Just named the “most romantic restaurant” in Kentucky by Food & Wine Magazine, the English Grill at downtown Louisville’s historic Brown Hotel will highlight wines from Spain’s renowned Castilla-La Mancha region known for its red wine blends on Thursday, March 8 at 6:30 p.m. The five-course menu prepared by chef de cuisine Dustin Willett will showcase the season’s finest ingredients paired with Marqués de Griñón wines. Cost for the dinner and wine pairings is $75 per person, plus tax and gratuity. For more information, or to make a reservation, call 502-583-1234 or visit their website.
Seviche, 1538 Bardstown Rd, is serving up some holiday romance with the traditional dinner and a movie date on February 11 and 12 — but it’s all in one spot. This month’s featured movie is “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” and the accompanying dinner includes wine pairings with shrimp cocktail: lemon, iceburg, and horseradish; Oysters Rockefeller: spinach, bacon and parmesan; Baked fish; lemon butter, caper, and rice pilaf; Steak Diane: cognac, mushrooms, mustard; and Strawberries and Cream: puff pastry, coulis, vanilla. Showtime begins at 6 p.m. The cost is $95 per person; reservations can be made at (502) 473-8560.
Winter and comfort food are old pals, and Brasserie Provence, 150 N Hurstbourne Parkway, is offering a cozy five-course wine dinner featuring French regional comfort food and wine on Thursday, February 1st at 6:30 p.m. Our French home-style dinner will be prepared by Chef Patrick Gosden with wine pairings by advanced level sommelier Julie DeFriend from Vintner Select. The dinner is $65 per person plus tax & gratuity. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 502-883-3153. (Wines will be available for purchase with a 15% discount through Westport Whiskey & Wine.)
LouVino Highlands will offer a four course prix fixe dinner paired with red blend wines on Wednesday, January 24 at 6:30 p.m. with dinner starting at 7 p.m. The dinner is $75 per person .(Tax and gratuity not included.) Reservations can be made by clicking here or by calling (502) 365-1921.
Varanese offers their 9th annual Grgich Hills Estate wine dinner on January 23 and 24 with special guest speaker Sean Barrett. Reception for both evenings is at 6:30 p.m. with dinner starting at 7. The dinner pairs five courses with Grgich Hills wines and is $75 per person. Reservations can be made at 502-899-9904 or by clicking here.
It’s not too late to make reservations for La Chasse tonight and enjoy Chef Welenken’s choices for a list of wines from Portugal. You can arrive early and mingle over champagne or their Maple Old Fashioned before dinner at 7 p.m.. Call 502-822-3963 for your reservation. Cost is $75 per person. Guests will be able to order any of the wines served. Read more for the menu.
The Wine Market, Lilly’s and Vintner Select have partnered to bring you a wine dinner on Tuesday, January 16 with Giovanni Bertani of Tenuta Santa Maria at Lilly’s, 1147 Bardstown Rd.. The doors open at 6 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Dinner is $100 per person, and you can call 502.451.0447 for reservations.
The 502 Bar & Bistro, 10401 Meeting St., will offer a special six-course menu paired with Duckhorn Vineyards wines from certified sommelier Michael Taylor of Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits on Thursday, January 18 at 7 p.m. Inspired by seasonal winter flavors, executive chef Ming Pu’s menu will include Cornish game hen burgoo, rabbit consommé and ginger apple sorbet. During dinner, Taylor will educate guests on the history and unique tasting notes of the Duckhorn Vineyards selections. The Napa Valley vineyard has been crafting distinct Bordeaux wine varietals including Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc for over 40 years. Cost for the evening is $75 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Limited seating is available. For reservations, call (502) 742-4772.
Join the Varanese crew — executive chef / proprietor John Varanese, chef de cuisine Erik Abraham, sous chef Callie Critchelow — and guest speaker James Kaiser from Excelsior Wines on Tuesday, December 19 for “Summer in December,” a South American wine experience.
Seviche, – A Latin Restaurant, at 1535 Bardstown Rd, continues their Dinner and a Movie series with the holiday favorite Home Alone on December 17 and 18 at 6 p.m. Dinner is $95 per person; it includes a cocktail reception before dinner and wine pairings.
Seviche usually ties the menu into a meal served in the film, but this month’s offering is an upscale holiday inspired meal.
Call 502-473-8560 to make a reservation.
The menu is as follows:
Winter salad – apple, cranberry, blue cheese, walnuts
Butternut squash bisque – black truffle, goat cheese, breadcrumbs
Pork belly – brussel sprouts, pecans, bourbon barrel maple
Filet mignon – potatoes au gratin, buerre rouge, baby roots
Eggnog Cheesecake – rum, vanilla bean crema, gingerbread