March 20th - 22nd, 2014 Savor Dallas

April 3rd, 2014
Beer and Cheese Pairing Class
at Mozzarella Company

Guided tasting of 6-8 beer and cheese pairings with Mark Monfrey and cheesemaker Paula Lambert, approximately 2 hours. Thurs, 3-Apr, 6:30-8:30p, $50. Mozzarella Company, 2944 Elm Street (Deep Ellum), Dallas TX 75226. Reserve: 214.741.4072

March 27th - 30th, 2014 Fort Worth Food and Wine Festival

March 26th, 2014
Cheese 101 Class at Scardello's
Comparative tastings, out-of-the-ordinary items and wines, Wed, 26-Mar, 7p, $35. Scardello Artisan Cheese, 3511 Oak Lawn Avenue, Dallas TX 75219. Reserve: 214.219.1300

March 24th, 2014
Taste of Sardinia at Jimmy's
Salvatore Gisellu of Urban Crust introduces new wines from his hometown in Sardinia paired with an authentic Sardinian menu. Mon, 24-Mar, 6:15p check-in; tasting at 6:30p, $59 +tax/gratuity. Jimmy's Food Store, 4901 Bryan, Dallas. Advance reservation required: 214.823.6180

March 22nd, 2014
Portuguese Party at Sunset Winery, Burleson
Bruce and Birgit Anderson present Portuguese wines paired with four Portuguese-style tapas, followed by a simple dessert coupled with a Port-style wine, and slides and commentary about Portugal and the regions the wines come from. Sat, 22-Mar, 7p in Sunset Winery's Barrel Room, $25 plus tax/gratuity. Reserve: 817.426.1141. Reservations required by Tuesday March 18. Sunset Winery, 1535 S. Burleson Blvd., Burleson (south of Fort Worth, corner of the east service road to Interstate 35-W and CR 530B, just south of the Exit 34 crossover and 2 miles north of exit 32). 817.426.1141

March 20th, 2014
Bob Egelhoff Wine Dinner at Bonnell's
Meet winemaker Bob Egelhoff Thurs, 20-Mar, $100, plus tax/gratuity, includes five courses paired with wine. Seatings begin at 5:30pm.
First Course: Seafood Tartare Trio paired with Egelhoff Riesling 2011
Second Course: Country Style Duck Pate and Foie Gras Torchon paired with Bonnell's Chardonnay 2011
Third Course: Study of Quail paired with Walton Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
Fourth Course: Buffalo Tenderloin served alongside Giant Prawns with Roasted Vegetables paired with Egelhoff Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Dessert: Assorted Stuffed Cookies paired with Walton by Egelhoff Tawny Port, NV. Bonnell's Restaurant, 4259 Bryant Irvin Rd., Fort Worth, Texas 76109. To reserve: 817.738.5489

March 20th, 2014
Wine & Cheese Pairing Class at Mozzarella Company
Learn to pair wine and cheese with cheesemaker Paula Lambert and wine expert John Bratcher in a unique setting where all questions are answered, Thurs, 20-Mar, 6:30-8:30p, $50. Reserve: 214.741.4072. Mozzarella Company, 2944 Elm Street, Dallas (Deep Ellum) TX 75226

March 16th, 2014
Petroni Vineyards Tasting at Veritas
Veritas presents four Petroni Vineyards wines: 2011 Chardonnay, 2008 Rosso di Sonoma, 2007 Brunello di Sonoma, and 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Mon, 16-Mar, 6-8p. Tasting is free; wines are available for purchase. Veritas Wine Room, 2323 N. Henderson Ave., #103, Dallas, TX 75206, 214.841.9463

March 13th, 2014
La Cave Warehouse Wine Tasting
Thurs, 13-Mar, 5-7p, complimentary; please RSVP by phoning 214.747.9463. Wines featured: Crémant de Bourgogne Villamont NV Sparkling, Chablis 1er Cru Louis Moreau 2009, Chassagne Montrachet Vieilles Vignes Girardin 2010, La Tour de By 2006, La Dame de Montrose 2006, and Alias Cabernet Sauvignon 2009. La Cave Warehouse, 1931 Market Center Blvd. #129, Dallas TX 75207. 214.747.9463

