Are you partial to pinot noirs?Strings
, 1700 Humboldt Street, has paired up withMarczyk Fine Foods
and Republic National for the Passion of Pinot Noirs Wine Tasting, which will feature appetizers and a range of pinot noirs from around the world -- as well as some non-pinot wines to challenge the palate. The tasting runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., and admission is $30; call 303-831-7310 or visitwww.stringsrestaurant.com
In Longmont, Terroir hosts a Meet the Winemaker night with Ballentine Vineyards, pairing five courses with wines. Here's a taste of the menu...
The community-style dinner will start withh Mizuna salad with fresh melon, smoked prosciutto, Haystack chevre and mint vinaigrette, paired with Ballentine's Malvasia Bianco.
Course two: Lobster and sweet corn risotto with sweet corn and truffle emulsion, paired with the Chenin Blanc.
Course three: Duck tortellini served in a duck demi glace with hearty greens, paired with the Cabernet Franc.
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Course four: Grilled bison flank steak served with oxtail hash with a blueberry-infused red wine sauce, paired with the Petite Sirah.
Course five: Blackberry soup served with frozen yogurt and a coconut tuille.
The dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $45 and up; Terroir is at 246 Main Street in Longmont. Call 303-651-0630 or visit www.terroir-restaurant.com.
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