Archive for October, 2008

Thanksgiving Wine Dinner @ Glass Half Full

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Glasshalfull in Carrboro is hosting a Thanksgiving-inspired wine dinner with Executive Chef Ricky Moore on Tuesday, November 11 for $65 per person (plus tax and gratuity). 10% of proceeds will go to RSVVP to help feed the hungry in the Triangle. Please call (919) 967-9784 for reservations. Executive Chef Ricky Moore will prepare a special […]

Michael and David wine tasting @ BrandyWine Cellars

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

BrandyWine Cellars in Durham is hosting a free Michael and David wine tasting on Thursday, October 30 from 6-8pm. Wines open and ready to pour are: Petit Petite, 6th Sense Syrah, Incognito Red, Incognito Viognier and Windmill Cabernet Sauvignon. Plus, Layer Cake Primitivo (not Michael and David but supposedly very nice).

Wine Dinner @ Posta Tuscan Grille

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

Posta Tuscan Grille (@ the new Marriott City Center on Fayetteville Street), is hosting its first wine dinner tonight, Wednesday, October 29 at 7pm. Ferdinando Frescobaldi is hosting the dinner, which will begin with passed hors d’oeuvres, followed by four courses paired with Italian wines. Cost of the dinner is $120 per person, plus tax. […]

Spanish Tapas and Wine Tasting @ Chapel Hill Wine Company

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

Chapel Hill Wine Company is throwing a (free!) special Spanish tapas and wine tasting on Saturday, November 8th from 1-5pm. The Food Fairy and Kitchen A-Go-Go will provide samples of Spanish tapas from their kitchens, paired with Spanish wines selected by the Chapel Hill Wine Company. The Spanish Tapas menu for the tasting will include […]

Children’s Flight of Hope event @ RDU General Aviation Terminal

Monday, October 27th, 2008

Children’s Flight of Hope‘s 5th Annual “A Vintage Affair,” will take place on Thursday, November 13, 2008 at the RDU General Aviation Terminal from 7-9:30pm. Tickets are $50 each and include a Children’s Flight of Hope wine glass. For tickets, call (919) 466-8593. A description of the event from the Children’s Flight of Hope website: […]

Wine Dinner @ Spice Street

Sunday, October 26th, 2008

Spice Street Restaurant in Chapel Hill and Tim Turner, Proprietor of Turner & Cole Wines, are hosting a wine dinner on November 5th, 2008 at 7pm with Siamak Yazdanfar, Sommelier of Spice Street. The cost is $75 a person (not including tax and tip) and seating for this dinner will be limited to 40 guests. […]

French Wine Pouring @ Wine Authorities

Saturday, October 25th, 2008

Four winemakers from Bordeaux and the Loire Valley will be at Wine Authorities in Durham on Thursday, November 6th from 7:33-9:33pm for an evening of French food, face-to-face wine tasting with the winegrowers, and micro-classes about each estate and region. The tasting fee is $25 which can be applied toward your purchase of twelve or […]

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