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Wine Dinner @ Piedmont

vino wrote this on September 29, 2008

Piedmont in downtown Durham is hosting a wine dinner on Thursday, October 2 featuring Trey Stephenson of Rosenthal Wines and Mike Tiano of Haw River Wine Man starting at 6:30pm for $70 a person. The menu will consist of French inspired dishes utilizing local products. Call (919) 683.1213 to reserve a spot.

We’ve eaten here a few times and I’ve found both the food and service to be good (not great, but good). It’s also home to the best ginger martini ever.

The Wine Dinner Menu:

first
chicken & pistachio galantine & rabbit terrine with dijon & pickled vegetables
carolina moon & sandy creek with scuppernong jam & candied pecans
Jean-Claude Thevenet Mâcon, Blanc de Blancs NV

second
final heirloom tomato & arugula salad with toasted brioche, poached egg & bacon vinaigrette
Chateau Soucherie, Anjou Rosé 2007

third
nc shrimp consommé with quenelles & brunoise vegetables
Charles Schleret, Muscat d’Alsace 2002

fourth
larded & roasted grassfed ribeye with local baby vegetables & red wine jus
Yves Cuilleron, Syrah 2007

fifth
figs preserved in red wine with vanilla ice cream & almond madeleines
Domaine de Fenouillet, Muscat Beaumes de Venise 2006

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