Coohills restaurant in LoDo is celebrating its fifth anniversary on Saturday, November 12, with a dinner and wine pairing featuring Cline Cellars Winery and winemaker Charlie Tsegeletos.

The evening will kick off with a reception starting at 6:30 p.m. with Cline’s 2015 Viognier and will include appetizers of blue crab cake with Dijon mustard and vermouth, hot-smoked salmon on house-baked rye crackers and the restaurant’s signature gougeres.

Chef Tom Coohill will then offer a specially created menu chosen specifically to pair with five Cline Cellars wines, beginning at 7 p.m. Courses include such French-influenced delicacies as loup de mer “en croute” with Champagne tarragon nage; McDonald Farms porchetta over chestnut risotto; and a finale flourless cake made with Valrhona Manjari, sided roasted pear ice cream and drizzled with salted caramel.

DENVER, CO. - JANUARY 29: Diane Coohill , center left, and her husband Chef Tom Coohill, white jacket, at their restaurant Coohills in downtown Denver on Tuesday, January 29, 2013. Tom was laughing with customer Patrick Sullivan, top right, before a dinner. Food story on couples who live and run a restaurant together. (Photo By Cyrus McCrimmon / The Denver Post)

Cline Cellers was founded in 1982 by Fred Cline — an heir to the Jacuzzi fortune and one of the original “Rhone Rangers” — who has made the winery a premiere source of French Rhone-style wines, as well as Zinfandels. Wine pairings from Cline Cellars, located in the Carneros wine appellation of Sonoma County, California, during the anniversary dinner will include the 2014 Estate-Bottled Pinot Noir, the 2014 Ancient Vines Mourvedre and another Contra Costa selection, the 2013 Big Break Zinfandel.

Cost of the anniversary dinner is $85 per person plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required. Space is limited, please reach out to the restaurant for reservations at (303) 623 – 5700.