May 30th, 2013|
Sake and Cheese Class at Scardello's
Cheese and sake both contain lactic acid and loads of umami (the fifth taste). Learn about how sake is made and try some amazing combinations, Thurs, 30-May, 7p, $35, reserve online. Scardello Artisan Cheese, 3511 Oak Lawn Avenue, Dallas TX 75219. 214.219.1300
May 21st, 2013|
Bottled Poetry Imports & Caelum Winery Vino 100
Meet Constanza Pimentel, co-owner of Caelum Vineyards, Mendoza, Argentina, Tues, 21-May, 5-7p, $24 +tax/gratuity, includes tastes of Caelum Chardonnay 2011, Caelum Malbec 2010, Caelum Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, and Caelum Malbec Reserva 2010 accompanied by light hors d'oeuvres, reservations required: 214.969.9463. Vino 100, 2909 McKinney Avenue, Suite A, Dallas TX 75204
May 16th, 2013|
Cheese 101 Class at Scardello's
Comparative tastings, basics on how cheese is made and cheese pairing fundamentals, accompanied by out-of-the-ordinary items and wines, Thurs, 16-May, 7p, $30. Scardello Artisan Cheese, 3511 Oak Lawn Avenue, Dallas TX 75219. Reserve: 214.219.1300
May 8th, 2013|
Off the Vine Norman Vineyards Wine Tasting at Classic Wine Storage
With Jim Norman, owner, Norman Vineyards, Wed, 8-May, 7p, $20 +tax, includes tastes of 6 wines together with an assortment of cheese, bread, fruit and chocolate. Event Location: Classic Wine Storage, 525 South Nolen, Suite 200, Southlake. Reservation required: 817.421.1091. Off The Vine, 324 S. Main St., Grapevine, TX 76051, 817.421.1091
May 7th, 2013|
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. Tues, 7-May, 6:30-8:30p, $50. Mozzarella Company, 2944 Elm Street (Deep Ellum), Dallas TX 75226. Reserve: 214.741.4072
May 2nd, 2013|
Wine Tasting at Jimmy's
With Armando Castagnedi co-owner with his three brothers of Tenuta Sant’Antonio. Wines to be tasted: 2011 Scaia Bianca, 2011 Scaia Rosso, 2010 Valpolicella, 2009 Ripasso Monti Garbi, 2008 Amarone, 2006 Campo di Gigli Amarone, Passito and
Recioto. Thurs, 2-May, 6:15p check-in; tasting at 6:30p. $49 +tax/gratuity includes four course dinner prepared by chef Tommaso Lestingi. Jimmy's Food Store, 4901 Bryan, Dallas. Reserve: 214.823.6180
May 2nd, 2013|
Spring Fling Tasting at WineTastic
Join Terri Burney on the patio or in the tasting room for a spring evening of sipping and swirling some favorite whites and lighter reds, Thurs, 2-May 7-9p, $15 +tax/gratuity. WineTastic, 4140 Lemmon Avenue, Suite 130, Dallas TX 75219. 214.559.8910
May 1st, 2013|
90+ Cellars New Release Tasting at Sigel's - Greenville
Wed, 1-May, 5-7p, featuring Kevin Mehra, founder of 90+ Cellars complimentary.