February 27th, 2014
Charcuterie and Cheese Class at Scardello's
Thurs, 27-Feb, 7p, $35, reserve online. Scardello Artisan Cheese, 3511 Oak Lawn Avenue, Dallas TX 75219. 214.219.1300

February 26th, 2014
Off the Vine Tasting at Classic Wine Storage
Tour of Southern France wine tasting Wed, 26-Feb, 7p, with Dani Boxford Heidle, Ambiente Wine Importing Co. $20 plus tax, includes guided tasting of six wines accompanied by an assortment of cheese, bread, fruit and chocolate. Reservation required: 817.421.1091. Location: Classic Wine Storage, 525 South Nolen Street, Suite 200, Southlake. Off the Vine, 324 S. Main Street, Grapevine, TX 76051. 817.421.1091

February 24th, 2014
5 Course Burgundy Wine Dinner
at The Wine Poste

Sparkling wine reception followed by a seated dinner prepared by guest chef Scott Gottlich, of Bijoux restaurant. Mon, 24-Feb, 7p, $125 inclusive.
Purchase ticket online.
Oysters with black truffles & persillade
Jean-Noel Gagnard Crémant de Bourgogne Grand Lys 2008
Split pea soup with smoked lobster
Bachelet-Monnot Puligny-Montrachet 2011
Texas quail with chocolate waffle, sour cherries and dates
Hubert Lamy Chassagne-Montrachet Rouge La Goujonne 2011
Wagyu beef cheek with rutabaga and baby turnips
Dominique Mugneret Nuits-St-Georges Les Fleurières 2011
Robiola la tur with leeks and black garlic
Lignier Michelot Morey-St-Denis En La Rue de Vergy 2011
The Wine Poste Dallas, 2001 Irving Blvd, Suite 145, Dallas TX 75207. 214.272.3221

February 20th, 2014
Discover the Wines of Spain at WineTastic
Terri Burney presents Spanish wines, whites and reds, Thurs, 20-Feb, 7-9p, $15+tax/gratuity. WineTastic, 4140 Lemmon Avenue, Suite 130, Dallas TX 75219. 214.559.8910

February 15th, 2014
La Cave Warehouse Wine Tasting
Sat, 15-Feb, 11a-1p, complimentary; please RSVP by phoning 214.747.9463. Wines featured: Delamotte Brut Champagne, Henri Bourgeois 2011 Sancerre La Côte des Monts Damnés, Le Sartre Blanc 2009 Graves, Joseph Drouhin 2010 Beaujolais Villages, Château Bernadotte 2005 Haut-Médoc, and Domaine de Barbeyrolles Cuvée Raymond Chandou 2005 Bergerac. La Cave Warehouse, 1931 Market Center Blvd. #129, Dallas TX 75207. 214.747.9463

February 13th, 2014
2010 Rhone Wine Tasting at Sigel's Elite - Fitzhugh
Thurs, 13-Feb, 5-7p. Wines from the Northern and Southern Rhone. Sigel's Elite, 3209 N Fitzhugh, Dallas TX 75204. Complimentary, please RSVP online or phone Jim Fleming at 214.635.3162.

Fabulous Food Finds Class at Molto Formaggio
Mon, 10-Feb, 6:30p
Tues, 11-Feb, 6:30p
Cheese from Blackberry Farms in Tennessee; Vista D'oro Farms' preserves; chocolates and fudge from France, and dessert cheese cake from Italy, accompanied by wines. $75 per couple, includes one gift bag per couple with a bottle of wine and cheese or other product featured in the class. Molto Formaggio, Highland Park Village Shopping Center (SW corner Preston & Mockingbird), 68 Highland Park Village, Dallas TX 75205, Reserve in advance: 214.526.0700

