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Wine Dinner Wednesday

This week we present a beer dinner, wine tastings, and wine dinners from Maximo, Toulouse, Hector’s,  FUQUA, Sigel’s, Lambert’s, Tramontana, and Nana.

June 3
Hector’s on Henderson

Wine and Dine with Chris Chapman
This Wednesday, June 3, 2009, from 5 Pm to 7:30 PM, we continue our series of popular wine Happy Hours. We are featuring eight wines from our list and chosen by our Bar Manager Chris Chapman. Each glass of wine costs only $6.00 so it’s an opportunity to break into a new area or revisit an old friend. Complimentary passed appetizers for the bar patrons participating in the event.
Stay for dinner after the Happy Hour and you can avail yourself of the two-course, $19.95 meal (with choices, including vegetarian). There is no better deal. Of course, the entire regular menu, featuring our new Light Plates entree section, is also available.
Enjoy the music of John Freeman, jazz piano and vocals, from 7 PM to 10 PM. John entertains every Wednesday and is extraordinary.
To RSVP, call 214-821-0432 or send an email to: (or just drop in!).
Veleta Vijieriega 2007, Spain
Trappoline Coltibuono 2006, Tuscany
Sannio Falanghina 2005, Mount Vesuvius
Graziano Sauvignon Blanc 2006, Mendocino
Field Stone Convivio 2006, Alexander Valley
Pinot Black 2007, Chile
Pompeiano Piedioso 2005, Mount Vesuvius
Graziano Zinfandel 2005, Mendocino
June 5

Nana, serving upscale American cuisine on the 27th floor of the Hilton Anatole Hotel, hosts its monthly wine and food flight trio, Friday Night Flights, on Friday, June 5 between 6pm – 8pm.  For only $20 per person plus tax and gratuity, one can enjoy the fine taste of three wines paired with three dishes created by Executive Chef Anthony Bombaci.  Friday Night Flights is available the first Friday of every month.
Seats are limited, and reservations are highly recommended by calling 214.761.7470.  Visit for complete details.

Duck Breast, Blue Cheese and Mandarin
Bodegas Caro, Amancaya, Argentina, 2007

White Anchovies, Grilled Pain Rustique, Garlic and Parsley
Lucien Albrecht, Pinot Gris, Reserve Cuvee Romanus, Alsace, 2006

Carrot Fondant, Mozzarella, Tarragon and French Toasted
Pistachio Oil
Los Vascos Reserve, Chile, 2006


June 5
Sigel’s Elite

Krug Champagne Seminar & Tasting

On Saturday, June 5th Carl Heline, Brand Ambassador for Krug Champagne, will be at Sigel’s Elite (3209 N Fitzhugh) to lead an Educational Seminar and Tasting of Krug Champagne. Sign up for either of two Seminars:
Session #1    2:00pm-2:30pm
Session #2    2:45pm-3:15pm
Join us for the latest Elite Wine Seminar, showcasing superior winemaking in an enjoyable and educational setting. Elite Seminars are held in the education center of our newest location, Sigel’s Elite (3209 N Fitzhugh). Each seminar will analyze and discuss world class wines in a seated, university style classroom with guest speakers, multimedia presentations and plenty of opportunity for Q&A style learning.
For questions about this free Seminar please contact Scott Turner or Jim Fleming at: 214/635-3162 or .

June 9

Lambert’s Steaks, Whiskey  Seafood

Rahr Brewery Beer Dinner
Lambert’s Steaks, Whiskey  Seafood

DATE: Tuesday, June 9, 2009
TIME: 7:00 p.m.
LOCATION: 2731 White Settlement Road, Fort Worth, Texas 76107
COST: $70 per person

DETAILS:  Don’t miss this fabulous dinner with a special meal prepared by Chef Lou Lambert paired with beers from local favorite, Rahr Brewery.

