Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Wine dinners: Frank and Barolo vs. Brunello

D'Vine Wine Cafe does a Frank Family wine dinner Sept. 27, with Danny Sanford of Fine Wine Trading as guest. Courses include seared quail with creamy polenta and peach-jalapeno jam, wtih 2010 Napa Chardonnay; and buffalo meatloaf with seared sweetbreads and side-by-side Cabernets: 2010 Napa and 2008 Rutherford Reserve.
$79.99; 14815 John J. Delaney Drive; 704-369-5050.

Zebra creates the Barolo vs. Brunello challenge Oct. 18 with a five-wine, five-course dinner for $85. Among the selections: plank-roasted salmon with 2007 Giacomo Grimaldi Barolo "Le Coste," and venison loin with mustard and preserved figs with 2006 Donatella Cinelli Colombini Brunello di Montalcino "Prime Donna." 4521 Sharon Road; 704-442-9525.


The Squishy Monster said...

I've been dying to try Zebra for the longest and am aiming to coincide it with something special ASAP! =D