-6886.

Reservations can be made at garlandraleigh.com or on Open Table website.

Weigl: 919-829-4848;

Twitter: @andreaweigl

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