A memorable evening with Silver Oak and Twomey begins with a reception overlooking the vineyards behind The Meritage Resort and Spa. The evening will feature fine wines and flavorful dishes prepared by The Meritage Resort’s culinary team, including Executive Chef, Ryan Rupp.
The dinner reception will begin at 6 p.m. on our Vineyard Terrace overlooking our hillside vineyards and entrance to the Estate Cave, where appetizers and wine start your wine and food journey as you listen to the soft sounds of live music. The journey continues as we move into the Estate Cave for dinner at 7 p.m. for a wine and food pairing that will amaze.
Throughout the evening, third-generation vintner Matt Duncan, will speak about the storied history of both Silver Oak and Twomey, and The Meritage Resort’s Executive Chef, Ryan Rupp, who is responsible for making sure that every plate pairs perfectly with every wine we serve.
About Silver Oak and Twomey Cellars
Silver Oak is single-minded in their 40 plus year pursuit of exceptional Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley and Alexander Valley. Twomey Cellars combines 40 years of experience with the spirit of innovation to create a Bordeaux style of Merlot, American Viticulture Area Specific Pinot Noirs, and a Sauvignon Blanc from estate owned vineyards in Oakville, Calistoga, Sebastopol, and Healdsburg. Both wineries create exceptional, food-friendly, moderate alcohol wines that are deliciously drinkable upon release or years later.
About Matt Duncan
Matt Duncan is a third-generation vintner who joined the family business at Silver Oak and Twomey in 2013. He spent his first year at the winery learning the components of wine production, working in both the cellars and the vineyards in Napa and Sonoma. Currently, he is a Regional Sales Manager promoting Silver Oak and Twomey across the US and the world, with a focus on consumer education. Matt holds degrees in Political Science from the University of Notre Dame and the University of Chicago. What Matt enjoys most at Silver Oak and Twomey is working alongside his father Tim Duncan, who has led sales and marketing at the wineries for more than 30 years, as well as his sister Haley, who oversees the winery’s sustainability initiatives.