One of the top bids at the Annual Milton Historical Society Auction last fall was for a Provence style dinner at Lavender Fields Farm. The winners chose Friday, June 11 for their party. It was a beautiful night - the al fresco dining was adjacent to rows of Jean Davis, Provence, Munstead and Hidcote lavender - all in bloom. Tea lights illuminated a tent well into the night. Linens and china purchased in Avignon and Quimper France adorned the table. The meal was prepared by members of the Milton Historical Society, all of whom have stayed in Provence. Each of the five courses (see the menu) was paired with an appropriate French Reims or Epernay champagne or a wine (a star was a 2007 gigondas) from vineyards in southern France. The dining experience also included pre- and post-chauffeuring.
What a wonderful evening!
Thank you Marie Mayor for being our guest blogger!!!