Thursday, February 28, 2013

3 wine dinners approach

Wine dinners on the horizon:

Mimosa Grill does "Tuscany in the South" March 9, with chef Jon Fortes talking about how the Italian region inspired him, and sommelier Mark Orsini of Country Vintner talks about Tuscany's most famous wine regions. $75; 704-343-0700.

e2 Emeril's Eatery offers a Thelema dinner March 16, with Thomas Webb speaking about the South African winery just north of Capetown and chef de cuisine Brian Mottola preparing four courses. $85; 704-414-4787.

And Customshop hosts a Chateau Musar dinner March 17. Cabernet, Syrah and Cinsault from this winery in Lebanon will be paired with fare from chef Trey Wilson, and guest Marc Hochar will talk about ancestors to Chardonnay and Semillon. $130 per couple; 704-333-3396.