Wine Dinner Wednesday: Thursday Edition

winedinner-150x150Details below the jump for upcoming wine dinners and events at Sigel’s, Lawry’s the Prime Rib, Sevy’s Grill, Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek, The Crescent Club, Bailey’s Prime Plus, Pappas Bros. Steakhouse, Nana, World Piece Café, Dali Wine Bar, Bijoux, and Bonnell’s Fine Texas Cuisine in Fort Worth.
January 18
Sigel’s Addison

(15003 Inwood Road)
Thursday, February 18th (5-7pm)

Join us at Sigel’s-Addison on Thursday , February 18th from 5-7pm as Joe Hurliman, winemaker and enologist for Royal Wine Corp,  leads us through a tasting of his current vintages. Including in this tasting will be a number of wines from new estates imported and produced by Royal Wine Corp that have never before been available in Texas. Special discounted prices will be available for all of the Kosher wines in stock after the tasting. To RSVP for this free tasting please contact Eric Moore or Chris Hayes at store05wine@sigels.com or 972/387-9873.

With over 20 years in the wine business, Joe Hurliman has established his reputation as one of California’s finest winemakers. After starting his career at Edna Valley Vineyard in 1985 and including stops at Sine Qua Non and Stolpman Vineyards, Joe spent eight years as assistant winemaker at Alban Vineyards, helping to create Alban’s legendary lineup of Rhone varietals.  Joe now oversees production of all of Royal Wine Company’s lineup of Kosher wines.

Wines to be tasted:
Altoona Hills Chardonnay 08
Weinstock White Wine ‘W’ 08
Herzog Chardonnay Reserve Russian River 07
Barkan Shiraz 07
Psagot Cabernet Sauvignon 06
Binyamina Cabernet/Shiraz 07
Carmel Merlot Private Reserve 07
Herzog Pinot Noir Reserve Edna Valley 06
Herzog Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Alexander Valley 06
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January 21
Sigel’s

The Sorting Table Wine Tasting
featuring
Dujac, Zind Humbrecht & Snowden
Thursday, January 21st  5-7pm
Sigel’s-Addison (15003 Inwood Road)

The Sorting Table represents a hand-selected portfolio of world-famous, terroir-driven estates. Each of the wineries owns or manages its vineyards, controls every step of the winemaking process and is considered an archetype or benchmark for its region. The list of wineries represented by The Sorting Table reads like a Who’s Who of the winemaking world – Dujac, Henri Boillot, Zind Humbrecht, Snowden, Seresin, Hyde de Villaine, Aldo Conterno and Castello di Ama.

Join us at Sigel’s-Addison on Thursday, January 21st from 5-7pm as Jamie Adams, Vice President of The Sorting Table, will be in town to lead us through a tasting of the current releases from these special wineries. Enjoy special pricing on all of these wines the night of the tasting as well. For questions please contact Eric Moore or Chris Hayes at store05wine@sigels.com or 972/387-9873.
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January 22
JOIN LAWRY’S THE PRIME RIB FOR OUR PINOT NOIR WINE DINNER

What:   Lawry’s celebrates Pinot Noirs from around the world. Executive Chef Matt Melton will prepare a delicious five course dinner to compliment these wines. Our guest speaker for the evening will be Jerry Liebbe of Glazer’s Distributors.
Butter Poached Sea Scallops with harissa and fava bean puree;
2007 Louis Latour, Bourgogne
Grilled Portobello Mushroom and Roasted Red Pepper Soup;
2007 Taz, Sana Barbara
California Grape Leaves Filled with Seasoned Rice;
2007 Morgan 12 Clones, Monterey
Braised Domestic Lamb Shank with pommes frites and tomato demi glace;
2007 Van Duzer Estate, Willammette Valley
Tangerine and Vanilla Cream Soufflé;
2007 Artesa, Carneros
Who:    Lawry’s The Prime Rib has been serving Dallas, bringing excellent cuisine and personable service, for 26 years. Guests can enjoy featured dinner entrees such as Chilean Sea Bass, Rib Eye Steaks, Filet Mignon and, of course, the Roasted Prime Rib that made the restaurant famous – from the smaller California Cut to the larger Dallas Cut.
When:              Friday, January 22, 2009    7 p.m.
Cost:    $69 per guest, plus tax and gratuity
Reservations:    Reservations are required by calling (972) 503-6688 or via email to SGiancotti@Lawrysonline.com with “Pinot Noir” in the subject line.
Where:             Lawry’s The Prime Rib
14655 Dallas Parkway, Dallas, TX 75254
(Just south of Beltline)
www.lawrysonline.com
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January 25
Sevy’s Grill

