Archive for November, 2008

Holiday Blind Wine Tasting @ Carolina Inn

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

The third annual Holiday Blind Wine Tasting at the Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill is on Saturday, December 6. Tickets cost $100 for heavy appetizers, wine, beer, dancing and a silent auction. The event raises money for the Foundation Fighting Blindness, which funds research for the prevention, treatment and cure of retinal degenerative diseases. Call […]

your favorite Thanksgiving wines

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

Folks are getting ready to hit the road and skies to visit family next week and there hasn’t been much to report on for the last few days. Wine aficionados know that it’s time for the annual Georges Duboeuf release of this year’s Beaujolais Nouveau. I’ve never been a huge fan, although I can certainly […]

Internet Wine Tasting Party

Monday, November 17th, 2008

In a new twist on wine tasting, Wine Authorities will be hosting a live Internet wine tasting party on Thursday, December 4 starting at 7:18pm. To participate: Go to WA and buy the three wines for the live tasting before December 4 Find a computer with high speed internet connection Set up two or three […]

J. Lohr Vineyards Wine Dinner @ Solas

Saturday, November 15th, 2008

Solas in Raleigh is hosting a wine dinner with Davis Hyde from J. Lohr Vineyards on Monday, November 17 at 7pm. Cost is $65 per person plus tax and tip. Executive Chef Clifton Vogelsberg will serve a five course dinner accompanied by wine from J. Lohr Vineyards. For reservations call (919) 755-0755 or send an […]

Holiday Fashion Show and Wine Tasting @ Solas

Friday, November 14th, 2008

Solas in Raleigh is hosting a holiday fashion show and wine tasting to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society on Sunday, November 16 at 7pm. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 the night of the event and are available at sponsor locations. Call Solas at (919) 755-0755 for more information.

Wine Dinner @ Skylines Café

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Skylines Café in Clayton is hosting a wine dinner on Sunday, November 23 at 6pm with Mark Horney of Turner Wine Imports and winemaker Joe Otos of Willowbrook Cellars and Owl Ridge Wine. Cost is $60 per person (not including tax and gratuity). Call (919) 550-7619 for reservations or more information. The Menu: First Course […]

Fall Wine Dinner @ XIOS

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

XIOS and Apex Beverage Company are hosting a Fall Wine Dinner on Sunday, November 23 at 5:30pm. The cost is $55 a person (plus tax and tip) and reservations need to be made by calling (919) 363-5288. The Menu: Welcome Homemade pita bread chips with a variety of homemade greek spreads, including hummus, tirokafteri and […]

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