South American Wine Dinner

Join us for a journey through South America with wine and food pairings prepared by Chef Alex Uribe. Dave Bangert, Sommelier and friend from Empire Distributors, will share his knowledge of South America’s fine wines. Wine reception and hors d’oeuvres at 7:00 pm, with seated group 4 course dinner at 8:00 pm.

Thursday, March 2nd  - 7 pm

Join us for a journey through South America! We are so excited about these food & wine pairings Chef Alejandro has prepared. 
 
RECEPTION
Brazilian Coxinha (

chicken croquettes) with Cilantro Aioli
Argentine Braised Lamb Empanadas
Shrimp and Scallop Ceviche in Plantain Cups
Choripan (chorizo sliders)
Carnaval Brut NV, Brazil
La Yunta Torrontes 2015, La Rioja, Argentina
Mountain Door Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Mendoza, Argentina
 
FIRST COURSE
Pan Seared Chilean Sea Bass
Hominy, Scallions, Tomatoes, 
Tocineta (unsmoked/uncured bacon), 
Passion Fruit Gastrique
Talinay Sauvignon Blanc 2014, Limari Valley, Chile

SECOND COURSE
Pork Belly Cazuela (traditional South American stew)
Trivento Golden Reserve Malbec 2014, Mendoza, Argentina

THIRD COURSE
Reverse Seared NY Strip Churrasco with Purple Potatoes,  
Fire Roasted Aji Peppers and Chimichurri
Elqui Carmenere/Syrah/Malbec 2013, Elqui Valley, Chile
 
FOURTH COURSE
Fire Roasted Sweet Plantain 
with Bocadillo (guava jelly), Quesito 
and Yerba Mate Panela (South American tea & unrefined cane sugar) syrup 
Concha y Toro Marques de Casa Concha Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Puente Alto Vineyard, Maipo Valley, Chile

DESSERT RECEPTION
Alfajores de Cajeta (buttery macaron-like cookies with dulce de leche mousse)
Table Late Harvest Muscat 2015, Limari Valley, Chile

$65 plus tax and gratuity for hors d’oeuvres reception, 4 plated courses, dessert reception and 8 SOUTH AMERICAN WINES!

Seats are still available at our South American Wine Dinner!
Call 919-323-4816 to reserve your spot.
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