Sigel’s - Greenville, 5757 Greenville, Dallas. RSVP: David Waddington, 214.739.4012, or email store01wine [at] sigels [dot] com
May 1st, 2013|
Petroni Wine and Cheese Pairing at Scardello's
With Petroni Vineyards' winemaker Martin Mackenzie Wed, 1-May, 7p, $35. Scardello Artisan Cheese, 3511 Oak Lawn Avenue, Dallas TX 75219. Reserve: 214.219.1300
April 25th, 2013|
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, 25-Apr, 6:30-8:30p, $50. Reserve: 214.741.4072. Mozzarella Company, 2944 Elm Street, Dallas (Deep Ellum) TX 75226
April 20th, 2013|
Chocolate and Wine Class at Calais Winery
A casual and educational afternoon of wine and chocolate pairing led by Zach Townsend, Sat, 20-Apr, 1:30p, $60. Chocolates include Scharffen Berger 70% cacao dark chocolate, Patric Madagascar 67% cacao dark chocolate, Valrhona 55% cacao semi-sweet dark chocolate, Valrhona 41% cacao dark milk Jivara Lactée. Purchase ticket online. Calais Winery, 3000 Commerce Street, Dallas TX 75226, 214.453.2548
April 16th, 2013|
Springtime Revival Class
at Molto Formaggio
Michael Perlmeter presents three courses each paired with wine. Choose Mon, 15-Apr or Tues 16-Apr, 6:30p, $75 per couple, includes one gift bag per couple with a bottle of wine and cheese featured in the class. Molto Formaggio, Highland Park Village Shopping Center (SW corner Preston & Mockingbird), 68 Highland Park Village, Dallas TX 75205, Advance reservation required: 214.526.0700
April 16th, 2013|
Silverado Vineyards Wine Dinner at Cru - Legacy
Reception and four-course dinner featuring wines from Silverado Vineyards, introduced by winemaker Jon Emmerich, Tues, 16-April, 6:30p reception, 7p dinner, $79. Wines include Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley 2010, Chardonnay Carneros 2010, Merlot Mt. George Vineyard Napa Valley 2008, Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2008, and SOLO Stags Leap District Napa Valley 2009. Cru Wine Bar - Shops at Legacy, 7201 Bishop Rd., Ste. E2, Plano, Texas. Reservations: 972.312.9463
April 16th, 2013|
Meet the Winemaker at Whole Foods Market - Plano
Meet and taste with Jon Emmerich, winemaker, Silverado Vineyards, Tues, 16-Apr, 4:30-6p, free. Jon will be answering questions and signing bottles. Whole Foods Market Plano, 2201 Preston Road (at Park), Plano, TX 75093. 972.612.6729
April 12th, 2013|
Back to the Future Tasting at Pappas Bros. Steakhouse Dallas
Fri, 12-Apr, 6-8p, $55 plus tax/gratuity, includes tastes of vintages from the 1990s accompanied by hors d'oeuvres. Reserve: 214.366.2000. Pappas Bros. Steakhouse, 10477 Lombardy Lane, Dallas TX 75220
April 9th, 2013|
Four Corners Brewery Beer-Paired Dinner at The Grape
Four course dinner Tues, 9-Apr, 6:30p, $55 plus tax/gratuity.
The Grape, 2808 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206. Complimentary valet parking. Very limited seating, phone for reservation: 214.828.1981
April 9th, 2013|
David Arthur Vineyards Dinner at Into the Glass
With David Long, Tues, 9-Apr, reception 6:30p, dinner 7p, $75 plus tax/gratuity, includes 5 courses paired with wines. Into the Glass, 322 S. Main Street, Grapevine, TX 76051. Advance reservation required: 817.442.1969
April 6th, 2013|
Big Texas Beer Fest at Fair Park Automotive Bldg
Sat, 6-Apr, 2p, $35 +tax.
Purchase ticket online.
List of participants
April 4th, 2013|
Bob Egelhoff Wine Dinner at Bonnell's
Meet winemaker Bob Egelhoff Thurs, 4-Apr, $120, plus tax/gratuity, includes five courses paired with wine.