Call for reservations:  817.882.1161


Beer Battered Quail, jicama, carrot slaw and black fig sweet and sour
Rahr Stormcloud IRA

Lou’s Crab Cake, watercress, hearts of palm and rémoulade
Rahr Blind Salamander


Prosciutto Wrapped Halibut
with parmesan potato gratin and horseradish beurré blanc
Rahr Summer Wheat

Beer Braised Game Hen
creamy polenta and fried basil leaf
Rahr Blond Lager

Grilled Beef Tenderloin
red cheese enchiladas and avocado sauce
Rahr’s Red

Dessert Coconut Flan and Churros with Chocolate Dipping Sauce
Rahr Ugly Pug

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Lambert’s Steaks, Seafood  Whiskey
2731 White Settlement Road
Fort Worth, Texas 76107


June 10

FUQUA Winery will be continuing its popular new Wednesday night varietal wine tasting series with a great wine for summer, Riesling.

Wednesday, June-10, 7 PM, Riesling Tasting – Explore the world of Riesling at the FUQUA Winery.  Taste more than 10 Rieslings from all around the world.  Participate in a discussion of each and rate these wines.  Limited to 16 people.  Cost is $18 per person.  Tickets available at or by calling 214.769.1147.

June 11

Dine. Drink. Live. Dream. This is Argentina!
Enjoy the Wines and Romance of Argentina at Maximo’s Wine Dinner on June 11
Maximo Cocina Mexicana & Margarita Lounge and Bottled Poetry bring you an assortment of Argentine wines and Chef Amador Mora’s modern Mexican cuisine that capture the romance and spirit of this wondrous land at a VIP event on Thursday, June 11.  Raise your glass, and enjoy the best that Argentina has to offer.  The wine dinner will feature guest speaker Stewart Elliot, founder of Bottled Poetry, a winery that imports high quality, small production and handcrafted Argentine wines from family-owned wineries.  The reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will feature passed canapés, as well as a sparkling wine and a Malbec.  Dinner will begin at 7 p.m. and will consist of a five-course banquet-style dinner, paired with five wine selections from Bottled Poetry.  Guests can enjoy Chilled White Corn Soup, Confit Salmon, Smoked Duck Empanadas, Grilled Beef Filet Asado and Honey Pecan Caramel Crepes, all for $69 a person.  Reservations are required.

Thursday, June 11 beginning at 6:30 p.m.

$69 a person plus tax and gratuity


June 15

Along the Rhone Dinner
Monday, June 15th
Join us for a three-course dinner with wines created by Chef Yoanne Lardeux
First Course
Salade Lyonnaise
with Spring potato, crispy bacon, soft poached egg and Dijon vinaigrette
Cumin Chicken Salade
with preserved lemon, sun-dried tomatoes, olives, and French lentils
Paul Jaboulet Crozes Hermitage Mule Blanche, 2004
Second Course
Grilled Tuna with Cilantro Persillade
with bok choy cabbage, fennel and peppers
Grilled Colorado Lamb Chops
served with roasted mushrooms, onions confit and rosemary vinaigrette
Pont d’ Avignon Cotes du Rhone, 2004
Vanilla Bean Flan
with Beaumes de Venise poached apricots
Domaine de Coyeux Muscat Beaumes de Venise, 2003
$45 per person


June 17


Tramontana’s Pedroncelli Wine Dinner

Wednesday  17 June 2009

$50 per person

7:00 Reception

7:30 Dinner

Come and enjoy an evening of great food and wine as Chef James Neel pairs seasonal food with wines from one of Sonoma County’s oldest family owned wineries.  Family owned and operated since 1927, Pedroncelli is one of the only California wineries to boast being debt free. Therefore, their wines are not only great tasting but offer a great value. Don’t miss a chance to try 5 super wines.

Call 214/368-4188 for reservations.

Market Gazpacho with Garlic Shrimp

Gulf Crab Cakes

Potato Crusted Calamari

Wild Alaskan Salmon with Exotic Mushroom Medley

Slow Roasted Pork with Crispy Cracklins- Sirah Roasted Texas Peaches

Stuffed Beef Tenderloin with Caramelized Onions and Spinach


Chocolate Sorbet – Walnut Gallette


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