“Behind the Bottle” Dinners to feature more than wine at RN74 Seattle

Popular Series Pairs Palate Education With Delectable Dining 

SEATTLE – RN74 Seattle has confirmed Winter and Spring dates for its popular and frequently sold-out winemaker dinners, opening with a Scotch pairings menu on Monday, January 23rd. Jeff Putt and Nicole Kincaid will be on hand to provide the tasting notes for the single malts from distiller Glenmorangie, while RN74’s lead sommelier Jeff Lindsay-Thorsen will discuss the menu pairings. 

With cellar access to more than 10,000 bottles, RN74’s wine list features international selections from Burgundy and throughout Europe to regional finds from the Pacific Northwest. The wine bar and restaurant showcases roughly 80 wines on wall-mounted menu boards, the “Market Board” and the “Last Bottle” list, which highlight special wine offerings and indicate via changing lights or flipping plaques when they are no longer available. 

Named after Route National 74, the major thoroughfare passing through the heart of France’s Burgundy region, RN74 Seattle’s lounge and bar are open Monday through Friday from 11:30 am to closing and on Saturday from 3 pm to closing. Valet parking is available from 5:30 to 11 pm Monday through Thursday and from 5:30 pm to Midnight on Friday and Saturdays for a rate of $10.

RN74 Seattle features an expansive wine list, created by James Beard Award winning author and Wine Director Rajat Parr, showcasing the best expressions of Burgundy and Northwest producers perfectly paired with the Burgundy-inspired menu of seasonal, fresh dishes. Located at 1433 Fourth Avenue at Pike Street, RN74 Seattle is the second wine bar and restaurant for Parr and Restaurateur Michael Mina. For more information, call 206-456-7474, visit the website at www.michaelmina.net, find RN74 on Facebook and follow on Twitter @RN74Seattle.

About Michael Mina
Raised in Washington State, Michael Mina developed a passion for cooking at an early age, eventually leading him to found the Mina Group with partner Andre Agassi in 2002. Under the auspices of Mina Group, he has opened 20 concept restaurants and one lounge. An accomplished chef for his 43 years, Mina has been involved in a variety of creative enterprises and has been honored with numerous accolades, including Gayot.com 2011 Restaurateur of the Year andBon Appétit Best Chef 2005.  Mina has been featured in national media, has been a guest chef at the James Beard House, cooked for First Lady Laura Bush,  Presidents Clinton, Bush and Obama and has been a guest speaker at C.I.A. in Hyde Park and at other culinary institutes in California.  For more information about Michael Mina visitwww.michaelmina.net . Follow him on Twitter @ChefMichaelMina.

Written by Charles Koh

Founded EatSeattle, and has continued to use his expertise as editor-in-chief to guide the website’s growth over the last five years. Koh’s experience focuses on digital marketing and social media, and has been a part of several companies, some of which he created, specializing in both areas over the course of his career. Koh was previously with Google and Zagat where he helped expand and grow communities worldwide.

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