Archive for March, 2009

Beef and Bordeaux Wine Dinner @ Zely & Ritz

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Zely & Ritz is hosting a five-course Beef and Bordeaux Wine Dinner on Tuesday, April 7th at 7pm. The price is $79 (not including tax and tip), call (919) 828-0018 for reservations. Wine selections will be announced next week, meanwhile, here’s the menu… 1st Course: Grilled Flank Steak over Arugula Salad and Pickled Scallions 2nd […]

Wine Series with Sheri Sauter-Morano MW @ 3Cups

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

3CUPS in Chapel Hill is kicking off a new wine series with Master of Wine, Sheri Sauter-Morano this Thursday, April 2 at 7pm. Each class is $20 in advance, or $25 at the door. For reservations or more information about 3CUPS’ Continuing Wine Education Program, contact 919-968-8993. The Master of Wine designation is impressive, only […]

“Green” Eco Dinner @ Blu Seafood and Bar

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Blu Seafood and Bar is hosting a “Green” Eco Dinner featuring four courses of sustainable, eco-friendly food and biodynamic fine wines on Wednesday, April 15th at 7pm for $45 per person. Reservations are required, call (919) 286-9777 for availability.

Wine Review: 2004 Page Cellars Proprietary Red

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

Napa Valley California 55% Cabernet Franc, 35% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Malbec $59 @ Hope Valley Bottle Shop I first tasted the 2004 Page Cellars Proprietary Red at a Hope Valley Bottle Shop tasting hosted by Drew and Thomas and as an added bonus you could meet and talk to the General Manager of […]

Wine Authorities: caught on tape!

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

One of our favorite wine shops in the area now has a slick promotional video… Wine Authorities from Jessica Fuller on Vimeo. See the HD version here.

Portugal: The Undiscovered Iberia @ Wine Authorities

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Wine Authorities is offering a two hour class on Portugal: The Undiscovered Iberia on Thursday April 2nd starting promptly at 7:33pm. The $48 price includes a video presentation and wine tasting. Please call the store at (919) 489-2884 to make your reservation. From the newsletter: Portugal is primed and ready to launch onto the world’s […]

Page Cellars Tasting @ Hope Valley Bottle Shop

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

Hope Valley Bottle Shop is having a free wine tasting tonight, Wednesday, March 25 from 5-7pm of two wines from Page Cellars in Napa Valley along with other discounts on the wines for the evening.

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