Join Us: Ken Wright Wine Dinner at mk Chicago

{Pictured Above: Ken Wright Vineyard}

What would Wine Week be if we didn’t suggest some of the best wine events around? If you are looking for something to indulge in, this is the event for you.

“On Thursday, November 6, Michael Kornick and Executive Chef Erick Williams of mk welcome Ken Wright of Ken Wright Cellars for an exclusive tasting experience. The special evening will allow guests to learn about Oregon’s finest pinots from a legendary expert, while sampling mk’s elegant cuisine.”

Time: Reception begins at 6pm followed by dinner at 6:30pm
Price: $125 per person, including tax and gratuity.

Interested attendees can make reservations by calling 312.482.9179

“mk has been serving Ken Wright’s pinot noirs since we opened. Ken is the steward of the land there and we’re thrilled to give our guests the unique opportunity to hear from someone who knows Oregon wines so well,” says Kornick. “Ken is bringing a wide range of wines that will show the diversity of Oregon.


First Course
Raspberry Point oysters and littleneck clams
2012 Pinot Blanc

Second Course
Pan-seared Maine diver scallops with pickled ramps, wild rice, celery root puree, brown butter, and celery leaves
2011 Celilo Chardonnay

Third Course
Roasted Mississippi bobwhite quail with chanterelle mushrooms, green lentils, guanciale, and thyme
2012 Ken’s ‘Single Vineyard’ Pinot Noirs

Fourth Course
Charcoal-grilled ranch-raised venison with spiced pumpkin butter-poached Brussels sprouts, and huckleberry reduction
2010 Walla Walla Syrah

Pleasant Ridge Reserve and Pont-l’Évêque with stewed figs
2008 Ciel du Cheval

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