First Course: Lobster Roll on Toasted Brioche paired with Egelhoff Riesling
Second Course: Wild Cobia Fish and Chips paired with Bonnell's Chardonnay
Third Course: Quail Confit with Black Bean Puree and Arugula paired with Walton Cabernet Sauvignon
Fourth Course: Venison Filet Mignon with Blue Corn and Blue Cheese Grits and Fried Spinach paired with Egelhoff Cabernet Sauvignon
DessertOpen Faced Chocolate Cookie Sandwich with Toffee Ice Cream paired with Walton Tawny Port. Bonnell's Restaurant, 4259 Bryant Irvin Rd., Fort Worth, Texas 76109. To reserve: 817.738.5489
April 3rd, 2013|
Kermit Lynch Portfolio Tasting at Sigel's - Greenville
Complimentary tasting with Bruce Neyers, national sales manager for Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant, Wed, 3-April, 5-7p. Sigel's Greenville, 5757 Greenville Avenue, Dallas TX. Please reserve online or phone David Waddington: 214.739.4012
March 29th, 2013|
California Cheese and Wine Tasting at Scardello Artisan Cheese
Fri, 29-Mar, 8p, $30, reserve online. Scardello Artisan Cheese, 3511 Oak Lawn Avenue, Dallas TX 75219. 214.219.1300
March 18th, 2013|
DeLoach Wine Dinner at Jasper's Plano
With DeLoach Vineyards winemaker Brian Maloney, Mon, 18-Mar, 6:30p, $75 +tax/gratuity.
Reserve: 469.867.3681. Jasper's Restaurant, 7161 Bishop Road, Suite G-1, Plano, TX 75024, 469.229.9111.
March 14th - 17th, 2013 Savor Dallas
March 13th, 2013|
Margerum Wine Tasting at Sigel's-Greenville
Complimentary tasting of Margerum and Happy Canyon wines with Doug Margerum, Wed, 13-Mar, 5-7p, Sigel's Greenville, 5757 Greenville Avenue, Dallas TX please reserve online or phone David Waddington 214.739.4012.
March 9th, 2013|
5 Cheeses 5 Wines at Veritas Wine Room
Veritas is teaming up with Scardello Cheese for a tasting of cheeses and wines from France, Sat, 9-Mar, 4-6p, $20. Veritas Wine Room, 2323 N. Henderson Ave., #103, Dallas, TX 75206, (just east of The Capitol Pub) 214.841.9463
March 8th, 2013|
Pinot Family of Wines Tasting at Pappas Bros. Steakhouse - Dallas
Fri, 8-Mar, 6-8p $55 +tax/gratuity, includes tastes of Pinot Blanc, Gris and Noir, and hors d'oeuvres. Reservation required: 214.366.2000. Pappas Bros. Steakhouse, 10477 Lombardy Lane, Dallas TX 75220
March 8th, 2013|
Ransom Wine Dinner at Grace
Six course dinner with Tad Seestedt Fri, 8-Mar, meet and greet reception 6:30p; seated dinner 7p, $125 plus tax/gratuity. Grace, 777 Main Street (between 6th and 7th Streets), Fort Worth TX 76102, valet parking available. Reserve: 817.877.3388
March 7th, 2013|
Rhone Tasting at The Wine Therapist
Tasting of Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre blends led by Rhone lover Wes Dorlich Thurs, 7-Mar, 5:30-8p, $10. The Wine Therapist, 1810 Skillman at LaVista (Lakewood), Dallas, TX 75206. Please reserve: email winetherapist [dot] info [at] gmail [dot] com or call 214.821.9463
February 26th, 2013|
Cocktail du Commerce at St. Emilion
Mon, 26-Feb, 6-8p, $35, includes hors d'oeuvres and 2 drink tickets. Reserve: online or phone French American Chamber of Commerce (FACC) 972.241.0111. Saint-Emilion Restaurant,
3617 West 7th Street, Fort Worth TX 76107, 817.737.2781
February 25th, 2013|
Truchard Vineyards at Central Market Dallas Preston Royal
Meet Tony and Jo Ann Truchard Mon, 25-Feb, 5-7p, for a wine sampling and bottle signing in the wine department at Central Market Dallas Preston Royal, 10720 Preston Rd., Dallas, TX 75230, 972.860.6500.
Dallas Wine Trail Fall Grand Tasting
4th annual Drink Dallas: Dallas Wine Trail Fall Grand Tasting
Date/Time: Saturday, November 3rd, 2012, 11am-5pm
Cost: $49.95 +tax includes three tastes at each of the four Dallas wineries, a free bottle of wine from one of the four wineries, souvenir glass; light food pairing at each winery; and a Dallas Wine Trail map.
