Archive for September, 2008

free weekly tasting @ Prime Only Steakhouse in Raleigh

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

Upon browsing through websites of the many restaurants in Raleigh a few weeks ago, I stumbled upon Prime Only Steakhouse @ Powerhouse Square in Raleigh. While their Flash website leaves navigation to be desired, I spotted a ticker notice about a free wine tasting on Wednesday nights. When I called to inquire, the young man […]

Triangle Uncorked! this Saturday from 2-6pm

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

While I like the idea of a big selection at wine tastings… 500 wines? Even with Eric trying the whites and me the reds, we wouldn’t be able to stand up at the end of this! Bring a designated driver, folks. From the Triangle Uncorked! website: Each participant is provided a souvenir tasting glass. Stroll […]

Loire Valley Wine Dinner @ Panzanella

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

October Wine Dinner: Loire Valley at Panzanella on Monday, October 13th from 7-9:30 pm. The cost of this event is $45 per person. Pay in advance and pick up a ticket for this event at either Panzanella or at the customer service desk at Weaver Street Market in Carrboro.

wine seminars @ The Belted Goat

Friday, September 19th, 2008

The Belted Goat, located in Fearrington Village in Pittsboro is hosting two wine seminars this fall with Fearrington House Wine Director Maximilian Kast. Sunday, October 19th: Zinfandel, Petite Sirah and Carignan Tasting Sunday, November 23rd: Wines of Sicily Tasting All seminars begin at 4pm and are $25 per person, with hors d’oeuvres provided by The […]

special blow-out sale and tasting @ BrandyWine Cellars

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

BrandyWine Cellars in Durham is offering a free high-end wine tasting from 6-8pm on Friday, September 26. Rich Haynes, from Dionysus, will be on hand for this pre-sell event with special pricing for one night only. 2006 Halleck “Little Sister” Sauvignon Blanc (Russian River); Regular Retail: $31.00 Wine Enthusiast, 91pts 2006 Robert Stemmler Estate Chardonnay […]

Southern Season’s September wine case for $99.99

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Wine #1, 2006 Four Vines Old Vine Zinfandel ($13.99) Wine #2, 2007 Valle Escondido Malbec ($8.99) Wine #3, 2007 Valle Escondido Chardonnay ($8.99) Wine #4, NV Broadbent Vinho Verde ($8.99) Wine #5, 2007 Uvaggio Vermentino ($13.99) Wine #6, 2007 Alvarez y Diaz Mantel Blanco Sauvignon Blanc ($13.99) Wine #7, 2003 Badissa Salice Salentino Riserva ($8.99) […]

Costieres de Nimes wine tasting @ BrandyWine Cellars

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

BrandyWine Cellars in Durham is hosting a French wine tasting class from 6-8pm on Tuesday, September 23. $10 includes wine, nibbles, handouts and lecture. Frederick Corriher (mid-Atlantic regional manager for Robert Kacher Selections) will present wines from his favorite wine-producing region, the Costieres de Nimes region of France. The class will begin with a sipping […]

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