Friday Supper + Crush Hour
Dec
14
3:00 PM15:00

Friday Supper + Crush Hour

During the winter months, Crush Hour (our version of Happy Hour) and Friday Supper are “huddling” together in a firelit setting. You’ll get a warm welcome from us when you step inside our toasty tasting room, whether you’ve come to relax and enjoy Crush Hour appetizer and drink specials or seasonal comfort food from our winter dinner menu.

Crush Hour   3 - 8 PM / Friday Supper   5 - 8 PM

MENU

~ CRUSH HOUR PLATES ~

Pimento Cheese Hushpuppies    w/ red pepper aioli       5

Bacon Deviled Eggs    chives, pickle, smoked paprika      6

Smokehouse Chips    maple bourbon pulled pork, blue cheese drizzle    8

Roasted Brussels Sprouts    roasted grapes, bacon, goat cheese, balsamic glaze    6

Crispy Chicken Wings     double smoked, house dry rub, signature hot sauce     8

Southern Smorrebrod     chef's daily selection      price varies

~ CRUSH HOUR DRINK SPECIALS ~

Wine by the Glass (all Defiance Ridge wines - non reserve)      6

Domestic Beer    3

Select Craft Beer    4

Signature Sangria    6

~ SHAREABLES ~

Rustic Cheese Board    artisan cheeses, fruit, preserves, crusty bread      16

Farmers Board    local meats & cheeses, pickles, nuts, olives, mustard, crusty bread    17

~ SOUPS & GREENS ~

Chef's Soup Selection      cup  4   /   bowl  6

Ridge Salad    mixed greens, chicken, chopped egg, cheddar, dried cranberries, toasted pecans, creamy buttermilk dressing      10

Sunflower Salad     mixed greens, red onion, cucumber, bell peppers, carrots, sunflower seeds, roasted tomato vinaigrette     9

~ MAIN ~

Yankee Pot Roast     carrots, parsnips, butter beans, creamy grits     14

Mimosa Fried Chicken     champagne & orange juice brine, spiced honey, bacon green beans, pimento mac & cheese      14

Fish & Chips     beer battered trout, brussels sprouts hash, sweet potato fries     15

Barnyard Burger     bacon, fried egg, white cheddar, caramelized onion, bibb lettuce, tomato, house mustard, green goddess aioli, chips or slaw      13

Roasted Vegetable Penne      butternut squash, sweet potato, leeks, red pepper, roasted vegetable puree, herbed farmers cheese       12

~ SWEET TOOTH ~

Housemade Dessert    5

Serendipity Ice Cream     5

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Eat & Watch Movie Night
Dec
14
7:00 PM19:00

Eat & Watch Movie Night

Our movie series offers a different approach to dinner and a movie. This month we’re combining our Friday Supper with the option of watching a movie in our pavilion.

  • Tonight’s Movie: A Christmas Story

  • Free admission with complimentary popcorn

  • Showtime: 7 PM

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Winter Wineland Holiday Party
Dec
15
6:00 PM18:00

Winter Wineland Holiday Party

Walk through a Winter Wineland at Defiance Ridge where we're all decked out for the holidays and the winter season. We hope to spend the evening with you as we celebrate this "most wonderful time of the year" with a cocktail-style holiday party.


• Abundant Appetizer Stations
• Open Bar (featuring Defiance Ridge wines, domestic beer & cocktails)
• Drawing for a DRV Gift Basket- perfect for gift giving or for yourself
• $55 per person (includes gratuity, not tax) / 20% discount for Wine Club members

***Reservations required. Please purchase tickets below

MENU

Farmers Boards

Flatbreads

Samosas

Belgian Endive & Blue Cheese Mousse

Beef Wellington Cups

Shrimp w/ House Dipping Sauces

(tangy garlic tarter / smoky remoulade / spicy cocktail)

Petite Sweets

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Bubble Brunch
Dec
16
11:00 AM11:00

Bubble Brunch

Who doesn't like some bubbly with their brunch? You can get both at our a la carte brunch that pairs two of our favorite things - bubbles and brunch! Our all day brunch combines the best of seasonal breakfast and lunch items with a varied selection of bubbles (and more) to delight your senses.