Purchase tickets online: $54.07.
Calais Winery, 3000 Commerce Street, Dallas TX 75226. 214.453.2548
FUQUA Winery, 3737 Atwell Street #203, Dallas TX 75209. 214.769.1147
Inwood Estates, 1350 Manufacturing St. #209, Dallas TX 75207. 214.902.9452
Times Ten Cellars, 6324 Prospect Avenue, Dallas TX 75214. 214.824.9463
DallasWine.com, November 2012
Happy 4rd Anniversary to Scardello's
Saturday, October 29, 5:30-10:30pm
Rich and Karen Rogers celebrate the 4th anniversary of their shop, Scardello Artisan Cheese. Stop by Saturday, October 27th, 6:30-10p for a $4 glass of wine. Try the cheesemonger's choice cheese plate, too. 3511 Oak Lawn Avenue, Dallas TX 75219. Parking in front and in back.
AIWF / Dallas Farmers Market Friends
Fall 2012 Chef’s Cooking Class Series
Local chefs demonstrate their favorite dishes inspired by produce fresh from the market.
Oct 20: Patton Robertson, Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck
Oct 13th: Bartolino Cocuzza, Amici Signature Italian
Oct 6th: Samir Dhurandhar, Nick & Sam's Steakhouse
Sept 29th: Chad Houser, Café Momentum
Sept 22nd: Dan Landsberg, Dragonfly Restaurant
Location: Classes are held in the demonstration kitchen on the second floor of the Dallas Farmers Market Resource Center, 1010 S. Pearl Street, Dallas.
Date/Time: Saturdays, September 22nd through October 20th, 2012, 11:30am until 1pm. Doors open 11 am.
Cost: $30 at the door, space permitting ($25 in advance online); $110 for a 5-class package. Group rates for 10 or more. Reserve.
Paid reservations will be held at the door for each class. Cancellations require one week advance notice.
The Dallas Farmers Market Chef’s Cooking Class Series is sponsored by The American Institute of Wine & Food (AIWF) and the Dallas Farmers Market Friends.
- Karen Silverston, September 2012
The Wine and Food Foundation of Texas' 10th Annual Tour de Vin - Austin, TX
A get-your-passport-stamped wine and food tasting featuring wine from around the world, domestic and internationally-inspired Central Texas cuisine, live music, and a silent auction featuring rare wines and unique restaurant packages.
Location: W Austin, 200 Lavaca Street, Austin TX 78701
Date/Time: Friday, August 24th, 2012, 6:30-9:30p
Cost: $80 ($60 members)
DallasWine.com, August 2012
AIWF / Dallas Farmers Market Friends Summer 2012 Chef's Cooking Class Series
Local chefs demonstrate favorite dishes inspired by produce fresh from the market Saturdays, July 14th through August 18th, 2012, 11:30am-1pm.
August 18th Jay Jerrier, Il Cane Rosso
August 11th Gerard Thompson, Rough Creek Lodge
August 4th Scott Gottlich, Bijoux
July 21st Mark McDaniel, ReMARKable Affairs Cafe
July 14th Jeff Moschetti, Jasper's Plano
Cost: Each class is $25 with a reservation; $30 at the door, space permitting. A 5-class package is $110. Group rates are available for 10 people or more.
Location: Classes are held in the demonstration kitchen on the second floor of the Dallas Farmers Market Resource Center, 1010 S. Pearl Street, Dallas. Doors open 11am.
To reserve: Mail check or money order payable to AIWF with reservation form to Cooking Class, c/o AIWF, P. O. Box 12384, Dallas TX 75225, or, pay via PayPal.
Reservations will be held at the door for each class. Cancellations require one week advance notice.
Sponsored by The American Institute of Wine & Food (AIWF) and
Dallas Farmers Market Friends.
