Prime Hosts LENZ Wine Dinner to Unveil FREE Art Label

July 12, 2017 | Press

Please join us at Prime: An American Kitchen & Bar ( on Wednesday, July 26th at 6:00PM for an exclusive wine dinner event with Long Island’s own LENZ Winery.


Following a champagne reception at 6:30PM, LENZ will unveil the art wine label featured on the 2016 Rosé. The art wine label is a collaboration between Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE) and The LENZ Winery. Desiree, a special needs artist supported by FREE, has her painting HURRICANE from the esteemed collection entitled Ascension 2017, featured on this year’s label.


FREE or Family Residences and Essential Enterprises (, is a non-profit agency that works with children and adults with different disabilities. The art for the wine label was created by the artist in FREE’s Fine Art and Art Therapy Programs.  Each year one of the student’s artwork is chosen to be on a label of wine that LENZ produces. This wine will be featured on the evening’s wine dinner menu and is available for purchase. Proceeds go back to the artist.


Please call the restaurant to reserve your seat, as seating is limited. Prime will be serving this $95 four-course price fixed menu (plus tax and gratuity):


Champagne Reception

Amuse Bouche
Wine Pairing: Sparkling Lenz Cuvee, North Fork 2012

Sit-Down Dinner

First Course:
Homemade Potato Gnocchi
Parmesan, Fresh Summer Truffles
Wine Pairing: Sauvignon Blanc, Lenz, North Fork 2015

Second Course:
Line-Caught Wild Striped Bass
Crushed Potatoes, Malbec Reduction
Wine Pairing: Malbec, Estate Selection, Lenz, North Fork 2013

Third Course:
21 Day Dry Aged Black Angus NY Strip
Fingerling Potato Puree, Wild Mushroom Ragout, Bordelaise
Wine Pairing: Merlot Estate Selection, Lenz, North Fork 2013

Fourth Course:
Chef’s Selection Local Cheeses
Wine Pairing: FREE Art Labeled Rose, Lenz, North Fork 2016


ABOUT PRIME: AN AMERICAN KITCHEN AND BAR (117 New York Avenue, Huntington, NY, 631.385.1515

Opened in 2006, Prime is among one of the finest restaurants not just on Long Island, or in New York, but in the world. Honored with an International Star Diamond Award from The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences, it also represented Long Island in an I Love New York luncheon at Manhattan’s James Beard House. The latest trends in cuisine and design come together at Prime to present the most insatiable and fashionable of diners with a first choice dining destination whatever their mood.  Under one roof, diverse menus combine classic favorites with modern twists to be savored in surroundings of equally balanced contrasts with a striking décor. A la carte selections include primers, raw bar favorites, mizu sushi, steaks and chops, surf and turf, and, hand-made desserts. Dine in the elegant dining room or private Vine Rooms, at the bar, in the Lodge or outside on the Porch, the Fantail Deck, dockside, at the Cabana Bar or on one’s boat with Prime Picnic Basket service. The Prime experience is underscored by excellent service and topped off by a spectacular view of Huntington Harbor. Prime is part of The Bohlsen Restaurant Group ( which also includes a Prime in Stamford, Connecticut; Harbor Club at Prime in Huntington; Monsoon Steak & Sushi in Babylon Village; Tellers Chophouse, Verace and Pizza Parm in Islip; H2O Seafood & Sushi in East Islip and Smithtown.


ABOUT The LENZ Winery:

Founded in 1978, The LENZ Winery has some of the most mature vines in the region and given the extensive replanting of California vineyards to avoid further damage from the phylloxera louse, in the country as well.  All LENZ wines are estate bottled, meaning they are made from grapes grown entirely in the LENZ vineyards.  We strive to create wines that will be among the very best of its type, made anywhere in the world.  The LENZ Tasting Room is open daily from 10am – 6pm.  For more information, please call 631-734-6010.


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