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Wine Dinner Featuring the wines of South Africa

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Date: Thu, Jan 17, 2013
Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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Wine Dinner

Featuring The African Continent
6 pm - Social
6:30 pm Dinner
$79++

(Epicurean Club Members receive a 15% discount!)

Join us to explore the unique and diverse cuisine of Africa. Come enjoy a four course meal created by Chef Oscar La Fuente paired with exceptional wines crafted in the various regions of South Africa. Please visit our website to view the menu.

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Reception

Cauliflower Fritters with Mango Chutney
Mini Lamb & Veal Kefta with Tomato & Cucumber Salad

Wine Pairing: Lion’s Lair Family Reserve White, South Africa 2011


First Course

Chicken & Shrimp Soup with Okra, Corn & Scotch Bonnet

Wine Pairing: Groot Constantia Sauvignon Blanc, West Cape, Constantia, South Africa 2011


Second Course

House Made Merquez Sausage Meatball with Warm Potato & Cod Salad

Wine Pairing: Lion’s Lair Family Reserve Red, South Africa 2010


Third Course

Berbere (Crusted Wild Boar) with Candied Yam & Plantain Hash, Swiss Chard & Sweet & Sour Ketchup

Wine Pairing: Reyneke Capstone Bordeaux Blend, Stellenbosch, South Africa 2010


Dessert Course

Chocolate Rum Cake with Roasted Banana Ice Cream, Cinnamon Cream & Salted Peanut Brittle

Wine Pairing: Barista Pinotage, Western Cape, South Africa 2010

Menu Subject to Change Based on Availability



Introducing our NEW Food, Wine and Fine Spirits Group!

The Carolina Club Food, Wine and Fine Spirits Group represents a collective group of Club Members interested in the learning, tasting and discovering about the many foods, wines and fine spirits offered throughout the world. Each month a various selection of discovery opportunities are provided via tastings, dinners and cooking demonstrations. When available, nationally recognized industry experts will be part of the events to educate and provide professional experience. We encourage Members who have a heart discovery and a love of culinary, wines and spirits to be a part of the Food, Wine and Fine Spirits Group.

  • 20% off all Bi-Monthly Wine Dinners ($60 Members / $75 Non Members)
  • 40%off all Monthly Beverage Tastings ($15 Members / $25 Non Members)
  • 40% off all Bi-Monthly Chef cooking classes food demonstrations ($15 Members / $25 Non Members)
  • 20% off all bottle wines ordered at the Club
  • $5 Monthly featured wines by the glass
  • Chef’s Table dinner discount on food menu

 