***Menu viewable under our "Food & Drinks" Tab

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Sip, Savor and Shop
Dec
16
12:00 PM12:00

Sip, Savor and Shop

We had so much fun at last month's Sip, Savor and Shop that we're hosting it again! This month, you can do some last minute shopping for those "hard to buy for" gifts or simply have a day of much needed relaxation. Stop in to sip some sensational wines, savor some soul-satisfying food and shop a superb selection of goods from local artisans and vendors. 


CURRENT VENDOR LIST!

Clothing Pampered Chef

Belle Toffee

Petal Forward Flowers

Mushrooms Naturally Fresh mushrooms

Opulenza Designs

Fresh Honey

Cocoa Exchange -Martini mixes Salsa

More to come!

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Farmhouse Dinner
Dec
19
6:00 PM18:00

Farmhouse Dinner

Inspired by our desire to nurture people through food and wine, each month we host an intimate multi-course dinner in our modern farmhouse tasting room. This evening’s one-of-a-kind dining experience features Moon Dance Farm in Owensville, MO and it’s delightful owner, Jane Parres. Each of the five courses in this authentic farm-to-table dinner will incorporate grass-fed beef from Moon Dance Farm. Additionally, we’re pleased to release our 2016 Meadow Wood Cabernet and Red Blend tonight.

 

  • 5 course Tasting Menu: $80 per person (includes gratuity, not tax)

  • 5 course Tasting Menu with Wine Flight: $99 person (includes gratuity, not tax)

  • Arrival Time: 6:00 PM

  • Dinner Served: 6:30 PM

  • Limited seating. Reservations and tickets required.

    ***TICKETS AVAILABLE BELOW

MENU

First Course

Beef Tartare grass fed tenderloin, quail egg, minced capers, red onion, micro greens, anchovy dressing, crostini

Second Course

Bitter Greens beef fat vinaigrette, granny smith apple, cranberries, pepperdew peppers, cashew pepita brittle

Third Course

Lobster Mac & Cheese bone marrow, three cheese blend (gruyere, prairie breeze cheddar, mascarpone), truffle

Fourth Course

Korean Style Short Ribs soy go chu jung sauce, rainbow fried rice

Fifth Course

Andes Mint Truffle mint center, dark chocolate ganache, toffee milk chocolate coating

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Friday Supper + Crush Hour
Dec
21
3:00 PM15:00

Friday Supper + Crush Hour

During the winter months, Crush Hour (our version of Happy Hour) and Friday Supper are “huddling” together in a firelit setting. You’ll get a warm welcome from us when you step inside our toasty tasting room, whether you’ve come to relax and enjoy Crush Hour appetizer and drink specials or seasonal comfort food from our winter dinner menu.

Crush Hour   3 - 8 PM / Friday Supper   5 - 8 PM

MENU

~ CRUSH HOUR PLATES ~

Pimento Cheese Hushpuppies    w/ red pepper aioli       5

Bacon Deviled Eggs    chives, pickle, smoked paprika      6

Smokehouse Chips    maple bourbon pulled pork, blue cheese drizzle    8

Roasted Brussels Sprouts    roasted grapes, bacon, goat cheese, balsamic glaze    6

Crispy Chicken Wings     double smoked, house dry rub, signature hot sauce     8

Southern Smorrebrod     chef's daily selection      price varies

~ CRUSH HOUR DRINK SPECIALS ~

Wine by the Glass (all Defiance Ridge wines - non reserve)      6

Domestic Beer    3

Select Craft Beer    4

Signature Sangria    6

~ SHAREABLES ~

Rustic Cheese Board    artisan cheeses, fruit, preserves, crusty bread      16

Farmers Board    local meats & cheeses, pickles, nuts, olives, mustard, crusty bread    17

