Archive for August, 2009

Corks for Kids 2009!

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

The annual Corks for Kids event, sponsored by the Chapel Hill Wine Company, will be held at the Friday Center on Saturday, September 12 starting at 7pm. Featuring over 65 wines from Australian and New Zealand winemakers, tickets are $65 per person and $45 of that is tax-deductible. Please visit the website to find out […]

Raffaldini Wine Dinner @ Four Square (8/20)

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

Four Square Restaurant is hosting a wine dinner featuring wines from Raffaldini Vineyards, an Italian winemaker in western North Carolina, on Thursday, August 20 starting at 7pm. The meal costs $60 per person, excluding tip. To make a reservation, call (919) 401-9877. The five-course meal starts with North Carolina oysters served with a glass of […]

complimentary champagne @ Provence

Saturday, August 15th, 2009

Provence in Carborro is offering a complimentary glass of champagne with dinner to patrons presenting a Julie & Julia ticket stub. See the movie then enjoy some lovely French cooking that you don’t have to prepare. :)

Food and Wine Tasting @ Humble Pie

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday, Humble Pie in Raleigh hosts a food and wine tasting featuring head chef Raymond Cordova and Mark Morrow, of Dionysus Wines. For $30 you get a three course meal paired with five wines or you have the option of just trying the wines for $10. The next one is Tuesday, […]

Hope Valley Bottle Shop 1st Anniversary! (8/25)

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

Hope Valley Bottle Shop is planning a special tasting to celebrate their first anniversary on Tuesday, August 25 from 5-8pm. From the eNewsletter: It is hard to believe that it is already a full year ago that we opened the store, but we are almost there. Meeting so many wonderful people, making not just new […]

Blind Wine Tasting Game @ Wine Styles

Monday, August 10th, 2009

WineStyles in Brier Creek hosts a Blind Wine Tasting Game every 2nd and 4th Tuesday from 5-7pm. They provide the wines and descriptions and you provide the guesswork to match the wines with descriptions. Points will be awarded for each correct matching and accumulated for each game every week. Top Tasters will be named to […]

new winery opening in Durham (9/5)

Saturday, August 8th, 2009

Vineyards at SouthPoint of Chatham County will open on September 5 with a newly remodeled wine tasting room, deck overlooking a pond, and a large picnic area among the vines. Guy Loeffler, the vintner and general manager, has been making award winning wines for several years at Horizon Cellars. This new venture will focus on […]

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