Michele DeWitt Hosts Inaugural ‘It’s The Wine Talking’ Series

It’s time to uncork and unwind at Michele DeWitt’s inaugural “It’s The Wine Talking” wine pairing lunch at Bingham House.

On Wednesday, Sept. 23 from noon to 2 p.m., wine lovers are invited to enjoy a lively food and wine pairing lunch hosted by DeWitt, co-founder of Front Burner Restaurants and Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 3 advanced sommelier and wine enthusiast. During the engaging event, guests will enjoy music on Bingham House’s intimate outdoor space while exploring white wine varietals, their styles and pairings. Each wine will be paired with a delicious three-course meal prepared by Front Burner’s Vestals Catering. The courses include:

Appetizer

Watercress Salad with Texas Chevre, poached pear and candied pecans paired with a French Sancerre and a New Zealand sauvignon blanc.

Entrée

Pan-Seared Halibut with corn puree, fresh tomato, fennel salad and jalapeño paired with a California chardonnay.

Dessert

Fall Spice Cake with maple crème fraîche and ginger molasses cookies served family-style and paired with a German Gewürztraminer and a California Gewürztraminer.

“Wine has always been my passion and I’m thrilled to share this passion through my new educational series. “It’s the Wine Talking”, said DeWitt.  “For the last few years I’ve traveled, been inspired and learned from the best winemakers in the world and I’m thankful to share my knowledge and build a community of enthusiastic wine lovers. Bingham House is the perfect setting for my first ‘It’s The Wine Talking’ event with its breezy porches and intimate space. We will explore different varietals while enjoying a quality prix fixe menu created by the team at Vestal’s Catering. I look forward to meeting other local wine enthusiasts while we explore how wine speaks to us.”

Bingham House will host this month’s wine pairing lunch for $65 per person. There are limited seats available. To make a reservation, visit EventBrite.com.

The health and safety of its guests and team members is Bingham House’s top priority. To ensure a safe, socially distanced event, Bingham House is significantly limiting the number of tickets sold and will host the lunch outdoors (weather permitting).

Bingham House is located at 800 South Chestnut St., just steps away from Historic Downtown McKinney. It has stood as a symbol of Southern hospitality since 1883 and will continue to do so for generations to come. This centuries-old, Victorian home transforms into your modern dream venue, ideal for every precious milestone in your life. From off-site board meetings to weddings of up to 150, Bingham House’s team will help plan an unforgettable event with ease, at an exceptional value. To discuss an event, call 972.803.3806 or email binghamhouseevents@gmail.com.

About Bingham House

Established in 1883, Bingham House has a rich history of Southern hospitality. Under new ownership in 2020, Bingham House has been extensively refreshed to add modern amenities while preserving its historic charm. Located in McKinney, Texas, Bingham House is a rare historical gem that offers a blank canvas for events of all needs and sizes.

From dream weddings to interactive group experiences, the private event space features a mix of nostalgic charm and chic contemporary design, making a perfect space to host any event. Bingham House has three versatile spaces to host events: The House, Event Hall and Courtyard, which include rental tables, chairs and a few pieces of accent furniture. Bingham House offers a preferred caterer and beverage service. To learn more about Bingham House, visit binghamhouse.com

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