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May 14th Wine Dinner Menu

Food & Wine SPRINGS Eternal @ Grand Isle Lake House  with  Donald McDonald of Farrell Distributing Poema Extra Dry Cava Ch.  Moncontour Jovly Vouvray Ramp Crostini with VBC’s Goat’s Milk Feta & Honeyed Truffle Oil Gemtree Tadpole Chardonnay~Viognier Yellow Curried Pork Loin over Macadamia & Lavender Rice Illuminati Campirosa Shrimp & Crispy Prosciutto over Greens with [...]

By | April 5th, 2010|Uncategorized, Wine Tasting Dinners|0 Comments

A Night in Tuscany: October 23

“A Night in Tuscany” at Grand Isle Lake House with Bill O’Connor of Baker Distributing Friday October 23, 2009 6:00 - 9:00 Pm Antinori Orvieto Classico 2007 Artichoke Heart & Goat Cheese Bruschetta Antinori Bramito Chardonnay 2007 Tuscan White Bean & Bacon Soup Antinori Santa Cristina Sangiovese Blend 2007 Shrimp Farfelle with Spicy Leek & [...]

By | September 14th, 2009|Uncategorized, Wine Tasting Dinners|1 Comment

Raspberry Mojitos

Bev & Sheryl going above and beyond the call of duty; being forced to test the first batch of a specially requested raspberry mojito for a wedding in early August. Fortunately, Russ (in background) & Sue were still hard at work!  Garnished with fresh raspberries & mint, they proved to be delicious & just [...]

By | August 19th, 2009|Lake Champlain, Uncategorized, Vermont Weddings, Weddings|0 Comments

Caroline & Brett ~ June 27th, 2009

We all enjoyed a refreshing change of pace with Caroline and Brett's "brunch" wedding.  We ended up with a gorgeous day and the guests were able to enjoy the beauty of the Grand Isle Lake House in the early afternoon.  As Caroline and Brett were off early in the morning for their honeymoon, they spent [...]

By | July 8th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gardening at the Grand Isle Lake House

We are officially open for business and one of our first projects to tackle is the planting of our gardens.  Bev Watson and I undertake this job together and have made our first pilgrimage to the nursery in Quebec, just minutes away from the border crossing at Rousses Point, New York.  We like to start [...]

By | May 14th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Island Homemade Ice Cream

Our neighbors Patty & Gary Sundberg make great homemade ice cream & sorbets right here in the Champlain Islands!   We often serve their award winning products at our weekday retreats as well as rehearsal dinners and Vermont weddings.  Try their unique flavors & style at several local & regional restaurants or pick up a pint (or two) [...]

Thinking Spring!

Welcome to our brand new web-site!  We are so excited about our new look and about all the great photos we can now share with everyone.  We hope that through this blog, we will be able to keep our visitors updated on all the happenings throughout the year. We are rapidly approaching the beginning of [...]

By | April 22nd, 2009|Uncategorized|2 Comments