41139 Highway 41, Oakhurst, California  93644  ●  Tel:  559.683.4354  ●  Fax:  559.683.4334  ●  E-mail:  reservations@queensinn.com

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November Hours
Wine Garden Hours are: 
 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm  ̶  Wednesday through Saturday

   
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SAVE THE DATE
Tomorrow Night!
Idle Hour Winery & Ducey's on the Lake Winemaker Dinner at Bass Lake
 Thursday, November 20


Wine Pairing Menu

POTATO LEEK SOUP
Crispy Pancetta / Maine Lobster / Parsley Crème Fraiche
paired with Idle Hour's Vin Blanc

AHIi & HAMACHI "POKE" STACK
Avocado / Hawaiian Chili Aioli / Wasabi-Yuzu Foam / Taro Chips
Paired with Idle Hour's Coastal Pinot Noir

14 HOUR BRAISED CHIPOTLE SHORT RIB
Purple Sweet Potato / Fried Shallots /Chipotle Crème / Natural Juice
paired with Idle Hour's Tempranillo

MELON SALAD 
Lemon Dressing / mint / Purple Basil
(palate cleanser)

PORK "DOU"
Roasted Pork Tenderloin & Braised Pork Belly
Chive Spatzel / CipolliniOnions / Haricot Vert / Smoked Bacon Jus
Paired with Idle Hour's Petite Sirah

PRIME NEW YORK STRIP
Yukon Gold Garlic Mash / Aparagus / Bone-Marrow Butter
Paired with Idle Hour's Petite Verdot

Habiscus Granita
(palate cleanser)

FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE TORTE WITH
CABERNET FRANC REDUCTION
Hand Whipped Cream / Raspberry Puree / Fresh BerriesPaired with Idle Hour's Cabernet Franc




Winemaker Dinner 
$80 / Person
Winemaker Dinner 
Starts at 7 PM
Seats are limited.
Make your reservation today and join us for this great menu!

Ducey's will be offering rooms the night of the winemaker dinner for a special rate of $89 for Idle Hour guests that would like to stay over night!

Call Ducey's to Make Your Reservations
Ducey's on the Lake, 54432 Road 432, Bass Lake, CA 93604
 Phone 559-642-3121


Bring a toy to the
Idle Hour Winery
and receive a 10% discount
on your holiday wine
purchase through
December 12, 2014.

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Toy Drive, Wine Tasting & Light Appetizers at the Queen's Inn Wine Bar

This Saturday,
November 22, 4-10 pm

Bring a NEW Toy 
$10 or more in value and enjoy the evening with
wine & friends around the fire pits! 
Cash donations are welcome.
The event will go on
rain or shine!

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RETAIL LOCATIONS NOW CARRYING
 IDLE HOUR WINES!
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Oakhurst Vons now sells Idle Hour 2009 Viognier,

2009 Vin Blanc,
& 2008 Cab Franc!

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Vino & Friends has 

Idle Hour 2009 Viognier,

2007 Tempranillo,
& 2008 Cab Franc!

Vino & Friends
1528 E Champlain Dr. Fresno CA 93720 
Phone: 559-434-1771


tasting room
The Tasting Room in Fresno has Idle Hour 
2009 Viognier,
& 2009 Pinot Noir!

The Tasting Room is at 775 N. Palm Ave, Suite 105 · Fresno, CA 93711 · 
(559) 432-8584
Corner of Palm & Nees



 

 






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News & Events 

HI EVERYONE!

We have had a busy Winter so far.

Check out the list to the left of new retail locations carrying Idle Hour wines! And the list below of Bass Lake & Fresno restaurants that have added Idle Hour wines to their wine lists. Please support these businesses and pick up a bottle of Idle Hour wine or enjoy our wine with a fabulous meal!

 

Hope to see you soon,

Anna Marie & Deb
Idle Hour Winery & Queen's Inn
Bass Lake's Ducey's Restaurant to offer FREE CORKAGE for Idle Hour wines!

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Ducey's Restaurant has offered to waive the corkage fee for dinner customers who bring in a bottle of Idle Hour wines to enjoy with their meal. 

Call Ducey's for a reservation today! 54432 Road 432 Bass Lake, CA 93604  /  559-642-3121

Trelio Restaurant in Old Town Clovis has added Idle Hour wines to its wine menu!

 

Trelio's Sommelier Chris Shackleford promotes his restaurant as a reflection of all that is American and Local - Menu, Wine, Service & Ambience. We are proud to have Trelio serving our 2009 Viognier and 2009 Syrah, both wines coming from the beautiful Love Ranch Vineyard in Coarsegold.

 

Trelio is located at 438 Clovis Ave., Suite 4, Clovis, Ca 

559-297-0783. Please call ahead for Reservations.



Ovidio's Ristorante Italiano adds Idle Hour wines to the menu!
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Our Fresno clientele can enjoy fantastic Italian food and the Idle Hour 2009 Viognier, 2007 Tempranillo and 2008 Vin Rouge (Cab Sauv/Cab Franc blend). 

Ovidios is located at 3097 West Bullard Avenue
Fresno, CA 93711-1609
(559) 435-1396

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Queen's Inn by the River  
   

41139 Highway 41
Oakhurst, California 93644
 
Idle Hour Winery & Queen's Inn
41139 Highway 41
Oakhurst, California 93644
559-683-4354

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Idle Hour Winery is open for tasting Friday - Sunday
 11 am- 5 pm.

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Some of our reoccurring events

July 11, 2008 was Corliss' (Corky's) premier appearance at the Queen's Inn Wine & Beer Garden.  In response to numerous requests, she has returned to provide entertainment for numerous events.  Watch this page for upcoming appearances!


HR7 is an exciting group of young Fresno men who play a melting pot of rock, ska, jazz & funk

On Thursday, August 21, 2008, Flamenco Guitarist El Rubio performed in the wine & beer garden at the Queen's inn by the River.  Fans arrived from as far away as San Diego and the San Francisco Bay Area to enjoy his music and sip some of their favorite wine or beer.  He returned with his fantastic Spanish guitar on Thanksgiving weekend in 2008.  Watch this page for his future appearances!

 
Bob Elliott plays classics by Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Sublime, Hank Williams, Marvin Gaye, and other soul, reggae, rock, old country, and a host of originals.   The Henderson Project

Please continue to check this space for current & future events!