~ SOUPS & GREENS ~

Chef's Soup Selection      cup  4   /   bowl  6

Ridge Salad    mixed greens, chicken, chopped egg, cheddar, dried cranberries, toasted pecans, creamy buttermilk dressing      10

Sunflower Salad     mixed greens, red onion, cucumber, bell peppers, carrots, sunflower seeds, roasted tomato vinaigrette     9

~ MAIN ~

Yankee Pot Roast     carrots, parsnips, butter beans, creamy grits     14

Mimosa Fried Chicken     champagne & orange juice brine, spiced honey, bacon green beans, pimento mac & cheese      14

Fish & Chips     beer battered trout, brussels sprouts hash, sweet potato fries     15

Barnyard Burger     bacon, fried egg, white cheddar, caramelized onion, bibb lettuce, tomato, house mustard, green goddess aioli, chips or slaw      13

Roasted Vegetable Penne      butternut squash, sweet potato, leeks, red pepper, roasted vegetable puree, herbed farmers cheese       12

~ SWEET TOOTH ~

Housemade Dessert    5

Serendipity Ice Cream     5

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Winter Solstice Bonfire
Dec
21
6:00 PM18:00

Winter Solstice Bonfire

We’re lighting up the longest night of the year with a blazing bonfire! Come dressed for the weather to best enjoy the bonfire, fire pits and s'mores. Then come inside our toasty firelit pavilion for yummy comfort food and a Chili Bar with all of your favorite toppings!

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Fireside Yoga
Dec
22
9:30 AM09:30

Fireside Yoga

With cooler weather upon us we’ve moved indoors for our Fireside Yoga series. Yoga instructors Kathy Kessler, Dede Schreiner and/or Mellisa Scaccia will create a unique themed experience to enhance your physical, mental and spiritual yoga practice. Enjoy a morning of fireside yoga in our pavilion, then cozy up to the fireplace for lunch!

  • 9:30-11:00 Yoga Practice (Winter Solstice)

  • 11:15 Lunch (includes a glass of wine)

  • 12:00 Nature walk on the grounds (optional)

  • $35 per person

  • Reservations required. Please purchase tickets below.

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Bubble Brunch
Dec
23
11:00 AM11:00

Bubble Brunch

Who doesn't like some bubbly with their brunch? You can get both at our a la carte brunch that pairs two of our favorite things - bubbles and brunch! Our all day brunch combines the best of seasonal breakfast and lunch items with a varied selection of bubbles (and more) to delight your senses.

***Menu viewable under our "Food & Drinks" Tab

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Friday Supper + Crush Hour
Dec
28
3:00 PM15:00

Friday Supper + Crush Hour

During the winter months, Crush Hour (our version of Happy Hour) and Friday Supper are “huddling” together in a firelit setting. You’ll get a warm welcome from us when you step inside our toasty tasting room, whether you’ve come to relax and enjoy Crush Hour appetizer and drink specials or seasonal comfort food from our winter dinner menu.

Crush Hour   3 - 8 PM / Friday Supper   5 - 8 PM

MENU

~ CRUSH HOUR PLATES ~

Pimento Cheese Hushpuppies    w/ red pepper aioli       5

Bacon Deviled Eggs    chives, pickle, smoked paprika      6

Smokehouse Chips    maple bourbon pulled pork, blue cheese drizzle    8

Roasted Brussels Sprouts    roasted grapes, bacon, goat cheese, balsamic glaze    6

Crispy Chicken Wings     double smoked, house dry rub, signature hot sauce     8

Southern Smorrebrod     chef's daily selection      price varies

~ CRUSH HOUR DRINK SPECIALS ~

Wine by the Glass (all Defiance Ridge wines - non reserve)      6

Domestic Beer    3

Select Craft Beer    4

Signature Sangria    6

~ SHAREABLES ~

Rustic Cheese Board    artisan cheeses, fruit, preserves, crusty bread      16

Farmers Board    local meats & cheeses, pickles, nuts, olives, mustard, crusty bread    17

