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Sommelier Financial Assistance Fund

California Wineries & Vineyards has set up a financial assistance fund to assist sommeliers. If you work as a sommelier and have had your job terminated or paused due to COVID-19, consider filling out an application form to be considered for a one-time $500 payment.

Trout with Yuzu Kosho Crust and Maitake Mushroom Chazuke
Specifically designed by Chef Scott Nishiyama to pair with JINSEI Pinot Noir 

Delight your friends and family with this delicate trout dish accompanied by individual bowls of fragrant rice and maitake mushrooms. It's interactive too! You provide the table with a teapot so everyone can pour flavorful dashi into their bowls.

Charred Broccolini with Green Goddess Aioli and Crispy Grains
Specifically designed by Chef Scott Nishiyama to pair with animé rosé of Pinot Noir

Bring the garden to your plate! Combine fresh herbs of the green goddess aioli with charred broccolini for this dazzling dish.

Cured California Halibut with Rhubarb Vinaigrette
Specifically designed by Chef Scott Nishiyama to pair with animé rosé of Pinot Noir

This delicious, easy-to-make sweet and sour vinaigrette will turn cured Pacific halibut into the star of your meal.

Easy Peez (Pork Belly, Pineapple, Peanut, Pepper)
Specifically designed by Chef Scott Nishiyama to pair with vīvō Chardonnay
Use your sous-vide machine to get the pork belly just right, then wow your friends with this flavorful dish that's inspired by Vietnam, Hawaii, and California.
Oxtail Swiss Chard Dumplings with Sour Cherry Coulis and Oxtail Jus
Specifically designed by Chef Scott Nishiyama to pair with JINSEI Pinot Noir
Savor the taste of tender oxtail dumplings paired with a vibrant sour cherry coulis in this crowd-pleasing dish.
Page Mandarins with Chèvre and Cracked Pink Peppercorns
Specifically designed by Chef Scott Nishiyama to pair with animé rosé of Pinot Noir

Love citrus? Put together this refreshing and simple dish in minutes! Don't forget to pair with a glass of animé rosé of Pinot Noir.