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Hightower Cellars winemaker dinner at Ocean Crest Resort

February 6, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


MOCLIPS, Wash. — Ocean Crest Resort will feature Hightower Cellars for its third winemaker dinner since the award-winning Washington coastal destination reopened its restaurant in summer 2014 after a devastating fire.

Executive chef Coty Macdonald will prepare a five-course menu featuring wines by Red Mountain winemakers Tim and Kelly Hightower.

The pairings feature the Murray Rose 2013 with Butter Poached Lobster, Lobster Emulsion, Fresh and Wilted Lettuces; Murray Syrah 2012 with Beet Cured Sous Vide Salmon, Salmon Roe, Buttermilk Gel, Black Berry, Smoked Salt; Out of Line Red Wine 2012 with Grilled Rib Eye Cap, Nasturtium, Pickled Beet, Smoked Oyster, Beet Coulis; Pepper Bridge Vineyard Merlot 2012 with Seared Duck Breast, Caramelize Parsnip Puree,  Pickled Parsnip, Foie Gras; and Red Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 with Brown Butter Cake, Honey Foam, Hazelnut Meringue, Praline.

Ocean Crest Resort earned Wine Press Northwest magazine’s award for Best Northwest Wine List in both 2008 and 2009. The restaurant in Grays Harbor County did not operate for three years after a fire on June 20, 2011.

The restaurant’s winemaker dinner schedule continues March 6 with Portland’s Teutonic Wine Co.

The restaurant re-launched its winemaker dinner series Nov. 7 with Walter Dacon Wines, followed by Maryhill Winery on Dec. 5 and Kiona Vineyards Winery on Jan. 9.

Lodging specials are available to all who attend, and this event has room for 32 people. Guests may be seated at social tables to accommodate everybody. Larger parties may need to be seated at separate tables, but every effort will be made to keep the members of your party close to one another.

Tickets are non-refundable, but they are transferable. If you are unable to attend you can give or sell your tickets to somebody else. Gratuity is not included in the ticket price, but tax is included.


February 6, 2015
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Ocean Crest Resort


Ocean Crest Resort
4651 Washington Highway 109
Moclips, WA 98562 United States
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