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Christner’s Summer Wine Pairing Dinner

Join us for our Summer Wine Pairing Dinner with Justin on July 19
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Jun 28, 2024

Wine pairings have long been a cherished aspect of dining, adding an extra dimension to meals that can transform a simple dish into a gourmet experience. Whether you’re a seasoned connoisseur or just beginning your journey into the world of wine, wine pairings matter and can play a major role in elevating your culinary adventures.

Enhancing the Flavors of Both Wine and Dish

One of the primary reasons for pairing wine with food is to enhance the flavors of both. A well-chosen wine can bring out the subtleties of a dish, highlighting its best qualities. For instance, a crisp Sauvignon Blanc can accentuate the freshness of a seafood dish, while a rich Cabernet Sauvignon can complement the bold flavors of a hearty steak. The right pairing creates a balance, ensuring that neither the wine nor the food overwhelms the other.

Creating Harmony Between the Wine and Your Meal

Wine pairings aim to create harmony between the wine and the dish. The goal is to find complementary elements that make the dining experience more enjoyable. This involves considering factors such as acidity, sweetness, tannins, and alcohol content. For example, a high-acid wine pairs beautifully with tomato-based dishes, as the acidity of the wine balances the acidity in the food, creating a harmonious taste.

Elevating Your Dining Experience

Beyond the technical aspects, wine pairings significantly enhance the overall dining experience. They add an element of sophistication and thoughtfulness to meals, making dining occasions more special. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party, enjoying a quiet meal at home, or having a night out at Christner’s, the right wine pairing can elevate the atmosphere, turning an ordinary meal into an extraordinary event.

Expanding Your Horizons With New Pairings

Part of the joy of wine pairings is the opportunity to experiment and learn. There are no absolute rules, and personal preferences play a significant role. Trying different combinations can be a fun and educational process, helping you develop a deeper understanding of your taste preferences and broadening your culinary horizons.

a bottle of wine from Justin Vineyards and Winery

Join Us for Our Upcoming Summer Wine Pairing Dinner

Because the right pairings are so important to the enjoyment of a fine wine, Christner’s is hosting a summer wine pairing dinner with Justin Baldwin, the founder of Justin Vineyards & Winery.

Justin Baldwin

Founder, Justin Vineyards & Winery

“We believe wine should be exceptional from every angle. I invite you to discover our award-winning tradition that starts with our limestone-rich soil in Paso Robles and ends when the last glass is poured.”

When: Friday, July 19 – 7 p.m.

Where: Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster

How Much: $170 per person including tax and gratuity

No substitutions or sharing, please. Menu subject to change.

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED by calling 407.645.4443


  • 2023 Sauvignon Blanc

Appetizer & Salad

  • Crab Cake
  • Salad
  • 2022 Chardonnay Sonoma County


  • USDA Prime Filet Mignon & Grouper Bites
  • Potatoes Au Gratin and Asparagus
  • 2022 Pinot Noir Russian River Valley
  • 2021 Isosceles


  • Chocolate Mousse
  • 2021 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

For informational purposes only.