Archive for June, 2009

Northern & Southern Italy @ 3Cups

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

The series of wine tasting classes with Master of Wine, Sheri Sauter-Morano, at 3Cups in Chapel Hill continues with two more classes this July on Northern and Southern Italy. Both classes are $20 in advance or $25 at the class. Call (919) 968-8993 to get your tickets. Class #7: Northern Italy on July 9 at […]

Wine and Goat Cheese tasting @ Great Grapes

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

Great Grapes in Cary is pouring a Sancerre from Jolivet and their favorite Russian River Sauvignons from Halleck tonight, Thursday, June 26 at the weekly free tasting from 4-7pm. Some Goat Lady Dairy goat cheese will also be available for tasting and you can get a free 1/4 lb with a purchase of a Sauvignon […]

90+ point Wines Under $20 @ Brandywine Cellars

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

Brandy will be pouring four 90+ point wines available for under $20 at a free tasting tonight, Thursday, June 25. Guigal Cotes du Rhone Blanc – 90+ pts. Wine Advocate Pannaroz – 90 pts. Wine Spectator Bleasdale Mulberry Tree Cabernet Sauvignon – 91pts. Wine Advocate R.L. Buller Muscat – 97pts. Wine Advocate

Tomato Festival Wine Dinner @ ACME Restaurant

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

ACME Restaurant in Carrboro and the Chapel Hill Wine Company are hosting a Tomato Festival Wine Dinner on Thursday, July 9th at 6:30pm for $65 a person plus tax and tip. Call (919) 968-1884 to reserve your spot. This dinner will feature celebrated Italian winemaker Franco Massolino from the Massolino house in Serralunga d’Alba of […]

White Wines From Spain @ Angus Barn

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Angus Barn‘s certified sommelier, Henk Schuitemaker, will host an anniversary wine tasting featuring “White Wines From Spain” to honor their 49 years in business on Sunday, June 28th at 6:30pm. The cost is $49 (all inclusive). Call (919) 787-3505 ext. 268 for more information and reservations.

Pacific Northwest Dinner @ Blu Seafood & Bar

Saturday, June 20th, 2009

Blu Seafood and Bar and Hope Valley Bottle Shop are teaming up for a Pacific Northwest-inspired theme dinner on Wednesday, July 15th at 7pm. Chef Tim Lyons is creating a menu based on foods of the northwest that will be paired with some great Washington and Oregon wines. The cost is $45 per person plus […]

Best Dish in NC @ Il Palio

Friday, June 19th, 2009

Yesterday we mentioned Four Square Restaurant’s entry for the Best Dish in North Carolina contest and today it’s Il Palio’s turn. Il Palio will be featuring their tasting menu entry from June 14-July 17. The cost is $60 per person with four wine pairings (and one beer) adding an additional $30. The Menu: salad summer […]

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