Sunday, January 30, 2011

Wine dinners

Micky's Bistro hosts a Chilean wine dinner, featuring Terra Andina, Jan. 30 for $30 per person, $50 per couple. Among the fare are grilled Norwegian salmon over yucca slaw with 2009 Terra Andina Leyda Valley Pinot Noir Reserva, and a cast-iron-fried, panko-crusted petite filet medallions with a caramelized onion Carmenere reduction, with 2009 Terra Andina Central Valley Carmenere. 15906 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville; 704-992-1781.

Zink offers a Robert Foley winemaker's dinner Feb. 2 for $75 per person. Courses range from yellowtail crudo with olive oil sorbet, with 2008 Pinot Blanc, to rosemary-crusted venison strip loin with 2008 The Griffin (a red blend). 4310 Sharon Road; 704-909-5500.