“Wine is Life” ~ Petronius

written by Ilene Ross
Photography by Gina Weathersby

As we begin the sixth month of our little labor of love, we’re overwhelmed-and I say this often-with support and love from the community. With that in mind, I’m really excited to announce that we’re expanding 513{eats} far beyond the magazine and blog. Due to your requests, and our desire to always share the finest of our talented food community, we will be adding some really sensational elements to our repertoire.
Cincinnati has the most gifted food professionals, and when we’ve featured them, you’ve asked to meet them. We’ve been on delicious road trips, and you’ve asked to come along. Best of all, you’ve told us, “it always looks as if you’re having so much fun, you have the best job in the world.” Well, we are, and we do, and we want to share our good times with you. We have a lot planned. Are you hungry?
So let’s go! First up, a really superb Summer Wine Series at Clifton’s La Poste Restaurant. Their wine team led by sommelier Bryant Phillips is unsurpassed, and their wine cellar features over 1000 different labels. Chef Dave Taylor’s cuisine is seasonally based, wine focused, and exquisite. The goal of this series is to take you from neophyte to expert in four delicious and fun-filled nights. If wine lists leave you confused, overwhelmed, and intimidated, or even if you’re an expert but you’d like to meet new culinary minded friends, join us for the party.
The Summer Wine Series at La Poste Eatery
July 10th 6:30-8:30 Food & Wine Pairing $60.00
The art of pairing wine with food! The possibilities are endless and truly exiting. Join us and quench your thirst with enchanting wines from all over the globe as one of La Poste Eatery’s knowledgeable sommeliers instructs you on the complexity and creative nature of this topic. Light hors d’oeuvres from the La Poste kitchen will be served.
August 7th 6:30-8:30 Old World vs. New World $60.00
Let’s explore one of the most hotly debated subjects in the world of wine-Old World vs. New World. Led by one of our extraordinary sommeliers, you’ll explore the characteristics of wines from all over the globe, including Europe, Australia, and both North and South America. Light hors d’oeuvres from the La Poste kitchen will be served.
September 11th 6:30-8:30 The Grand Tasting $125.00
Your new found wine expertise will be put to good use during this magnificent Grand Tasting. Our sommeliers have chosen the most outstanding offerings from of our extensive wine room to be paired with a sumptuous five course dinner from the La Poste kitchen. This evening will be the culmination of all of your hard “work” and it’s an event you will not to want to miss!
Reduced price for the entire series: $250.00

For more information on the Summer Wine Series, please contact Katherine Purdy, Event Coordinator at La Poste Eatery at:
Phone Number: 513-542-3663
Email: Purdykm@gmail.com
*Be sure to remind her that you’re a part of the 513{eats} community! *
*May not be used for The Summer Wine Series.


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jesszwo - May 1, 2012 - 10:13 am

This sounds SO fun!

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