~ SOUPS & GREENS ~

Chef's Soup Selection      cup  4   /   bowl  6

Ridge Salad    mixed greens, chicken, chopped egg, cheddar, dried cranberries, toasted pecans, creamy buttermilk dressing      10

Sunflower Salad     mixed greens, red onion, cucumber, bell peppers, carrots, sunflower seeds, roasted tomato vinaigrette     9

~ MAIN ~

Yankee Pot Roast     carrots, parsnips, butter beans, creamy grits     14

Mimosa Fried Chicken     champagne & orange juice brine, spiced honey, bacon green beans, pimento mac & cheese      14

Fish & Chips     beer battered trout, brussels sprouts hash, sweet potato fries     15

Barnyard Burger     bacon, fried egg, white cheddar, caramelized onion, bibb lettuce, tomato, house mustard, green goddess aioli, chips or slaw      13

Roasted Vegetable Penne      butternut squash, sweet potato, leeks, red pepper, roasted vegetable puree, herbed farmers cheese       12

~ SWEET TOOTH ~

Housemade Dessert    5

Serendipity Ice Cream     5

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Bubble Brunch
Dec
30
11:00 AM11:00

Bubble Brunch

Who doesn't like some bubbly with their brunch? You can get both at our a la carte brunch that pairs two of our favorite things - bubbles and brunch! Our all day brunch combines the best of seasonal breakfast and lunch items with a varied selection of bubbles (and more) to delight your senses.

***Menu viewable under our "Food & Drinks" Tab

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Bubble Brunch
Dec
9
11:00 AM11:00

Bubble Brunch

Who doesn't like some bubbly with their brunch? You can get both at our a la carte brunch that pairs two of our favorite things - bubbles and brunch! Our all day brunch combines the best of seasonal breakfast and lunch items with a varied selection of bubbles (and more) to delight your senses.

***Menu viewable under our "Food & Drinks" Tab

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Friday Supper + Crush Hour
Dec
7
3:00 PM15:00

Friday Supper + Crush Hour

During the winter months, Crush Hour (our version of Happy Hour) and Friday Supper are “huddling” together in a firelit setting. You’ll get a warm welcome from us when you step inside our toasty tasting room, whether you’ve come to relax and enjoy Crush Hour appetizer and drink specials or seasonal comfort food from our winter dinner menu.

Crush Hour   3 - 8 PM / Friday Supper   5 - 8 PM

MENU

~ CRUSH HOUR PLATES ~

Pimento Cheese Hushpuppies    w/ red pepper aioli       5

Bacon Deviled Eggs    chives, pickle, smoked paprika      6

Smokehouse Chips    maple bourbon pulled pork, blue cheese drizzle    8

Roasted Brussels Sprouts    roasted grapes, bacon, goat cheese, balsamic glaze    6

Crispy Chicken Wings     double smoked, house dry rub, signature hot sauce     8

Southern Smorrebrod     chef's daily selection      price varies

~ CRUSH HOUR DRINK SPECIALS ~

Wine by the Glass (all Defiance Ridge wines - non reserve)      6

Domestic Beer    3

Select Craft Beer    4

Signature Sangria    6

~ SHAREABLES ~

Rustic Cheese Board    artisan cheeses, fruit, preserves, crusty bread      16

Farmers Board    local meats & cheeses, pickles, nuts, olives, mustard, crusty bread    17

~ SOUPS & GREENS ~

Chef's Soup Selection      cup  4   /   bowl  6

Ridge Salad    mixed greens, chicken, chopped egg, cheddar, dried cranberries, toasted pecans, creamy buttermilk dressing      10

Sunflower Salad     mixed greens, red onion, cucumber, bell peppers, carrots, sunflower seeds, roasted tomato vinaigrette     9

~ MAIN ~

Yankee Pot Roast     carrots, parsnips, butter beans, creamy grits     14

Mimosa Fried Chicken     champagne & orange juice brine, spiced honey, bacon green beans, pimento mac & cheese      14

Fish & Chips     beer battered trout, brussels sprouts hash, sweet potato fries     15

Barnyard Burger     bacon, fried egg, white cheddar, caramelized onion, bibb lettuce, tomato, house mustard, green goddess aioli, chips or slaw      13

Roasted Vegetable Penne      butternut squash, sweet potato, leeks, red pepper, roasted vegetable puree, herbed farmers cheese       12

~ SWEET TOOTH ~

Housemade Dessert    5

Serendipity Ice Cream     5

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Bubble Brunch
Dec
2
11:00 AM11:00

Bubble Brunch

Who doesn't like some bubbly with their brunch? You can get both at our a la carte brunch that pairs two of our favorite things - bubbles and brunch! Our all day brunch combines the best of seasonal breakfast and lunch items with a varied selection of bubbles (and more) to delight your senses.

***Menu viewable under our "Food & Drinks" Tab

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Defiance Christmas Festival
Dec
1
10:00 AM10:00

Defiance Christmas Festival

Tis the season for the 9th annual Defiance Christmas Festival with activities taking place at various locations throughout Defiance. One of the highlights is the Christmas Parade that begins at Defiance Ridge and ends in downtown Defiance. We’ll be opening early so you can settle in by the firepits on the terrace to watch the start of the parade.

  • 10:00 ~ Open for Mimosas, Bloody Marys, Hot Chocolate and Breakfast Pastries

  • 12:00 ~ Parade begins (cheer on our Defiance Ridge float!)

  • 12:30-5:00

    Firepits & S’mores

    Live Music

    Decorate “Holiday Cards for Heroes” (benefits Focus Marines)

    Sip on our Signature Mulled Wine (recipe included on take home bottles)

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Crush Hour
Nov
29
5:00 PM17:00

Crush Hour

We crush more than grapes at Defiance Ridge! Crush Hour is our version of Happy Hour and we hope you’ll join us each Thursday evening for tasty food and drink specials. We’re also serving seasonal comfort food from our fall dinner menu. So begin with Crush Hour and stay for supper!

MENU

~ CRUSH HOUR PLATES ~

Pimento Cheese Hushpuppies    w/ red pepper aioli       5

Bacon Deviled Eggs    chives, pickle, smoked paprika      6

Smokehouse Chips    maple bourbon pulled pork, blue cheese drizzle    8

Roasted Brussels Sprouts    roasted grapes, bacon, goat cheese, balsamic glaze    6

Crispy Chicken Wings     double smoked, house dry rub, signature hot sauce     8

Southern Smorrebrod     chef's daily selection      price varies

~ CRUSH HOUR DRINK SPECIALS ~

Wine by the Glass (all Defiance Ridge wines - non reserve)      6

Domestic Beer    3

Select Craft Beer    4

Signature Sangria    6

~ SHAREABLES ~

Rustic Cheese Board    artisan cheeses, fruit, preserves, crusty bread      16

Farmers Board    local meats & cheeses, pickles, nuts, olives, mustard, crusty bread    17

~ SOUPS & GREENS ~

Chef's Soup Selection      cup  4   /   bowl  6

Ridge Salad    mixed greens, chicken, chopped egg, cheddar, dried cranberries, toasted pecans, creamy buttermilk dressing      10

Sunflower Salad     mixed greens, red onion, cucumber, bell peppers, carrots, sunflower seeds, roasted tomato vinaigrette     9

~ MAIN ~

Yankee Pot Roast     carrots, parsnips, butter beans, creamy grits     14

Mimosa Fried Chicken     champagne & orange juice brine, spiced honey, bacon green beans, pimento mac & cheese      14