Take an evening to travel, without leaving Dallas.  Join us on Monday, January 25th at 6:30 p.m. for our first Food and Wine Dinner of 2010, featuring
SPANISH INSPIRATIONS
a four course dinner especially paired with delicious wines to compliment each dish, $59.95 per person (plus tax and gratuity).  Seating is limited, reservations are required, contact Jimmy, Stefaan or Amy M. at (214) 265-7389 or SevysCatering@aol.com . As always, your enjoyment is guaranteed.
RECEPTION
Marinated Olives and Paprika Spiced Almonds
Sangria Blanca
FIRST COURSE
Panfried Manchego Cheese with Romesco Sauce
Auratus Alvarinho, 2008, Moncao, Portugal
SECOND COURSE
Grilled Honey Caper Shrimp over Saffron Rice
Margerum Pinot Gris, Alisos Vineyard, 2008, Santa Ynez, California
THIRD COURSE
Sherry Braised Veal, Potato Gratin and Wilted Spinach
Alvaro Palacios Petalos, 2007, Bierzo, Spain
FOURTH COURSE
Warm Almond Cake with Citrus Ice Cream
Lustau Amontillado “Los Arcos” Sherry, Jerez, Spain
SEVY’S GRILL
AND CATERING
8201 Preston Road, Dallas 75225
(214) 265-7389 * www.sevys.com * SevysCatering@aol.com
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January 27
The Grape

Executive Chef/Owner Brian C. Luscher of The Grape invites you to the 1st Chef’s Come-As-You-Are wine dinner of 2010 on Wednesday, January 27th.  Hand-selected wines from the Piedmont region of  Italy will be complemented by a 3-course bistro-style menu created by Chef Brian .  Industry expert Julie Brown, of the Domaine & Estates division of Glazer’s Distribution, will be on hand to discuss the wines of the evening.
Never been to The Grape’s monthly wine dinner…well here is the 411.  The Grape provides a fun; casual setting that allows the guest to “come-as-they-are” and dine at their own pace, allowing for a more festive one-on-one format with the wine experts.
Themes include a wine expert/host for the evening who speaks to each individual table about the wines selected.
Reservations are recommended.  Cost is $45 per person exclusive of tax, gratuity and other beverages.  Located at 2808 Greenville Avenue, The Grape is open for dinner nightly at 5:30pm and Sunday Brunch.   For reservations call 214-828-1981 or visit the website at www.thegraperestaurant.com.  Complimentary valet parking always provided.
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January 27
Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek

