June 28: Long Shadows Anniversary Dinner with Winemaker Gilles Nicault

White man wearing a red polo carrying a bunch of grapes in a vineyard

We are so pleased to welcome back Gilles Nicault, Director of Winemaking and Viticulture at Long Shadows. We are honored that Gilles is celebrating his 30th anniversary of wine making in Washington State and his 22nd year with Long Shadows with a dinner at Coho Restaurant.

Gilles grew up in southern France and graduated from the University of Avignon with a four-year degree in viticulture and enology. He honed his craft in wineries of Côte du Rhône, Provence and Champagne. In 1994, Gilles traveled to Washington State to expand his winemaking skills. Here he worked for several top Washington wineries, including Woodward Canyon, before joining Long Shadows in 2003. Seattle magazine named him Washington State’s Winemaker of the Year in 2016.

Chef Lockhart will prepare a five-course feast paired with six of Long Shadows’ extraordinary wines. They epitomize the best of the best of Washington winemaking.

Dinner is $125 and the optional wine pairing $50.



Why stop with just a fantastic dinner when you can enjoy a cozy guest room and a gourmet breakfast as well? When you dine at Coho Restaurant for one of our special event dinners, stay at the Tucker House Inn that night for only $169. Learn more…


June 28, 2024


Strawberry Gazpacho
with thyme shortbread and an orange marmalade
welcome toast with Julia’s Dazzle 2023

Course 1

Peaches with Cucumber and Tomato
flowers, toasted pine nuts, vanilla-lemongrass vinaigrette
paired with Cymbal, Sauvignon Blanc 2022

Course 2

Pea and Chèvre Tartine
grilled sourdough, peas, and a brûlée of chèvre and honey
paired with Dance, Chardonnay 2021

Course 3

Crispy Duck with Forbidden Rice Risotto
black forbidden rice, plum, and green onion
paired with Feather, Cabernet Sauvignon 2020

Course 4

Lamb Chop with Espresso Fig Demi Glaze
braised collards with carrots, figs, and walnuts
paired with Chester-Kidder, Cabernet/Syrah Blend 2019

Course 5

Blackberry Ice Cream Sandwiches
with anise and cracked pepper pizzelles, mini chocolate chips
paired with Sequel, Syrah 2019

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