Upcoming Dallas Wine Tasting Events

Dallas is wine central in the next two weeks, starting today:

MONDAY, FEB. 27

Burgundy 2009  Tasting, Sigel’s-Elite on Fitzhugh
5-7 p.m., Free.

Guest winemaker: Jean-Nicolas Meo of Meo-Camuzet in Burgundy
Co-starring: Jean Marie Dechamps (importer)
To be tasted:
Meo-Camuzet Bourgogne Rouge 07
Meo-Camuzet Gevrey Chambertin 09
Meo-Camuzet Vosne Romanee 09
Tremblay Chablis Fourchaume 09
Guy Amiot Chassagne Montrachet Vieilles Vignes 09
Paul Pernot Bourgogne Blanc 09
Genot-Boulanger Volnay Ronceret 09

The meaning: Prominent Burgundy winemaker based in the hallowed village of Vosne-Romanée presents some of his wines, but not his Grands Crus or Premiers Crus (domage massive). However, the price is right. Not to be missed.

Tuscany Tasting led by Alfonso Cevola, Jimmy’s
Check-in at 6:15 p.m. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m., $27 + tax

TUESDAY, FEB. 28

Argiolas Wines of Sardinia, Jimmy’s
Check-in 6-6:30 p.m., $37 + tax

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 29

California Rock Star Winemakers, Sigel’s-Greenville Ave. at Southwestern
5-7 p.m.  Free.

Winemakers: Bo Barrett (Château Montelena) & Heidi Peterson Barrett (La Sirena – but better known for Screaming Eagle, Dalle Valle Vineyards, Grace Valley Vineyards, etc.)

To be tasted:
Ch Montelena Cabernet Estate 08 – Prerelease tasting
Ch Montelena Cabernet Napa 09
Ch Montelena Chardonnay 09
Ch Montelena Riesling 11
Ch Montelena Zinfandel
La Sirena Moscato Aszul 11
La Sirena Cabernet 08
La Sirena Pirate Treasured 09
La Sirena Syrah Napa 06
La Sirena Syrah Santa Ynez 06

The meaning: Superstars of California winemaking present some of their recent wines. Not to be missed.

California Rock Star Winemakers Dinner, The Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek
7:15 p.m., $180 plus tax and tip
For reservations, call 214-443-4747

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7

Krupp Brothers Wine Dinner, Bailey’s Prime Plus
7 p.m., $95 plus tax and tip

One comment on “Upcoming Dallas Wine Tasting Events

  1. Jean-Nicolas Meo must have read your blog post. He showed up with a bottle of Clos Vougeot Pres de Cellier for the tasting, along with barrell samples of the 2010 vintage.