Challenge your wine knowledge at Brasserie Provence, 150 N Hurstbourne Lane, on Wednesday, May 23rd at 6:30 p.m. at a mystery wine dinner. The game spans four French regions and four new world wine countries selected by advanced level sommelier Julie Defriend from Vintner Select. The blind tasting is paired with Chef Patrick’s international menu. If you can Identify the regions, countries & cépages of all eight wines, you’ll win a special bottle of wine. The dinner is $75 per person plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 502-883-3153.
Guests are welcomed with an artisan French-Kentucky cocktail, after which the game begins. Each course is paired with one French wine and one wine produced in a new world wine country. Guests will decide which is which. First course includes an asparagus, hearts of palm & snow pea salad with fresh goat cheese and cilantro vinaigrette accompanied by two wines from the same cépage. The second course of baked John Dory, ginger polenta and mango butter will also be paired with two wines from the same cépage. The third course of braised beef short ribs with chick pea purée and avocado relish will be served with two blended wines. Lastly, the dinner will end with a grilled lamb chop, wild mushroom eggplant gratin and barbecue reduction with an additional two blended wines.
Wines will be available for purchase with a 15% discount through Westport Whiskey & Wine.