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96˚ West Winery Featuring Local Chefs At Wine Club Dinners Each Month

DSC07952by Steven Doyle

Recently I was invited to assist chef Eric Shelton at a special dinner in Wylie, Texas, where the chef lives. You can find Shelton at any of the Dallas Summer Musicals where he is the head toque, but this evening he was hosting the dinner at the 96˚ West Winery. The winery in Wylie often rotate guest chefs to come in and take over the kitchen, and it was an honor to work with Shelton who is bright and spirited. The attitude shines through in his dishes.

This particular evening Shelton created some unusual platings such as a delicious eggplant cannoli, and more subtle tastings like his quail dish which guests quickly devoured.   Continue reading

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96 West Winery

DSC00104by Hollie Dorethy

Nestled far from the city lights, yet close enough for a night away, Wylie’s newest addition is sure to tempt you for an evening of gracious hospitality, southern charm, and tantalizing sips of wine. The décor and ambiance is everything it should be on a cozy historic downtown drag.  Inviting and romantic, yet seemingly simple to make room for the crowds and laughter all adding to its character. Continue reading

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