All in the Family
Join Mansion Wine and Beverage Director Michael Flynn for a five-course wine  dinner featuring distinctive wines from the Cockerell and Revana family vineyards.
Cockerell Family Wines produces superb Sauvignon Blancs in Napa Valley modeled on the best traditions of the incredible Bordeaux blancs of France. Each of their wines is distinctive and delicious, reflecting individually the terroir of their Calistoga vineyard.
Located in the heart of Napa Valley, Revana Family Vineyard is focused on producing world-class Cabernet Sauvignon. Managing vintner and cardiologist Dr. Revana employs a talented team to create wines that are pleasing to the palate and good for the heart.
Cockerell Family, Revana Vineyards Wine Dinner
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010
First Course
Spicy Jonah crab salad, mango, mint and green onion
Sauvignon Blanc, Petit Coquerel, Cockerell Family Wines, Napa 2008
Second Course
Seared salmon, caramelized fennel and tomato béarnaise reduction
Sauvignon Blanc, Terroir Coquerel, Cockerell Family Wines, Napa 2007
Third Course
Roasted smoked squab, spiced lentils and foie gras emulsion
Alexana Pinot Noir, Revana Vineyard, Willamette Valley, Oregon 2007
Fourth Course
Oven-roasted bison filet, shallot marmalade, button mushroom and red wine essence
Revana Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa 2005
Fifth Course
Pineapple carpaccio, lime-sour cream sorbet and cilantro sugar
La Douce Revanche, Cockerell Family Wines, Napa 2008
Where: Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek
When: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27
How: Call 214.443.4747 for reservations. $175 per person inclusive of tax and gratuity. Seating is limited.
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January 28
The Crescent Club

Thursday, January 28, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. at The Crescent Club
$75 per person, plus tax & gratuity
For reservations, please call 214-953-4314
Vintage Wine Dinner
Appetizer
Rosemary Roasted Fig, Cambozola cheese, crispy Prosciutto
1989 Taittinger Comtes de Champagne
Salad
Tuna Crudo with Asparagus Salad, 100 Year Aged Balsamic Vinegar and EVOO
2006 Chalk Hill Chardonnay
Entree
Butter Roasted Strip Steak, Chanterelle Mushroom Ravioli, Shallots Confit
1999 Mt. Veeder Reserve Red
Cheese
Gour Noir, Fourme d’Ambert Tourmalet
1963 Dow Vintage Port
Dessert
Buttermilk Panna Cotta with Asian Pear and Basil Simple Syrup
1977 Warre’s Vintage Port
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January 29th
Bailey’s Prime Plus

Luigi Bosca Wine Dinner
January 29th
7:30pm
Hors d’oeuvres
Shrimp & Scallop Ceviche on Sea Salt Flat Bread
2008 Luigi Bosca, Sauvignon Blanc, Argentina
First Course
Chili Rubbed Duck Breast & Foie Gras Terrine , Winter Berry Reduction
2007 Luigi Bosca, Malbec Reserve, Mendoza, Argentina
Second Course
Coriander Spiced Lamb Empanada with Harissa & Mint Sauces
2008 Luigi Bosca, Pinot Noir, Mendoza, Argentina
Third Course
Wood Smoked Filet Mignon with Roasted Fennel & Tomato with Red Currant Demi Glace
2006 Luigi Bosca “Gala 2” Mendoza, Argentina
Dessert Course
Crispy Wafer Cookie, Raspberry Jam & Dolce De Leche
Baileys Signature EspressonTini
$90 per person
Bailey’s Prime Plus
8160 Park Lane
Dallas    214-750-8100
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January 29
Pappas Bros. Steakhouse