January

Food & Wine Dinner

Thursday, 1/17

Wines of South Africa

Wine / Spirits / Beer Tasting

Thursday 1/24

Pinot Noirs

February

Chef’s Cooking Class

Monday 2/4

Cooking with Chocolate

Wine / Spirits / Beer Tasting

Thursday 2/21

Single Malt Scotch

March

Food & Wine Dinner

Thursday 3/21

Seafood & Chardonnay

Wine / Spirits / Beer Tasting

Friday, 3/1

Irish / European Beer Tasting

April

Chef’s Cooking Class

Date TBA

Cooking w/ Fresh Herbs

Wine / Spirits / Beer Tasting

Date TBA

Classic & Culture Martinis

May

Food & Wine Dinner

Date TBA

Wines of France

Wine / Spirits / Beer Tasting

Date TBA

Beers of Mexico

June

Chef’s Cooking Class

Date TBA

Summer Grilling

Wine / Spirits / Beer Tasting

Date TBA

Light Summer White Wines

July

Food & Wine Dinner

Date TBA

Wines of South America

Wine / Spirits / Beer Tasting

Date TBA

Fine Rums of the Caribbean

August

Chef’s Cooking Class

Date TBA

To be Announced

Wine / Spirits / Beer Tasting

Date TBA

Tequila Tasting

September

Food & Wine Dinner

Date TBA

Australian Wine Dinner

Wine / Spirits / Beer Tasting

Date TBA

To be Announced

October

Chef’s Cooking Class

Date TBA

To be Announced

Wine / Spirits / Beer Tasting

Date TBA

Oktoberfest Beers

November

Food & Wine Dinner

Date TBA

A Taste of Italy

Wine / Spirits / Beer Tasting

Date TBA

Champagnes & Sparklers

December

Chef’s Cooking Class

Date TBA

To be Announced

Wine / Spirits / Beer Tasting

Date TBA

Fine Liqueurs

  Confirmed Event Descriptions

JANUARY

Food & Wine Dinner
Thursday, January 17
Wines of South Africa
6PM Welcome Reception
6:30PM DinnerWine / Spirits / Beer Tasting
Thursday, January 24
Featuring Pinot Noirs
Taste a selection of 5 Pinot Noirs, both on the current Carolina Club Wine List and those being considered for placement. Chef Oscar provides a selection of foods for the pairings.

FEBRUARY

Chef’s Cooking Class
Monday, February 4
Cooking with Chocolate
A perfect time of year to learn the delicious uses of chocolate both for dessert and as an ingredient in cooking.Wine / Spirits / Beer Tasting
Thursday, February 21
Single Malt Scotch
Learn and taste the difference of Scotch whisky from the Highlands, Speyside, Islay and the Lowlands. Become informed on the distilling and fermentation process, single malts vs. blended scotch and the years of craftsmanship to develop fine Scotch whisky.

 
MARCH

Food & Wine Dinner
Thursday, March 21
Seafood & Chardonnay
Enjoy an evening of tasting selections of lighter to fuller and oakey chardonnays as Chef Oscar pairs selections of fresh seafood tastes throughout the evening.Wine / Spirits / Beer Tasting
Friday, March 1
Irish / European Beer Tasting
Sample a selection of 5 international beers as you get your taste buds ready for St. Pat’s Day.
APRIL

Chef’s Cooking Class
Date to be announced
Cooking with Fresh Herbs
Chef Oscar demonstrates best use of fresh herbs in cooking, proper drying techniques and hints on how to maintain your own herb garden.Wine / Spirits / Beer Tasting
Date to be announced
Classic & Culture Martinis
Sample classic Martini recipes and taste what’s the hot trending drink in the local and national scene.

MAY

Food & Wine Dinner
Date to be announced
Wines of France
Designed as the night of classic French recipes paired with wines from the French wine region. Possible wine selections from Bordeaux, Burgundy, Alsace, Cote du Rhone and LoireWine / Spirits / Beer Tasting
Date to be announced
Beers of Mexiico
Sample 6 great beers brewed and bottles in Mexico as Chef Oscar creates a display of Mexican foods perfect to balance the evening.
JUNE

Chef’s Cooking Class
Date TBD Summer Grilling
Wine / Spirits / Beer Tasting
Date TBD Light Summer White WinesJULY

Food & Wine Dinner
Date TBD Wines of South America
Wine / Spirits / Beer Tasting
Date TBD Fine Rums of the CaribbeanAUGUST

Chef’s Cooking Class
Date TBD To be Announced

 

Wine / Spirits / Beer Tasting
Date TBD Tequila TastingSEPTEMBER

Food & Wine Dinner
Date TBD Australian Wine Dinner

 

Wine / Spirits / Beer Tasting
Date TBD To be Announced

 

OCTOBER

Chef’s Cooking Class
Date TBD To be Announced

 

Wine / Spirits / Beer Tasting
Date TBD Oktoberfest Beers NOVEMBER
Food & Wine Dinner
Date TBD The Tastes of Italy
Wine / Spirits / Beer Tasting
Date TBD Champagnes & SparklersDECEMBER 

Chef’s Cooking Class
Date TBD To be Announced

 

Wine / Spirits / Beer Tasting
Date TBD Fine Liqueurs