Archive for May, 2011

Sparkling Wine Dinner @ Guglhupf (5/25)

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Guglhupf is hosting a 5-course Sparkling wine dinner on Wednesday, May 25th at 7pm for $55 pp (plus tax & gratuity). Ken Rosati of locally-owned Centerba Selections is the guest speaker and seating is limited. Reserve on-line, or call them at 401-2600. The Menu GrussausderKüche – beau soleil oysters on the half shell with sauce […]

Raleigh Wine Shop Grand Opening on Saturday, May 21st from 11-7

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

The Raleigh Wine Shop will be having a grand opening celebration from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. this Saturday, May 21. The wine shop is opening at 126 Glenwood Ave., across from 518 West. The owners are Seth Hoffman, a manager at Seaboard Wine for seven years and Jeff Bramwell, a manager there for two years. They […]

Palmaz Vineyards Tasting @ Vinos Finos y Picadas (tonight!)

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

Vinos Finos y Picadas in Raleigh (La Fayette Village, Falls of Neuse and Honeycutt Road) will be hosting Shawn Lutwak, Director of Sales for Palmaz Vineyards tonight, Tuesday, May 17 from 5:30-7pm. As always, the Tuesday night tastings are free. The Wines 2009 Palmaz Vineyards ‘Amalia’ Chardonnay, Napa Valley 2007 Cedar Knoll Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa […]

Wine Dinner @ Saffron (6/1)

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Saffron in Chapel Hill and Hope Valley Bottle Shop are teaming up for their first wine dinner on Wednesday, June 1 at 7pm. The cost is $45 per person (plus tax and tip), please call Saffron of Chapel Hill for reservations at (919) 240-7490. From the HVBS e-newsletter: Our first dinner with Saffron of Chapel […]

Wine Tasting Dinner @ San Carlo (5/18)

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

San Carlo Italian Bistro is hosting a Robert Mondavi wine dinner on Wednesday, May 18th at 6:30pm. Cost is $50/per person +tax+tip. If you have any questions call them at (919) 676-3262. The Menu Risotto Cake stuffed with fresh mozzarella & basilico topped with mustard cream sauce Sauvignon Blanc Stuffed Portobella Mushroom with baby spinach, […]

Italian Recession Wine Dinner @ Jujube (5/19)

Friday, May 6th, 2011

Jujube is hosting another of their popular recession wine dinners on Thursday, May 19th at 7pm with an Italian theme.  Call 919.960.0555 for reservations. These dinners feature wonderful food and wine pairings with an emphasis on value, an affordable $40pp, excluding tax and tip. The Menu Tallegio cheese with mango, carrot, and mint salad MandraRossa […]

Laurent Miquel Wine Dinner @ Blu Seafood and Bar (5/18)

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Blu Seafood and Bar is hosting a four-course wine dinner with special guest Thomas Meunier for their May wine dinner on Wednesday, May 18th at 7pm. Thomas is the man behind Authentique Vin, an importer of small estate French wines. This dinner will feature the wines of Laurent Miquel Pere et Fils. Laurent Miquel, a […]