Dr. Fred and Suzy Johnstone's roots run deep in Puyallup; he as a renowned orthopedic surgeon and she as a Good Samaritan Foundation board member and longtime Corks & Crush committee volunteer. Tonight they add another title to their already impressive list- host to ten of you for a winemaker's dinner in their Puyallup home on Thursday, September 20 or Thursday, October 4, 2018.The winemakers of Guardian Cellars out of Woodinville, WA have a few titles of their own. Owners Jerry Riener and Jennifer Sullivan are, respectively, a police officer and a reporter, who are also the winemaker and sales manager of the winery they founded in 2004. Together, they have two wine labels, Guardian and Newsprint. These critically acclaimed wines are sourced from Red Mountain, Columbia Valley and the Wahluke Slope. George Filiss is owner of Al Lago Ristorante Italiano on Lake Tapps where they specialize in creative food prepared to the highest standards, using only the freshest ingredients. For more than two decades, Al Lago has been rising above the conventional providing unforgettable events.Put them all together and you've got yourself a party. Paired with Guardian Cellars stellar wines, George and his Al Lago team will prepare a four-course gourmet feast served in Fred and Suzy Johnstone's beautiful Puyallup home with gracious hospitality and Guardian winemaker Jerry Riener on hand to pour wine and tell stories from the vineyards. Buon Appetito!
Only available Thursday, September 20 or October 4, 2018