February 10th, 2014
Jeff Siegel Book Signing at Veritas Wine Room
Mon, 10-Feb, 7-9p, meet Jeff Siegel, The Wine Curmudgeon, nationally-recognized wine writer. Veritas Wine Room, 2323 N. Henderson Ave., #103, Dallas, TX 75206, (just east of The Capitol Pub) 214.841.9463

January 18th, 2014
Epic Wine Tasting at Veritas Wine Room
Wines of the southern hemisphere with Travis James. Sat, 18-Jan, 4:30p until wines run out (come early), $30 plus tax/gratuity. Veritas Wine Room, 2323 N. Henderson Ave. #103, Dallas TX 75206, 214.841.9463

January 10th, 2014
Wine Tasting at Pappas Bros. Steakhouse Dallas
Fri, 10-Jan, 6-8p, $55 plus tax/gratuity, includes tastes of 14 Cabernet Sauvignon wines accompanied by hors d'oeuvres. Reserve: 214.366.2000. Pappas Bros. Steakhouse, 10477 Lombardy Lane, Dallas TX 75220

January 9th, 2014
Fuzi Kim Crawford Tasting
With winemaker Anthony Walkenhorst, Thurs, 9-Jan, 6:30p. Complimentary, reservation required. Featured wines: 2013 Drylands Sauvignon Blanc, 2012 Kim Crawford Small Parcel Spitfire Sauvignon Blanc, 2012 Nobilo Icon Sauvignon Blanc, 2007 Kim Crawford Small Parcel Rise and Shine Pinot Noir, 2012 Nobilo Icon Pinot Noir, 2009 Kim Crawford Small Parcel Fizz Sparkling Wine. Fuzi Fine Wines, 4757 West Park Blvd. Suite 106, Plano TX 75093, 972.943.9463

December 21st, 2013
Ice Wine Tasting at WineTastic
Sat, 21-Dec, 7-10p, $29+tax/gratuity. A selection of cheeses will complement the selection. Reserve: 214.559.8910. WineTastic, 4140 Lemmon Ave., Ste 130, Dallas, TX 75219. 214.559.8910

Thurs, 5-Dec, 7-10p
repeated Sat, 7-Dec, 3-7p

Annual Holiday Champagne and Sparkling Tasting
at WineTastic

30+ Champagnes and sparkling wines offered for tasting including Veuve Clicquot, Bollinger, Moet & Chandon, Ruinart, Charles Heidsieck, Paul Goerg, Chandon, Schramsberg, Taittinger, Laurent Perrier, and more. $40+tax/gratuity. WineTastic, 4140 Lemmon Avenue, Suite 130, Dallas TX 75219. 214.559.8910

November 22nd, 2013
30th Beaujolais & Beyond Wine Festival
at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas

The 2013 All for Wine, and Wine for All soirée takes the theme of d'Artagnan and the Three Musketeers in this special 30th edition of the French American Chamber of Commerce chapter's Beaujolais & Beyond wine festival. Fri, 22-Nov, 7-9:30p, $70 at the door ($65 in advance), includes commemorative wine glass, food and wine tasting, entertainment, silent auction and more. Wines to be tasted include a collection of French wines from Beaujolais, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Loire Valley, Provence, Alsace and Rhône Valley, and American wines from California, Washington, and Texas. Reserve: phone 972.241.0111 or register online with French American Chamber of Commerce. Cocktail or business attire; coat check will be available. Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas Grand Ballroom - 4th floor, 500 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Irving, TX 75039. Self parking $8/car, valet $12/car; DART Orange Line, Irving Convention Center stop.

November 21st, 2013
Ruinart, Krug, and Casa Dragones Tasting at Pogo's
Taste Casa Dragones 100% Blue Agave Joven Tequila Thurs, 21-Nov, 4-7p. Taste Ruinart Blanc de Blanc NV, Ruinart Rosé NV, Dom Ruinart Blanc de Blanc 2002, and Krug Grand Cuvée NV 5-7p. Pogos Wine & Spirits, Inwood Village, 5360 West Lovers Lane at Inwood Road, Dallas TX 75209, 214.350.8989

November 21st, 2013
Four Corners Brewery Beer Dinner at La Calle Doce Oak Cliff
Four Corners Brewery fall beer dinner at La Calle Doce Oak Cliff, Thurs, 21-Nov, 7p, $45, includes 4 courses and 4 beer pairings: Poblano Corn Chowder paired with Local Buzz honey rye golden ale; Three Tostadas topped with ceviche, fried shrimp, fried oyster paired with El Chingon IPA; Short Ribs braised in ancho and guajillo chile with poblano mashed potatoes and baby carrrots paired with Red's Roja American Red Ale; Pumpkin Creme Brulee paired with La Bajada Brown Ale. Reservation required: 214.941.4304. La Calle Doce Oak Cliff, 415 W. 12th Street, Dallas TX 75208,

October 24th, 2013
A dark Deep Ellum Texas evening:
Cheese, Chocolate and Wine with Dr. Sue
at Mozzarella Company

Following a welcome drink and a tour of the Mozzarella Company factory, attendees sample a pairing of eight cheeses and chocolates accompanied by wine and bread. Featuring Italian style wine made in Texas by McPherson Cellars. Tues, 24-Oct, 6:30-8:30p, $50. To reserve phone 214.741.4072. Mozzarella Company, 2944 Elm Street, Dallas (Deep Ellum) TX 75226

October 21st, 2013
2011 Vintage Premier Fête du Bordeaux Dinner at The Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek
Presented by Sigel's, the 2011 Vintage Premier Fête du Bordeaux Dinner features Jean-Charles Cazes, Lynch Bages & Ormes de Pez; Anthony Barton, Leoville Barton & Langoa Barton; and Herve Berland, Montrose & Tronquoy Lalande. Mon, 21-Oct, 7p, $225 inclusive. Please contact Jasper Russo 214.350.1271 to reserve.

October 17th, 2013
Champagne Reception and Wine Tasting at Le Cordon Bleu
Thurs, 17-Oct, 5:30p, $40, taste and compare a selection of French and American wines which will be featured at the upcoming French American Chamber of Commerce (FACC) Beaujolais & Beyond Wine Festival. Champagne reception and registration at 5:30p followed at 6:15p by an educational and fun wine tasting guided by Goody Goody Wine and Spirits' senior wine consultants.
Champagne: Charles Mignon Grande Tradition Brut; Charles Mignon Comte de Marne Brut
Bordeaux-Listrac: Château Fourcas Dupré Bellevue de Fourcas Dupré 2009
Burgundy: Corton-André Savigny-lès-Beaune 1er Cru 2009
Napa Valley-Carneros: Mahoney Vineyards Chardonnay - Gavin Vineyard
Washington-Columbia Valley: Arbor Crest Cabernet Franc Conner Lee Vineyard
Bordeaux Rosé: Agate de Cordier, Bordeaux Rosé
Côtes de Provence: Maîtres Vignerons de Saint-Tropez Cuvée Cep d’Or Rosé
Loire: Maréchal Vouvray
Napa Valley: Sparrow Hawk Sauvignon Blanc
Reserve in advance: FACC Dallas, 972.241.0111.
Location: Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, 11830 Webb Chapel Road, Dallas TX 75234. 214.647.8500

October 16th, 2013
Off the Vine Wine Blending Seminar with Anthony Bell
Wed, 16-Oct, 7-10p, $65 +tax. Anthony Bell of Bell Cellars leads a blending seminar including two single-clone Cabernets, a Merlot and a Petite Verdot. Event Location: Main Street Bistro and Bakery, 316 S. Main Street, Grapevine. Reservation required: 817.421.1091. Off The Vine, 324 S. Main St., Grapevine, TX 76051, 817.421.1091


Margerum Wine Dinner at Lark on the Park Featuring Doug Margerum
Five course dinner paired with Margerum wines featuring winemaker Doug Margerum
Date/Time: Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 at 7pm
Cost: $75, plus tax/gratuity
Reserve: Lark on the Park at 214.855.5275, or email gm at larkonthepark dot com
Location: 2015 Woodall Rodgers Freeway [between N. Harwood St. and Olive St.], Dallas TX 75201

House-Made Ricotta Tart with Fromage Blanc, Green Garlic and Mint
Margerum Pinot Gris Klickitat 2012

Grilled Asparagus with Tangerine Aioli, Bottarga and Breadcrumbs
Margerum Sauvignon Blanc Sybarite 2012

Point Reyes Tome & Original Blue Cheeses with Arugula, Aged Balsamic, Rhubarb-Strawberry Compote with Baguette
Margerum Rose Riviera 2013

Grenache Braised Oxtail with Spatzle & Pea Tendrils
Margerum Rhone Blend M5 2012

Grilled American Kobe Skirt Steak with Blue Cheese Butter, Fingerling Potatoes, Bacon Lardons, Crème Fraiche and Chives
Margerum Syrah Colson 2010

Margerum Amaro

-, March 2014

Mozzarella Company Celebrates 32 Years
save the sweet gum tree

Provence in the City 2014
Provence producers will share iconic dry rosé wines with the American wine trade and media. This event is an opportunity to taste a range of rosés (plus a few reds and whites), meet the winemakers, and learn about Provence and the winemaking process.

Boston - Monday, March 3, trade/media
Chicago - Tuesday, March 4, trade/media
San Francisco - Thursday, March 6, trade/media
New York - Monday, March 10, media only

Invitation-only educational tastings for sommeliers and media will be held in Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, San Diego, Seattle, and Washington, DC.

If you are interested in receiving an invitation, please contact Carlene Hastings at the Wines of Provence U.S. office. Send a message to trade [at] winesofprovence [dot] com or phone 202.499.4263.

Seattle Times 2/8/14
Fast track for wine novices; wine lovers will enjoy, too: meet Wine Folly's Madeline Puckette in Sommelier hacks wine world with award-winning site by Monica Guzman.

PUNCH 12/9/13
The Rise of the American Somm by Francis Percival

Holiday Dinner at San Martiño Winery
San Martiño Winery & Vineyards' annual holiday dinner with the owners and winemaker includes wild mushroom bisque; pancetta-wrapped beef tenderloin with whipped horseradish cream; roasted potatoes with fennel; lemon garlic green beans; and chocolate truffle cake. Date/Time: Saturday, December 7th, 2013 at 6pm
Cost: $55, includes Champagne reception; does not include wine to accompany the meal
Reserve: in advance, online
Location: 12512 Hwy 205 North, Rockwall TX 75087, 972.772.6043

-, December 2013

WSJ Will Lyons on Wine, 11/21/13
Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger on the Soul of Champagne

~ Resources ~

Local Winemaking
Arché Wines, Saint Jo, TX
Argus Cidery, Austin, TX
Brennan Vineyards, Comanche, TX
Brushy Creek Vineyards, Alvord, TX
Calais Winery, 3000 Commerce Street, Dallas, TX 75226, 214.453.2548
CrossRoads Winery, Frisco, TX
Dry Comal Creek Vineyards & Winery,New Braunfels, TX
Enoch's Stomp Vineyard & Winery, Harleton, TX
Fall Creek Vineyards, Tow, TX
Flat Creek Estate, Marble Falls, TX
Inwood Estates Vineyards, Dallas, TX
Landon Winery, McKinney, TX
Lightcatcher Winery, Fort Worth, TX
Lone Star Wine Cellars, McKinney, TX
Lost Oak Winery, Burleson, TX
McPherson Cellars, Lubbock, TX
Messina Hof Winery, Bryan, TX
San Martino Winery & Vineyards, Rockwall, TX
Sunset Winery, Burleson, TX
Times Ten Cellars, Dallas, TX
Wales Manor Winery & Vineyard, McKinney, TX
Way Out Wineries
4.0 Cellars: experience the wines of Brennan Vineyards, Lost Oak Winery, and McPherson Cellars in a Fredericksburg, TX-based tasting room/wine club fifth annual conference April 12-14, 2013, Baltimore, MD
Texas Wine, Toast a rising star
Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association
Texas Mead Association
Slow Food Wine
Recognose Aroma Reference Technologies
American Institute of Wine and Food
CIA ProChef Professional Wine Studies
Salone del Gusto
WSET; WSET 3-Minute Wine School
Cicerone: beer certification program
Wine temperature
Texas Sommelier Association
The Wine and Food Foundation of Texas
Dallas Uncorked
Women for Winesense
Alfonso Cevola
Alison Smith
David Waddington
George Howald
James Tidwell
Jim Larkin, Crush Wine Sales
Mark Monfrey's Artisanal Beverage Company
Wine Curmudgeon Jeff Siegel
Paul Pinnell
Dallas Rising Star Chefs,
Provence Wine Safari with Mike Rijken
Quebec Francois Chartier

