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2 wine dinners @ Zely & Ritz

vino wrote this on May 14, 2010

Zely & Ritz in Raleigh will be hosting two five-course wine dinners amid Triangle Restaurant Week on Wednesday, May 19th and Thursday, May 20th, both at 7pm. Details (and menus!) below. Call 828-0018 to make a reservation.

May 19 – Odisea Wine Company with Winemaker Adam Webb
($49/person; $75/person with wine)

The Menu

Tropical Fruit Salad with Citrus Sauce and In the Red Goat Cheese
Odisea Dream Albarino, Sueno Vineyard, Lodi, CA ‘09

Shrimp and Clam Soup with Coconut Milk finished with Candied Ginger and Toasted Almonds
Odisea Wine Company Grenache Blanc, Clements Hill, Lodi, CA ‘08

Pomegranate Molasses Glazed and then Slow Roasted Pork Loin with Dried Cherries ?and Black Raspberry Sauce with Sweet Potato Gratin
Odisea Wine Company Two Rows Grenache, Clements Hills, Lodi, CA ‘08

Slow Roasted Ribeye of Beef with Black Pepper and Star Anise Rub with Creamy Risotto and Mulberry Sauce
Odisea Wine Company Unusual Suspects, CA ‘08

Assorted Cookies?, Larry’s Beans Coffee and Teatulia Teas

May 20 – Bethel Heights Winery
($49/person; $89/person with wine)

The Menu

Steamed Mussels with Honeysuckle and Lemon Balm Sauce
Bethel Heights Estate Grown Pinot Blanc, Eola-Amity Hills, Willamette Valley, OR ‘08

Chapel Hill Creamery Carolina Moon and Pear Grilled Cheese Sandwich on Brioche with Arugula and Almond Salad with Caramelized Lemon Vinaigrette
Bethel Heights Estate Grown Chardonnay, Eola-Amity Hills, Willamette Valley, OR ‘07

Crispy Cured and Smoked Coon Rock Farm Ham with Date and Red Wine Reduction Sauce with Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Bethel Heights Eola-Amity Hills Cuvee Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, OR ‘07

Grilled and Slow Roasted Ribeye of Beef with Dried Cherry Risotto and Mixed Berry Sauce
Bethel Heights Casteel Reserve Estate Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, OR ‘07

Assorted Cookies?, Larry’s Beans Coffees and Teatulia Tea

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