Archive for August, 2008
We hit Wine Authorities right at noon for their weekly free wine tasting, mainly so we wouldn’t miss out on the second round of Locopops. (Our review at the bottom of this post.) The wines we tried… Vénus de Pinchinat, Vin de Pays Blanc 2007 (France), 100% Rolle (Vermentino grape), medium alcohol, a good food-pairing […]
Weathervane @ University Mall in Chapel Hill is hosting a Spanish Wine Dinner on Wednesday, September 10, starting at 7pm. Enjoy five Spanish wines appropriately paired with courses from Weathervane Executive Chef, Patrick Cowden. Juline Chevalier, Educational Curator from the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University will be in attendance to introduce and discuss […]
Visit Parker and Otis in downtown Durham every Thursday for $2.50 glasses of wine after work until close (7pm).
September Wine Dinner: Wines of Tuscany at Panzanella on Monday, September 8th from 7-9:30 pm. Mike Tiano of Haw River Wine Man will take diners on a wine tasting tour of Tuscany, spotlighting the Sangiovese grape, but also including white and rosé wines. Plenty of delicious food will be served from the Panzanella kitchen to […]
Kevin Callaghan, owner of Acme Food & Beverage in Carrboro is currently selling all draft beers and wines by the glass for the price of a gallon of gas (in Carrboro). As of yesterday (Monday) the price was $3.62. Callaghan plans to keep this up at least through the end of the year.
On Thursday, September 11th and Friday, September 12th, Durham and Chapel Hill restaurants will host winemaker dinners, where tables of 6-10 people will be seated with a winemaker from Australia or New Zealand for an intimate evening of dining and drinking. On Saturday evening, all fifteen winemakers will get together at the Friday Center in […]
We found two new wines we liked at the weekly free wine tasting at BrandyWine Cellars yesterday afternoon… Vinum Chenin Blanc from South Africa, we are always on the lookout for South African wines and this one did not disappoint. Grassy, minerally and tart. I also got the distributor’s card (hi Laura!) to see if […]« Previous Entries