Fish & Chips     beer battered trout, brussels sprouts hash, sweet potato fries     15

Barnyard Burger     bacon, fried egg, white cheddar, caramelized onion, bibb lettuce, tomato, house mustard, green goddess aioli, chips or slaw      13

Roasted Vegetable Penne      butternut squash, sweet potato, leeks, red pepper, roasted vegetable puree, herbed farmers cheese       12

~ SWEET TOOTH ~

Housemade Dessert    5

Serendipity Ice Cream     5

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The Texas Giants Band
Nov
25
1:00 PM13:00

The Texas Giants Band

The Texas Giants Band is a fun and unique band that play a wide variety of music from

Classic rock,  old classic country, blues, Americana and song writers originals. The band is made up of musicians who play

Multi instruments with smooth four part harmonies. There music is very easy to listen to, so sit back and enjoy!

https://www.facebook.com/The-Texas-Giants-Band-540935589307717/

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Bubble Brunch
Nov
25
11:00 AM11:00

Bubble Brunch

Who doesn't like some bubbly with their brunch? You can get both at our a la carte brunch that pairs two of our favorite things - bubbles and brunch! Our all day brunch combines the best of seasonal breakfast and lunch items with a varied selection of bubbles (and more) to delight your senses.

***Menu viewable under our "Food & Drinks" Tab

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Fireside Yoga
Nov
25
9:30 AM09:30

Fireside Yoga

With cooler weather upon us we’re moving indoors for our Fireside Yoga series. Yoga instructors Kathy Kessler, Dede Schreiner and/or Mellisa Scaccia will create a unique themed experience to enhance your physical, mental and spiritual yoga practice. Enjoy a morning of fireside yoga in our pavilion, then cozy up to the fireplace for lunch!

  • 9:30-11:00 Yoga Practice (Theme: Tradition)

  • 11:15 Lunch (includes a glass of wine)

  • 12:00 Nature walk on the grounds (optional)

  • $35 per person

  • Reservations required. Please purchase tickets below.

 

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Black Friday Bash
Nov
23
11:00 AM11:00

Black Friday Bash

We will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, as we spend time with our own families, giving thanks for all of the blessings in our lives. BUT…we’re ready to show our thanks to you the next day at our Black Friday Bash! We hope you, your family and friends will kick off the holiday season with us as you enjoy a full day (and night!) of food, wine specials and fun!

6:00-9:00 PM ~ Bonfire, Firepits, S’mores, Chili Bar and Crush Hour Menu available

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Bubble Brunch
Nov
18
11:00 AM11:00

Bubble Brunch

Who doesn't like some bubbly with their brunch? You can get both at our a la carte brunch that pairs two of our favorite things - bubbles and brunch! Our all day brunch combines the best of seasonal breakfast and lunch items with a varied selection of bubbles (and more) to delight your senses.

***Menu viewable under our "Food & Drinks" Tab

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Crush Hour
Nov
15
5:00 PM17:00

Crush Hour

We crush more than grapes at Defiance Ridge! Crush Hour is our version of Happy Hour and we hope you’ll join us each Thursday evening for tasty food and drink specials. We’re also serving seasonal comfort food from our fall dinner menu. So begin with Crush Hour and stay for supper!

MENU

~ CRUSH HOUR PLATES ~

Pimento Cheese Hushpuppies    w/ red pepper aioli       5

Bacon Deviled Eggs    chives, pickle, smoked paprika      6

Smokehouse Chips    maple bourbon pulled pork, blue cheese drizzle    8

Roasted Brussels Sprouts    roasted grapes, bacon, goat cheese, balsamic glaze    6

