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News Briefs: Cheap Wine, Texas Olive Oil, Eat With Teiichi, Tasting Sonoma

Ocho. Make reservations for dinner tonight and you can buy a bottle of wine for only $1. The wines are “varietals from around the world.” Parties of 2-4 can buy one bottle; groups of 5-8 are eligible for two. 214-217-0888. You must show up with a print out of the coupon posted below. Tonight only.

Fuqua Winery. Two nights: Texas Olive Oil, Balsamic Vinegar &Wine Tasting. Yes for only $25, tonight and tomorrow at 7PM, Karen Henry, owner of Texas Olive Ranch in Carrizo Springs will teach you all about the different kinds of flavored olive oils and the art of blending the oils with flavored balsamic vinegars.  You will also get to experiment with your own blends. Lee Fuqua will also pour FUQUA wines, including their new Petite Sirah and Zinfandel. 214-769-1147.

Tei-An Soba House. Chef Teiichi Sakurai has planned a five-course dinner to pair with select Coquerel wines from Coquerel Family Wine Estates on Thursday, April 18 at 7:30PM. Coquerel Wines’ winemaker, Christine Barbe, will be there. Tickets for the dinner are $150 per person, excluding tax and gratuity, and may be purchased in advance by calling Tei-An at 214-220-2828. Seating is extremely limited. The event is expected to sell out, and reservations are required.

The Wine Poste. On Friday, April 12th, the Wine Poste, the Design District’s new wine store, will host a tasting of the new 2011 releases from renowned California Pinot Noir producers, Anthill Farms. Each year, the winery releases an extremely limited batch of its wines, and the Wine Poste has secured the majority the Texas allocation. In addition to tasting the lineup of these highly-rated and typically hard-to-find wines, attendees will be able to purchase bottles to take home or to enjoy in the comfort of our lounge. The featured Anthill Farms wines include: 2011 Sonoma Coast, 2011 Peters Vineyard, 2011 Campbell Ranch Vineyard, 2011 Tina Marie Vineyard. April 12, 2013, 6pm – 10PM. $10 per person.

Jump for the coupon for $1 wine.

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