Birmingham Restaurant Week’s Wine-O-Logy
August 16 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm$25
Get ready for a POURfect night! Sip, savor and continue the yum even after Birmingham Restaurant Week (BRW) at the signature Wine-O-logy event! Happening Tuesday, August 16 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., guests can explore their palette through this wine flight tasting event featuring five wine samples provided by United-Johnson Brothers of Alabama and five delicious hors d’oeuvre pairings from Sysco Foods. After the tasting, each guest will receive a complimentary glass of their favorite wine from the offering.
This is a must-attend event taking place at Birmingham Botanical Gardens and The Gardens Cafe by Kathy G, one of Birmingham’s most beautiful venues!
Tickets are $25 each in advance. This event will sell out, so get your tickets ASAP! Purchase tickets at www.bhamrestaurantweek.com/events.
Tastings to Include:
Champs de Provence Brut Rosé – Provence, France
A classic dry rosé with vibrant notes of red berries, citrus and orange blossom with a medium-body, flavorful hints of raspberry and a zesty mineral finish.
Fried Pork Belly Bite with Garlic Mojo Sauce & Pickled Red Onion
Frei Brothers Chardonnay – Russian River, California
Beautiful soft straw color with hints of pale green tinges. Fruit forward aromas rich with citrus, lime zest, white peach and Honey crisp apple mingle with delicate notes of hazelnut, roasted nuts and oak spice. Flavors of crisp, zesty lemon, and barrel spice with just a touch of minerality The wine is refreshing with a beautifully focused, creamy mouthfeel that has bright acidity balance and a long, juicy finish.
Peach Park Gazpacho Shooter
Matua Sauvignon Blanc – Marlborough, New Zealand
Soft in color with green hues, this Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc shows tropical and citrus fruits along with attractive herbaceous/varietal characters on the nose. The palate is generous and fruit driven with acidity giving a fresh, clean palate.
Bloody Mary Rubbed Chicken Wing, Tomato Bacon Ranch Dressing, Celery Ribbons
Truth Be Told Cabernet Sauvignon – Columbia Valley, Washington, California
Rich, ripe, and well-structured with flavors of juicy blackberry and cherry fruit, creamy milk chocolate, and dusty notes all tied together with a toasty oak finish.
Thai Tabbouleh Herb Salad, Coconut Curry Shrimp Skewer, Mint
Simi Pinot Noir – Sonoma, California
Concentrated with aromas of macerated cherries, cranberries and dark oolong tea. On the palate, this wine has brambly notes of mulberries, ripe Bing cherries with notes of baking spices and sweet toasty oak with a long, silky smooth finish.
Strawberry Gelato “Shortcake Sundae” Crunch
J Vineyard’s Pinot Gris – California
Layers of bright fruit and aromas of honeysuckle and citrus with generous notes of white peach, pear and mandarin that blend with layers of ripe tropical pineapple, lychee, starfruit and coconut.
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