Crispy Chicken Wings     double smoked, house dry rub, signature hot sauce     8

Southern Smorrebrod     chef's daily selection      price varies

~ CRUSH HOUR DRINK SPECIALS ~

Wine by the Glass (all Defiance Ridge wines - non reserve)      6

Domestic Beer    3

Select Craft Beer    4

Signature Sangria    6

~ SHAREABLES ~

Rustic Cheese Board    artisan cheeses, fruit, preserves, crusty bread      16

Farmers Board    local meats & cheeses, pickles, nuts, olives, mustard, crusty bread    17

~ SOUPS & GREENS ~

Chef's Soup Selection      cup  4   /   bowl  6

Ridge Salad    mixed greens, chicken, chopped egg, cheddar, dried cranberries, toasted pecans, creamy buttermilk dressing      10

Sunflower Salad     mixed greens, red onion, cucumber, bell peppers, carrots, sunflower seeds, roasted tomato vinaigrette     9

~ MAIN ~

Yankee Pot Roast     carrots, parsnips, butter beans, creamy grits     14

Mimosa Fried Chicken     champagne & orange juice brine, spiced honey, bacon green beans, pimento mac & cheese      14

Fish & Chips     beer battered trout, brussels sprouts hash, sweet potato fries     15

Barnyard Burger     bacon, fried egg, white cheddar, caramelized onion, bibb lettuce, tomato, house mustard, green goddess aioli, chips or slaw      13

Roasted Vegetable Penne      butternut squash, sweet potato, leeks, red pepper, roasted vegetable puree, herbed farmers cheese       12

~ SWEET TOOTH ~

Housemade Dessert    5

Serendipity Ice Cream     5

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Farmhouse Dinner
Nov
14
6:00 PM18:00

Farmhouse Dinner

Inspired by our desire to nurture people through food and wine, each month we host an intimate multi-course dinner in our modern farmhouse tasting room. Our menu’s focus is on American farm-to-table fare using the best seasonal ingredients. The prix fixe menu changes every month in order to optimize the chef’s creativity and ensure that you’ll always have a one-of-a-kind dining experience!

 

  • 5 course Tasting Menu: $72 per person (includes gratuity, not tax)

  • 5 course Tasting Menu with Wine Flight: $96 person (includes gratuity, not tax)

  • Arrival Time: 6:00 PM

  • Dinner Served: 6:30 PM

  • Limited seating. Reservations and tickets required.

  • Please purchase tickets below

MENU

First Course

Root Vegetable Tower beets, sweet potatoes, eggplant, house quark, micro greens

Second Course

Butternut Squash Ravioli bacon, olive oil, fresh herb blend, prairie breeze cheddar

Third Course

Branzino Sea Bass herbs, lemon, breadcrumbs, miso, wasabi aioli, carrot fries

Fourth Course

Cornish Game Hen pumpernickel sausage stuffing, bacon, mustard, port brandy pan gravy

Fifth Course

Pumpkin Mousse snickerdoodle crumb, bourbon whip

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Bubble Brunch
Nov
11
11:00 AM11:00

Bubble Brunch

Who doesn't like some bubbly with their brunch? You can get both at our a la carte brunch that pairs two of our favorite things - bubbles and brunch! Our all day brunch combines the best of seasonal breakfast and lunch items with a varied selection of bubbles (and more) to delight your senses.

***Menu viewable under our "Food & Drinks" Tab

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Sip, Savor and Shop
Nov
10
12:00 PM12:00

Sip, Savor and Shop

If you’re looking for ways to survive the hunting season or trying to get a jump start on the holiday shopping season…we’ve got just the solution for you! Stop in to sip some sensational wines, savor some soul-satisfying food and shop a superb selection of goods from local artisans and vendors. Adding to the festivities will be drawings for free gifts throughout the event.