Darryl Beeson 1956-2010
KERA: Think
Dallas Morning News: Eats
D Magazine: Frontburner, SideDish
Star-Telegram Food
Pegasus News
Zester Daily
Sommelier: Eric Asimov: Service
NY Times Diner's Journal
SF Chronicle Jon Bonné
Bloomberg Wine critics more sensitive to flavors
SF Weekly Voodoo on the Vine
Forbes: Pascale LeDraoulec: 10 Perfect Food & Wine Pairings
Slate: Will end the war over direct wine deliveries?
Food and Wine: A Taste of Terroir on the Cheap
Scott Tracy
SF Chronicle: Taste-bud theory put to the test
SF Chronicle: The wine industry looks at alternatives to barrels
Dallas Morning News Selling Texas Wine to Yankees
Seattle Times 2007 Recap
Seattle Times 2008 Top 100 Washington wines
SF Chronicle: The wine mechanics
SF Chronicle: Top 100 Wines 2007
SF Chronicle: Bonny Doon Vineyard's investment in WA
SF Chronicle: Master of Wine
International Herald Tribune Some beers really do get better with age by Jeff Boda
SF Chronicle: Worth its weight in gold? Why some people happily pay $500 for a bottle of wine
SF Chronicle: Taming of the Screw
Restaurant Business Best Buys in Value Wines
Austin Business Journal: Retailers angry over Texas wine law
30 Italian Wines under $30
Chronicle's Top Bargain Wines of 2005
Boston Globe 50 Flavorful Affordable Wines
French Wine Society
Gambero Rosso
Rosé from Provence
Wines of Southwest France
Wine from Portugal
Wines From Spain
La Mancha DO
Rias Baixas DO
Ribera del Duero DO, and its Ruta del Vino
Rioja DO
Toro DO, Castilla y Leon, Spain
Wine Spectator newsletters
Wine Advocate
Wine Enthusiast
Wine Review Online
Jancis Robinson
Wines of Chile
Dr. Vino
Mondovino trailer
Dallas Farmers Market Friends
Dallas Wine Competition
Dallas Observer Best of Dallas
Austin Food & Wine Festival April 25-27, 2014
Wine Business
Zest Fest, January 24-26, 2014, Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, Irving, TX
Wine and Culinary Arts Festival, San Antonio, May 14-18, 2014
Foodways Texas Symposium, Austin, March 20-22, 2014
Savor Dallas March 20-22, 2014
Fort Worth Food and Wine Festival March 27-30, 2014
Grapevine TX GrapeFest People's Choice 2013 winners
Grapevine TX GrapeFest Sept. 11-14, 2014
Sugar Land Wine and Food Affair April 23-27, 2014
Local Wine Events
After wine, Paciugo Chocolate Conference & Festival October 26, 2013

Texas: 5th largest wine producing state in the nation
Wine trails: 11
More than 180 wineries
Texas' wine and wine grape industry: $1.7 billion
Commercial growers: 315
Grape-bearing acres: 3,300


Contact Us classifieds dallaswine is sponsored by
Looking for a place to buy and sell wine and accessories?
Visit our friends at classifieds.

All rights reserved © 2014
Powered by Emphasys Internet Solutions of Dallas For more information about
web hosting, design, development, & marketing,
visit emphasys internet solutions.