Archive for April, 2009

African Wine Dinner @ Zely & Ritz

Monday, April 20th, 2009

Zely & Ritz is hosting a four-course African Wine Dinner this Wednesday, April 22 at 7pm to benefit Dare to Share, a non-profit organization devoted to providing educational, social, physical, and economic opportunities to children and families in Zimbabwe. The price is $55 per person (tax & gratuities not included) and 10% of all proceeds […]

Jujube Recession Dinner Review (14-Apr-09)

Saturday, April 18th, 2009

Charlie Deal, the owner and head chef of Jujube restaurant in Chapel Hill, has for some time now hosted  a series of economically priced “recession dinners” at Jujube. For $40, a patron gets 5 – 6 special courses not found on his usual menu, paired with a half glass of an alcoholic beverage. Many times […]

Crustacean Wine Dinner @ Blu Seafood and Bar

Friday, April 17th, 2009

Blu Seafood and Bar in Durham is hosting a crustacean-themed wine dinner on Wednesday, May 20 at 7pm. The dinner will feature four courses of crustacean-heavy food, fun, and fine wines for $45. Reservations are required by calling (919) 286-9777.

SugarPunk Chocolate and Wine Tasting @ Hope Valley Bottle Shop

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

SugarPunk Chocolates and Hope Valley Bottle Shop are kicking off their new partnership on Friday, April 17 with a free chocolate and wine tasting from 5:30-8pm. Yum! Tracey Callison of SugarPunk will have samples of her Pomegranate Truffles, Chai Truffles (dark chocolate surrounding a milk chocolate/chai center), and classic Dark Chocolate Truffles. Chocolates will be […]

No wine review this week…

Saturday, April 11th, 2009

Getting ready for the Great Grapes event in Cary on the 18th, but I will be posting a review of the Jujube recession dinner on the 14th! Here is the menu: Shrimp Toast with shaved radish salad -Broadbent Vinho Verde NV, Portugal “Chicken and waffles” -Villa Wolf Rose of Pinot Noir 2007, Germany Pork Confit […]

Austrian Wine Seminar @ Wine Authorities

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Wine Authorities is hosting a special Austrian wine tasting and seminar on Thursday, April 30 at 7:33pm. Klaus Wittauer of KW Selections will help out Seth and Craig by providing the history and wine region information. You’ll taste between 8-10 wines and sample an authentic Austrian dish. Admission is $20 per person and all the […]

Loire Valley Tasting @ 3Cups

Saturday, April 4th, 2009

We had a lovely time at the first in a series of wine tasting classes with Master of Wine, Sheri Sauter-Morano, on Thursday night at 3Cups in Chapel Hill. Jay Murrie (formerly at Southern Season) was also on hand to pour the wine and share some insight. We wrote about the experience on our other […]

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