Vendors include:

Petal Forward
One Eye Blind Wood Works
Pampered Chef
LipSense
Trish’s Dish’s
Opulenza
Stella Grace Bows
Coco Exchange
Belle’s Toffee

Vicini Pastaria

Skyes Wicked Creations

Wilton Company Designs

Barefoot Books

Mushrooms Naturally

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Swine & Wine Pig Roast
Nov
9
6:00 PM18:00

Swine & Wine Pig Roast

Succulent pork + amazing wines = a squealing good time! We’re going “whole hog” at our 2nd annual pig roast and invite you to join in the fun. We’ll be roasting a Berkshire pig (from a farm in Illinois) and following it up with a fabulous feast in our firelit pavilion.

  • Pig Roast Feast includes: pulled pork, coleslaw, baked beans, mac n’ cheese, potato salad, cornbread, apple crisp

  • Open Bar: wine, beer, cocktails

  • Americana/Folk music by Shaughn Uebinger

  • $69 per person (includes gratuity, not tax)

  • 20% discount for wine club members

  • Tickets required. Please purchase below.

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Crush Hour
Nov
8
5:00 PM17:00

Crush Hour

We crush more than grapes at Defiance Ridge! Crush Hour is our version of Happy Hour and we hope you’ll join us each Thursday evening for tasty food and drink specials. We’re also serving seasonal comfort food from our fall dinner menu. So begin with Crush Hour and stay for supper!

MENU

~ CRUSH HOUR PLATES ~

Pimento Cheese Hushpuppies    w/ red pepper aioli       5

Bacon Deviled Eggs    chives, pickle, smoked paprika      6

Smokehouse Chips    maple bourbon pulled pork, blue cheese drizzle    8

Roasted Brussels Sprouts    roasted grapes, bacon, goat cheese, balsamic glaze    6

Crispy Chicken Wings     double smoked, house dry rub, signature hot sauce     8

Southern Smorrebrod     chef's daily selection      price varies

~ CRUSH HOUR DRINK SPECIALS ~

Wine by the Glass (all Defiance Ridge wines - non reserve)      6

Domestic Beer    3

Select Craft Beer    4

Signature Sangria    6

~ SHAREABLES ~

Rustic Cheese Board    artisan cheeses, fruit, preserves, crusty bread      16

Farmers Board    local meats & cheeses, pickles, nuts, olives, mustard, crusty bread    17

~ SOUPS & GREENS ~

Chef's Soup Selection      cup  4   /   bowl  6

Ridge Salad    mixed greens, chicken, chopped egg, cheddar, dried cranberries, toasted pecans, creamy buttermilk dressing      10

Sunflower Salad     mixed greens, red onion, cucumber, bell peppers, carrots, sunflower seeds, roasted tomato vinaigrette     9

~ MAIN ~

Yankee Pot Roast     carrots, parsnips, butter beans, creamy grits     14

Mimosa Fried Chicken     champagne & orange juice brine, spiced honey, bacon green beans, pimento mac & cheese      14

Fish & Chips     beer battered trout, brussels sprouts hash, sweet potato fries     15

Barnyard Burger     bacon, fried egg, white cheddar, caramelized onion, bibb lettuce, tomato, house mustard, green goddess aioli, chips or slaw      13

Roasted Vegetable Penne      butternut squash, sweet potato, leeks, red pepper, roasted vegetable puree, herbed farmers cheese       12

~ SWEET TOOTH ~

Housemade Dessert    5

Serendipity Ice Cream     5

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Acoustik Element
Nov
4
1:00 PM13:00

Acoustik Element

‘A Latin Vibe’ best describes the instrumental group Acoustik Element. Revolving their sound around the nylon-string guitar, AE is best known for reinventing popular songs by artists such as Santana, The Eagles, etc… while also staying true to Latin and Jazz standards. 

http://acoustikelement.com/video.html

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Bubble Brunch
Nov
4
11:00 AM11:00

Bubble Brunch

Who doesn't like some bubbly with their brunch? You can get both at our a la carte brunch that pairs two of our favorite things - bubbles and brunch! Our all day brunch combines the best of seasonal breakfast and lunch items with a varied selection of bubbles (and more) to delight your senses.

***Menu viewable under our "Food & Drinks" Tab

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