For reasons we don’t fully understand, Dallas is packed with interesting wine and food events in the next three weeks. Things could be worse. We could all be on the ‘Pyongyang Diet’. Here is a summary of some of the most interesting press releases that came across my (virtual) desk:
June 12th: Merriman Wine Dinner at Spoon Bar & Kitchen
Five Courses Crafted by Chef John Tesar, Paired with Vino from Merriman Wines
Dinner will begin at 6pm and is priced at $100 per person (tax and
gratuity not included). Seating is limited, so please call
214.368.8220 for reservations.MENU: Cuttlefish crudo, hearts of palm, jalapeno and pink peppercorns “Brasher Block Vineyard” Old Vine Chenin Blanc Potato gnocchi, Maryland Blue Crab and black truffle emulsion Rosé of Pinot Noir Maya prawn, kimchee pancake, kimchee butter, shrimp coral and baby radish “Cummins Road” Pinot Noir Swordfish “steak”, wild mushroom crust and red wine squid ink sauce “Merriman Estate” Pinot Noir Dessert to be announced
June 13th: Ruth’s Chris Robert Mondavi Centenary Dinner
We previously wrote about Robert Mondavi’s 100th birthday. Ruth’s Chris has the biggest public celebration.
June 19th: Raymond Wines Dinner at SĒR
Join us at SĒR Steak + Spirits for a special four course wine dinner, featuring selections from Raymond Vineyards and special guest and winemaker Stephanie Putnam.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 | 7:30 pm $125 per person plus tax and gratuity
June 22nd: Hall Wine Dinner at Stephan Pyles, Sustenio. Fly to San Antonio from Love Field and stop at Stephan Pyles takeout place in the terminal on your way to his upscale restaurant in the Eilan Hotel Resort and Spa. The Hall’s hail from Dallas and make one of the bargains among top tier Napa Cabernet Sauvignon. A 90+ point wine for about $50.
June 27th: Kent Rathbun hosts a Comparative Wine Dinner
Comparative Wine Dinner with Constellation Brand Expert Todd Ruback on June 27, 2012 6:30 pm
$75 per person plus tax and 20% gratuity Reservations Required
For KB Event Venue Reservations email Julie Baker or 214-619-3557
Take part in a side by side tasting to discover the differences of similar wines. Led by Constellation Brand Expert Todd Ruback.
Enjoy hors d’oeuvres with Ruffino Prosecco
Robert Mondavi Winery Fume Blanc, Napa Valley vs. Drylands Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough
Wild Horse Pinot Noir, Central Coast vs. Nobilo Icon Pinot Noir, Marlborough
Franciscan Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley vs Simi “Landslide Vineyard” Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley
Dessert served with Ruffino Moscato D’asti