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse, home to arguably the largest wine list in Texas, will kick of its 2010 Wine Dinner Series when it hosts the five-course wine dinner presented by PlumpJack Winery on January 29th. Tony Biagi, Head Winemaker of PlumpJack Winery, will be the evening’s featured guest. This exclusive dinner, $175 per person plus tax and gratuity, begins at 7:00 p.m. Reservations are required, as seating is limited. (Table purchases are available upon request).
“These are consistently brilliant wines thanks to the efforts of Tony Biagi,” quotes Robert Parker, and Pappas Bros. once again is honored to welcome Tony Biagi for a spectacular wine dinner featuring the stunning wines of remarkable quality from Plumpjack and CADE wineries.
Executive Chefs, Michael Gaspard and James Johnson will collaborate on this exceptional wine dinner menu. Wine pairings for the dinner will be created by Master Sommelier, Barbara Werley. The menu is as follows:
HOR S _ D ‘OE U V R E S
2007 PlumpJack Napa Valley Reserve Chardonnay
F I R S T _ COU R S E
Ceviche of DIVER_SCALLOP__Thai flavors,
Puffed Jasmine Rice, Herb Salad
2008 CADE Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc
S E CON D _ COU R S E
Riso_o of VEAL_BREAST_ Winter Arugula,
Preserved Black Garlic, “Gremolata Jus”
2007 cade Cuvee Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
2007 CADE Estate Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon
T H I R D _ COU R S E
Confit of PRIME_TENDERLOIN_ Foie Gras,
Shitake Mushroom Daube, Potato Maxim
2006 PlumpJack Napa Valley Syrah
2006 PlumpJack Estate Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon
2007 PlumpJack Estate Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon
FOU R T H _ COU R S E
CHOCOLATE_MASCARPONE_”Cheese Cake”,
Spiced Pecan Bri_le, Salted Caramel
2006 PlumpJack Reserve Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
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January 29
Nana

Nana Anatole celebrates the finer things in life, and Scotch is no exception.  On Friday, January 29th between 6pm – 8pm, Nana presents a Chivas Regal Scotch Tasting where “nosing and tasting” is welcome.  For $50 per person (plus tax and gratuity), enjoy a sampling of the Chivas 12-year, 18-year and 25-year old Scotch whiskies paired with exemplary bites of cuisine prepared by Executive Chef Anthony Bombaci.  Reservations are required by calling 214.761.7470.  The event is limited to 40 guests.  Visit www.nanarestaurant.com for complete details.

The warm amber-colored Chivas Regal 12 is known for its taste of ripe, honeyed apples and notes of vanilla, hazelnut and butterscotch.  Chivas Regal 18 includes over 20 of Scotland’s rarest single malt whiskies, enhancing its multi-layered nose and flavor with hints of dried fruits, buttery toffee, and dark chocolate.  Available in limited edition, The Chivas Regal 25 Year Old Original is a rare and exclusive blend with hints of rich milk chocolate, orange, and a fondant of creaminess.  Enjoy for yourself at Nana’s Chivas Regal Scotch Tasting!

MENU

BRIE, APPLES, HONEY, HAZELNUTS, VANILLA
CHIVAS REGAL 12 YEAR OLD

FOIE GRAS PARFAIT, CARAMEL-COCOA NIB VINAIGRETTE
CHIVAS REGAL 15 YEAR OLD

BIZCOCHO BROWNIE, MASCARPONE, MANDARIN
CHIVAS REGAL 25 YEA OLD
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January 31
World Piece Cafe

The Shelly Carroll Brad Leali Big Band featuring Sandra Kaye on vocals.
World Class Top Level 16 piece orchestra.

$10 cover. Bar seating or a la carte dinner seating available;
view menu at www.worldpiececafe.com
ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED for either dinner or bar seating at 214 720 0323.
Watel’s WORLD PIECE cafe
1802 Greenville Avenue (1 block north of Ross, at cross street Lewis)
214 720 0323 www.watels.com
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February 1
Dali Wine Bar

DALI WINE BAR & RESTAURANT ANNOUNCES
SWANSON WINE DINNER

Dali, One Arts Plaza’s highly acclaimed wine bar and restaurant is pleased to announce a major wine dinner Monday, February 1st featuring the prized wines from Swanson Winery, Napa Valley.  Honored guest and proprietor of Swanson, W. Clark Swanson Jr., will be present for a personal Dali tour of award-winning Swanson wines.  “Swanson wines from the hallowed Oakville region of Napa Valley combined with a magical dinner from the famed kitchen of Chef Harloff is sure to be a celestial evening rarely experienced–and not to be missed!” states Mark Luft, Dali Wine Director.

