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Events

Blue Rock Winery sign surrounded by vineyards.

BLUE ROCK WINE DINNER – SOLD OUT

Please email us if you would like to join the waitlist in the event of guest cancellation.

Thursday, June 27, 2024 | 6:00 PM
$85 per guest | tax and gratuity included

Dating back to 1880, Blue Rock Winery was first settled by Italians who worked at the Italian-Swiss Colony winery just down the road. The immigrants who founded the winery brought with them olive trees, vine cuttings, and knowledge of grape growing. The original stone house was once Villa Maria winery, which closed its doors during the Prohibition Era. Today, the original olive trees are now over 140 years old.

Traversing 46 acres, the hillside vineyard is planted to the five Bordeaux varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Merlot, and Malbec. In 1993, an additional three acres of Syrah were planted on an extreme hillside. The cool mornings and warm days that characterize the Alexander Valley allow Blue Rock’s Bordeaux varietals to develop clarity and finesse.

Handcrafted on site, each vintage maintains its unique personality and charm without the interference of excessive oak or other winemaking techniques found in mass quantity production. Join us for a perfect summer evening with our guide, Shelly Kelley, national sales manager for Blue Rock Winery.

Bottles of the featured wines will be available at special event pricing.

Menu

COURSE ONE

Simply Arugula Salad
lemon vinaigrette, shaved Parmigiano Reggiano, blood orange, toasted pistachio
Baby Blue Blanc
grapefruit, lychee and tangerine with subtle minerality

COURSE TWO

Grilled Shrimp & Grits
sweet corn polenta, Creole tomato sauce
Baby Blue Red
blackberry, dark currant, peppercorn, espresso

COURSE THREE

Gorgonzola-Crusted Filet
parmesan risotto, grilled asparagus
Blue Rock Cabernet Sauvignon
boysenberry, black cherry, black tea and cocoa

COURSE FOUR

Chocolate Pots de Crème

RESERVE NOW


We are devoted to exploring great food and wine.

In-House Events

You are welcome to reserve a fixed-price Private Wine Dinner for 8 guests in our Tasting Room.  The wines are expertly paired with a Small Plates Tasting Menu featuring items from our current menu. A new winery is featured every 30 days or so and changes mid-month. 48 hours notice is requested to reserve your Private Wine Dinner.

Pricing and Reservations

Prices for our wine events vary based on pricing of the selected wines. Unless noted, prices include tax and gratuity – reserve your seat and enjoy your experience!

Availability for the Tasting Room is on a first-requested, first reserved basis.

For additional options for private events, learn more on our Plan An Event page.

Our Locations

1750 W. Lane Ave
Upper Arlington, OH 43221