Archive for November, 2008

Bordeaux Wine Dinner @ Weathervane

Monday, November 10th, 2008

Weathervane @ University Mall in Chapel Hill is hosting a Bordeaux Wine Dinner on Wednesday, November 12, starting at 7pm. Enjoy wines paired with food from Weathervane Executive Chef, Patrick Cowden. Tickets are $80 per person (does not include tax and gratuity). Call ahead for reservations: (919) 929-9466.

Wine Dinner @ Zely & Ritz

Monday, November 10th, 2008

Zely & Ritz in Raleigh is putting together a wine dinner on Wednesday, November 19th at 7pm featuring Spanish and Portuguese wines from Maison, Marques & Domains. Roland Hermann, from MMD distributors, will be there to talk about the wines. Call (919) 828-0018 to reserve a spot. Cost is $75 per person. The Menu: Starter-Reception […]

German Wine Dinner @ Blu Seafood and Bar

Sunday, November 9th, 2008

Blu Seafood and Bar in Durham is hosting a wine dinner featuring German wines with guest speaker Mike Smith from The Country Vintner on Wednesday, November 12 at 7pm for $45 a person. Tasting items will include Duck Confit with German Potato Salad, Beet and Quark Salad, Pork Schnitzel with Sauerkraut and Carraway Brown Butter […]

Wine Dinner @ NANA’s

Friday, November 7th, 2008

NANA’s in Durham is hosting a wine dinner with Edward Sellars and his Rhone-style wines from Paso Robles, California on Tuesday, November 11 at 7pm for $100 per person. Chef Howell says that just a couple seats still remain, so if you are interested please call the restaurant at (919) 493-8545. The Menu: Reception Gravlax […]

2nd Recession Wine Dinner @ Jujube

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Jujube in Chapel Hill is hosting a a five-course dinner focused on affordable yet tasty foods and wines on Thursday, November 20 for $40 per person. All the wines are available for under $10 retail. Reservations should be made by calling Jujube at 960-0555. The Menu: Beet and rice “fries” with grated locatelli cheese and […]

free sake tasting @ Hope Valley Bottle Shop

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Hope Valley Bottle Shop in Durham will be pouring premium sakes for their free weekly wine tasting this Saturday, November 8 from 4:30-7pm. From their eNewsletter: Premium Sakes are made in small batches, with near obsessive devotion by skilled artisans. It is served chilled, and has great elegance and finesse. The best are incredibly food […]

recession busting bargains @ Apex Beverage Company

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Apex Beverage Company will be pouring some good value wines this weekend at their tasting bar. They have six wines for free and a reserve tasting of five California Wines for $5. Free tasting (sale prices listed) 2006 Lange Twins Sauvignon Blanc, $6.99 2007 Kilda Chardonnay, $6.99 2005 Kimball Chardonnay, $5.99 2004 Coltibuono Cancelli Toscana, […]

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