Nationally recognized Dali Executive Chef Joel A. Harloff has created a “Four-Star” four-course menu specially designed to highlight the brilliance of Swanson winemaking.  Swanson wine selections for the evening include; Pinot Grigio, Oakville Merlot,  Alexis Cabernet Sauvignon and a stunning Tardif Late Harvest Chardonnay.

Celebrations begin with a 7:00pm reception including the chef’s finest hors d’oeuvres, followed shortly with a memorable dinner—limited in number of guests for an intimate affair.  Cost is $75 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity.  Valet parking is available for guest’s convenience.  Reservations are available by phoning 469.385.9360.

Details and menu can be viewed at www.daliwinebar.com.  Dali is located at 1722 Routh St, One Arts Plaza, Arts District.  Please contact Paul Pinnell at 214-281-9958 for further info.
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February 5
Bijoux

BIJOUX IS SMARTLY PAIRED WITH DISTINGUISHED BARLOW WINERY
Chef Scott Gottlich with Barlow owner Barr Smith host sumptuous wine affair

WHAT:     Chef Scott Gottlich and wife, sommelier Gina Gottlich, have created a luxurious lineup paired with selections from Napa Valley’s hidden gem, Barlow Winery. The evening will feature Barlow Winery Owner, Barr Smith and his velvety structured red wines complete with Chef Gottlich’s seasonally scrumptious menu including veal cheeks and camembert cheesecake.

$85/per person

WHEN:    Thursday, February 5, 2010
7:00 PM

WHERE:    Bijoux
5450 West Lovers Lane; Suite 225
Dallas, TX 75209

RSVP:        214.350.6100

MENU:
RECEPTION
nv foreau sparkling brut, vouvray

DUCK CONFIT RAVIOLI
fromage blanc, wild mushrooms, thyme

VEAL CHEEKS
pomme puree, root vegetables, truffles

CAMEMBERT CHEESECAKE
bittersweet chocolate crust and meyer lemon jam

Wines Showcased:

Merlot
Barrouge, (meritage blend)
Cabernet Sauvignon

All unfiltered, all from the Napa Valley
ABOUT:     Bijoux is located in the heart of prestigious Inwood Village in Dallas, TX. One of only five restaurants in Dallas to earn “5 stars” by the Dallas Morning News and named one of the “10 Hottest New Restaurants in America” by Bon Appetit, Chef Scott Gottlich impresses with a luxe prix fixe menu that changes daily to reflect the season. Wife, sommelier Gina Gottlich serves as the wine director, expertly pairing every course with distinctive wine selections. The restaurant is open for dinner at 5:30 PM Monday through Saturday. Reservations can be made by calling 214.350.6100. Valet parking is available.
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February 11
Bonnell’s Fine Texas Cuisine

David Long, Owner of David Arthur Vineyards, is hitting the open road to share his passion for life and the wines he creates at David Arthur Vineyards. Driving a 30-foot Tour Meritaggio Bus, he will visit 13 of the southern states including Texas! Join us in welcoming him back to Fort Worth with a five-course wine dinner prepared by Chef Bonnell!

Reservations are now being accepted: 817-738-5489
$120 per person, price does not include tax or gratuity

David Arthur Vineyards
Wine Dinner Menu

First Course
David Arthur Sauvignon Blanc
Wild Blue Crab and Avocado Salad with
Tarragon Vinaigrette

Second Course
David Arthur Chardonnay
Smoked Venison and Potato Hash topped with
a Seared Scallop, Hollandaise and Caviar

Third Course
David Arthur Meritaggio
Pecan Wood Grilled Pheasant Breast
with Tuscan Tomato Sauce and White Beans

Fourth Course
David Arthur Elevation 1147
Seared Buffalo Medallions with Foie Gras,
served with Bacon & Boursin Flavored Grits

Fifth Course
Kobalt Dessert Wine
Dublin Dr. Pepper Funnel Cake

4259 Bryant Irvin Road – Fort Worth, Texas – 817.738.5489

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