Posts Tagged wine pairing

FORM Wine Dinner January 27th

Warren Helman of Victoire Imports will be a FORM for a Bordeaux Wine Dinner on the 27th.  Their wines are an exceptional value, and the menu for this even sounds outstanding.  If Duck Confit with Wine Poached Pears and Pork Tenderloin with Provence Prune sauce and Pumpkin Gnocchi with sage brown butter get your taste buds calling, you better reserve your spot fast!  $65 per person.  Call 912-236-7642 to make your reservation.

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Leoci’s Gastronomical trip to Italy

Everything emerging  from Roberto Leoci’s kitchen at Leoci’s Trattoria is superbly authentic, and this upcoming Wine Pairing Dinner promises to be marvelous! 

Date: May 25, 2011;  
Reception: 7:00pm, Dinner: 7:30pm;
Location: Leoci’s Trattoria;
(606 Abercorn St. Savannah Ga 31401);

Chef Roberto Leoci & Guest Chef Simone Concas
Reservations only, seating limited
call for reservations 912-335-7027

$95 per person including wine
(tax and gratuity not included)


Reception: Passed hors d’oeuvres, Mixer of small bites introducing Leoci’s Summer Menu Items;

Wine Pairing: Banfi “Centine” Bianco (Sauvignon Blanc/Chardonnay/Pinot Grigio);

Salad / Appetizer Course:
Carpaccio Coral: Thinly sliced and marinated tuna sashimi, salmon and grouper finished with mustard anchovies olive oil emulsion neatly arranged with a composed salad of micro greens, purple basil and radicchio

Wine Pairing: Castello Banfi San Angelo Pinot Grigio

Pasta Course

Culurgiones alla Campidanese: Hand made typical Sardinian Gnocchi tossed with a sauce composed of sautéed onions, Italian sausage, deglazed with red wine blended with a marinara sauce and topped with shaved parmesan-reggiano

Wine Pairing: Castello Banfi Rosso di Montalcino

Main Course / Piatto Forte

The King Veal Crown: A slowly roasted tender milk fed veal rack on top of a sun dried tomato and buffalo mozzarella potato cake on a pool of truffle demi-glace served with vegetable du jour;

Wine Pairing: Castello Banfi “BelnerO” Anniversary Super Tuscan

Dessert Course / Dolce

Frutti di Bosco alla Baker: Mini crostatta topped with a Marsala-mascarpone cream, fresh mint and berries with chocolate and fruit coulis extravaganza

Wine Pairing: Banfi “Rosa Regale”;

Options available upon request for dietary, lifestyle or eating habits

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Unique Wine Pairing Dinner at Broughton & Bull

Paolo Demarie, owner and wine maker and Adam Richard, owner of Uva Imports, present a lovely 5 course one-of-a-kind wine and food pairing dinner this monday, feb. 28, at 6:30pm at Broughton & Bull, named for the corner upon which it rests.  Total price per dinner is $65, plus tax and tip.  For more info or reservations, call 912-231-8888.

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Eos Wine Pairing Event

Eos’ wine pairing events are always excellent, but this one sounds especially unique. Vino Robles Sauvignon Blanc, Rose, Red Four, Signature, and Petite Sirah, with food created by Chef Wes.  Six courses: Eos crackers with assorted spreads;  Tuna Carpacio, Bluffton Oyster, Caviar, Horseradish, Chive;  Smoked Sturgeon, Fava Beans, Twice-baked Fingerling Potato;  Pork Belly, Mushrooms, Arugula, Sugarette;  Braised Streudel, Ramp Knot, Squash Frites, Hollandaise, Chopped Orchid;  Apple in Two Textures with Chocolate, Cheese and Cream Aux Caramel.  $60. Sunday, March 29, 6 to 8 pm.

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Wines We Are Thankful For….Prestigious American

Shelley Smith, owner of Eos, tells us that on Nov. 8, from 6 to 8 pm, “there will be six Phenomenal, Highly Allocated Wines from Lail, Nickel & Nickel, Rombauer, & Paradigm (to name a few).  Paired with excellent, unique cheeses.” We know the wine pairings at Eos are always fine events. And what better place to celebrate the end of the election and the beginning of a new dawn in America than at Eos, named for the Goddess of the New Dawn! 
6 to 8pm
$45 ( a steal to experience these wines).

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Eos Wine Soiree

Mark your calendar, Saturday, Aug. 9, 7 to 9 pm.  Eos will have Rieslings & fine cheeses…. And believe it, all Rieslings are not sweet! Special cheeses will be flown in from Europe to pair with each wine.    $20 advance and $25 at the door.

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Dining In while Dining Out…

Ever wonder about the inner workings of the kitchen of a fine dining restaurant? How on earth do they get all those luscious dishes out all at once? Now, one of Savannah’s finest, Alligator Soul, offers an inside look at kitchen orchestration.

Diners can have a table right in the kitchen, where they can either order from the menu or the chef will prepare a five to seven course tasting with or without wine pairing, especially for them. Table seats a maximum of four people. Reservations are required. Call either owner, Maureen Craig or the kitchen to reserve your table. Restaurant number: 232-7899; kitchen: 232-8683.

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Wine Pairing at Alligator Soul

We’ve been hearing raves about the recent wine pairing event at Alligator Soul!  Keep in mind, though, that you needn’t attend a wine pairing event to get Chef Chris Dinello’s expert advice on what wine is best with which of his superb dishes. Chef Chris and his knowledgeable and always helpful servers will give you a nice choice of wines best suited to the dish and to your taste.  

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