- Richard Silverston, July 2012
Siduri Wine Dinner at Jasper's Plano
With Adam and Dianna Lee, June 26, 2012, 6:30 pm, $85 plus tax/gratuity. To reserve phone Jamie Carey at 972.673.0823. Jasper's Restaurant, 7161 Bishop Road, Suite G-1, Plano, TX 75024. 469.229.9111
at Central Market - all locations
Wed., May 9th - Tues., May 22nd, 2012
Winemakers, chefs, French breads, patisserie, charcuterie, fromage, and other regional products and special events. In the wine and beer department, meet and greet winemakers and sample French wine, complimentary.
Register online for these special events:
~ PATRICE OLIVON, program director of culinary arts, L'Academie de Cuisine, Gaithersburg, MD
A Taste of Provence:
Wednesday, May 9, Dallas Lovers
French Regional Favorites: The South of France:
Saturday, May 12, Fort Worth
Sunday, May 13, Plano
~ THOMAS HENRIOT, managing director, Champagne Henriot, Reims, France; Bouchard Père & Fils, Beaune, France; William Fèvre, Chablis, France; Villa Ponciago, Fleurie, France
Begin with a Bit of Bubbly:
Friday, May 11, Fort Worth
Saturday, May 12, Dallas Lovers
~ LAURENT DROUHIN, manager of development, U.S. market, Maison Joseph Drouhin, Beaune, France
Biodynamic Wines of Burgundy:
Monday, May 14, Dallas Lovers
Tuesday, May 15, Fort Worth
~ BRUNO DAVAILLON, executive chef, Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek, Dallas, TX
Regional French Favorites: The Loire Valley:
Tuesday, May 15, Southlake
Wednesday, May 16, Dallas Lovers
~ ANNE WILLAN, cookbook author and founder of LaVarenne cooking school, Burgundy, now based in Santa Monica, CA
Discover the Food and Wine of France:
Friday, May 18, Dallas Lovers
~ CECILE DELANNES, ambassadrice, French Cheese Club, College Park, MD
An Introduction to Traditional French Cheeses:
Friday, May 18, Plano
Saturday, May 19, Southlake
Tuesday, May 22, Dallas Lovers
- DallasWine.com, May 2012
Meet Christophe Ehrhart, Domaine Josmeyer, Alsace, in the French Wine Society's Producer Webcast, Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 11am Central [Noon Eastern]
The French Wine Society offers an online continuing education program of live interviews with guest producers in which members can post their own questions. The webcast interview with Christophe Ehrhart, Domaine Josmeyer is open to the public. Register online.
~ The reasons behind going biodynamic
~ The impact biodynamics has had on the vineyard
~ Josmeyer response to biodynamic naysayers
~ Josmeyer blends and wines of terroir
~ Josmeyer response to the "natural wine" movement
~ A guided tasting
View a core curriculum webinar, the Viticultural History of the Rhône, here.
- DallasWine.com, March 2012
Moshin Vineyards Winemaker Dinner at Restaurant AVA in Rockwall - Thursday, March 15th, 2012, at 7:30pm
Meet Rick and Amber Moshin, proprietors of Moshin Vineyards, at Restaurant AVA. Five courses prepared by Randall Copeland and Nathan Tate will be paired with Moshin wines:
Vanilla-Lime Marinated Gulf Shrimp, Caramelized Hearts of Palm, Pineapple
Moshin Sauvignon Blanc Granita
Moshin Sauvignon Blanc
Spring Pea Ravioli and Crispy Sweetbreads
Smokey Pork Broth, Crispy Sweetbread, Pickled Black Trumpets
Wood Roasted Berkshire Pork Loin
Mustard Greens, Potato and Leek Perogi,
Moshin Pinot Noir
USDA Prime New York Strip
Black Garlic, Swiss Chard, Parmesan Gnocchi
Key Lime Pie
Location: 108 S. Goliad, Rockwall TX 75087
Date/Time: Thursday, March 15th, 2012, 7:30pm
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