This Tuesday, Nov. 1, l’Eté du Vin is throwing a party for the distaff set with their Champagne and Chardonnay event. Here's the official invite:
Ladies mark your calendars for Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, and save the cocktail hour, 6-8:30 p.m., for some girl time.
Our Sparkling Silent Auction will feature a tempting vast array of white wines and you’ll be among the first to see the new ‘love george’ handbag designs by Katherine Capps.
Join us as we band together to support the fight against cancer.
$100 per person. ($75 is tax deductible.) Valet parking.
Click here to make your reservation.
Fortunately, there's another event tonight that all of us can enjoy together. Saffire Restaurant in Franklin is throwing a Fall Harvest Dinner starting at 6:30 p.m. Executive Chef Vinny Tardo has created a seasonally inspired five-course tasting menu of locally grown and harvested ingredients which he will pair with five small-production wines from around the world that have been specially selected as a perfect match for each of the courses. Saffire's wine buyer, Lou Vargo, will talk about the wine/food pairings for the evening.
FALL HARVEST DINNER
Pumpkin bisque, roasted squash, maple creme fraiche
Wine: Kuentz-Bas Gewurztraminer
Roasted roots, watercress, lamb lardons, sherry vinaigrette
Wine: Spy Valley Pinot Noir
Braised pork cheek, local chard, celeriac, root beer reduction
Wine: Steele Pacini Vineyard Zinfandel
Intermezzo — Bonnie Blue goat cheese ice cream
Bear Creek Farm beef, charred corn succotash, broccolini, gastrique
Wine: Steele Stymie Syrah
Apple spice cake, whiskey caramel, coffee bean, spiced cream
Wine: Broadbent Madeira Malmsey 10 Year
If you're interested, call the restaurant for more information and to make a reservation.
Fall Harvest Wine Dinner
The Factory at Franklin