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Tasting Notes: August Briggs & Romililly Wine Dinner @The Foundry

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The motto of Russian River Valley winemakers and brothers Jesse and Aaron Inman of Romililly is "Live. Laugh. Love." which is precisely what an evening of smart pairings of their wine, along with the wines of their uncle Joe Briggs of August Briggs Wines, is all about. On a recent trip to Los Angeles, the winemakers held a dinner at The Foundry on Melrose, to introduce diners and oenophiles to their small-batch selections as served alongside Chef Eric Greenspan's food.

Of the five-course hosted meal, the last four courses were the strongest, showcasing four beautiful red wines with progressively more successful dishes from Greenspan. Here's a look at each of the four reds we sampled: