Playbills and Platter ~ Yountville Pride Dinner

The 2023 edition of the Yountville Pride Celebration Week will take place from June 5th through June 11th. One notable highlight of the week’s activities will be the Playbills, Platters, and Rising Stars event, a dinner hosted by three of Yountville’s award-winning boutique wineries, Handwritten Wines, Jessup Cellars, and Lloyd Cellars.

This exclusive event will occur on Friday, June 9th at 6 PM at the Jessup Cellars Tasting Gallery at 6740 Washington Street in Yountville.

Note that 10% of the proceeds will be donated to the local organization that supports the LGBTQIA+ Community.

About the Event

During the dinner, Tony Award-nominated producer Jacob Langfelder will announce the dates of Wine Country’s ever-popular Broadway and Vine Summer Series and this year’s participating artists.

Langfelder will also display his vintage Playbills Collection, while Jessup Cellars’ Gallery Curator and resident artist, Cynthia Carey, will present custom artwork at the dinner.

Well-known actress, singer, poet, and songwriter Abigail Choi Arader will perform during the evening’s dessert course. While her music can be enjoyed on Apple Music and others, she currently stars as Ingrid Lim in the HBO reboot of Gossip Girl.

Currently a resident of New York, Arader appeared in the Off-Broadway production of Comfort Women: A New Musical at age 17. Her performance led her to win Broadway World’s Best Actress in a Musical Award.

What’s for Dinner?

The Yountville Pride Dinner at the Jessup Cellars Tasting Gallery will include Executive Winemaker Rob Lloyd wine pairings presenting handcrafted wines from boutique wineries Jessup Cellars, Handwritten Wines, and Lloyd Cellars.

Tickets for the evening of dining and entertainment are $250.

A local Artisan Cheeses & Charcuterie offering will complement the handcrafted wines from the three sponsoring boutique wineries.

Dinner Menu:

First Course:
Caesar Salad

Main Course:
Bistro Filet of Beef
Wild Mushroom Risotto
Medley of Local Farm Vegetables
Roasted Potatoes

Passion Fruit Meringue Tart

Don’t Miss this Important Community Event

Yountville’s Pride Celebration will consist of a week-long slate of events designed to support the area’s LGBTQIA+ Community. In addition to the important Playbills and Platter Dinner fund-raising event supported by three of Yountville’s important boutique wineries, residents and visitors can enjoy other activities during the week, including the Raising of the Pride Flag, Pride Trivia Night, various brunches, Pride Music in the Park, and more.

Jessup Cellars, an important Yountville winery and maker of several world-class handcrafted wines, is an avid supporter and participant in community activities. To learn more about Jessup Cellar’s ongoing commitment to local community activities, visit the winery website.

To schedule a visit to the Jessup Cellar Tasting Gallery in Yountville to sample some of the boutique winery’s outstanding handcrafted wines, make your reservations for a future Jessup Cellars wine tasting by visiting their winery website.