Archive for May, 2009

Australian Wine Dinner @ Skylines Cafe

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

Skylines Café in Clayton is hosting a five course wine dinner with Mark Horney of Turner Wine Imports (featuring Linda Domas Wines) on Sunday, June 7th starting at 6:15pm. Cost is $60 per person (not including tax and gratuity). Call (919) 550-7619 for reservations or more information. They will be accepting reservations until Wednesday, June […]

Fancy Chablis & Clams @ Jujube

Monday, May 18th, 2009

Jujube in Chapel Hill is hosting a “Fancy Chablis and Things That Go With Them” Wine Dinner on Tuesday, May 19th at 7pm. The cost is $65 per person plus tax and gratuity. Contact the restaurant at (919) 960-0555 to save yourself a seat. From Chef Charlie Deal: I’ve been offered some amazing Chablis, mostly […]

Southern Rhone Review: Gigondas vs Vacqueyras

Sunday, May 17th, 2009

This review is a heads-up evaluation of two wines, both from the same producer, the same vintage, and from the southern Rhone, with one wine from the Gigondas AOC and the other from the neighboring Vacqueyras AOC. Gigondas has been an official French AOC since 1971 while its “little brother” Vacqueyras did not receive such […]

Paddle Dinner @ Benjamin Vineyards and Winery

Sunday, May 17th, 2009

Benjamin Vineyards and Winery is offering a “paddle dinner” on Saturday, May 23. Start with a guided canoe or kayak tour along the Haw River before enjoying dinner overlooking the sprawling vineyard grounds. The cost is $75 per person; make reservations with the Haw River Canoe and Kayak Company at (336) 260-6465.

Some Young Punks Wine Dinner @ Poole’s Diner

Saturday, May 16th, 2009

Poole’s Diner in Raleigh is hosting a special four-course wine dinner featuring the wines of Some Young Punks tomorrow night, Sunday, May 17 at 6:30pm. Special guest for the evening will be Dr. Colin McBride, winemaker and “Head Punk.” Cost is $79 per person (plus tax and gratuity). Call (919) 832-4477 and ask to speak […]

Roessler Cellars Pinot Noir tasting @ Hope Valley Bottle Shop

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

Hope Valley Bottle Shop is hosting Roger Roessler of Roessler Cellars for a free tasting of his California Pinot Noirs on Tuesday, June 9 from 5-7pm.

Spanish Wine and Tapas @ Revolution

Monday, May 11th, 2009

Chapel Hill Wine Company is partnering with Revolution in downtown Durham for a night of Spanish tapas and wine on Monday, May 18 at 6:30pm. Andre Tamers of De Maison Selections will be hosting the event and he’ll be pouring Sherries, white wine from Rueda, red wine from Rioja, and, for the first time in […]

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