Spanish Wine Dinner

Posted on 02/12/2014

Spanish Wine Dinner

With The Raleigh Wine Shop and Europvin’s Mark Diamond

Tuesday, March 11, 6:30 p.m.

$60 per person (plus tax and tip)

Contact Gravy for reservations at 919-896-8513.

No Open Table reservations, please.

Gravy has teamed up yet again with The Raleigh Wine Shop for a stunning five-course wine dinner, all focused on tastes of Spain. The dinner will be hosted by Mark Diamond, a Spanish wine specialist from Europvin, which specializes in high-quality artisanal wines from France, Spain, Portugal, Italy and Hungary. Mark has had a passion for wine ever since he discovered that fermented grape juice tasted more interesting than the freshly squeezed version. With a degree in wine marketing from Adelaide University and a background harvesting and making wines at various Barossa Valley wineries, Mark now has a passion for Spanish wines after several trips exploring Spanish wineries in recent years.

Menu

First Course

Piquillo Pepper

Stuffed with Spanish olive oil poached tuna, capers, manzanilla olives, pimento picante

Marques De Irun Verdejo 2012, Rueda

Second Course

Croquetta

Chicken, jamon and mahon croquetta, romesco sauce

Lustau Dry Amontillado “Los Arcos” NV, Jerez

Third Course

House-Cured Lomo

With Cana de Cabra cheese, frisee, marcona almonds, aged sherry, Spanish olive oil

Cune Crianza 2010, Rioja

Fourth Course

Estofado

Stew of house-made chorizo, pork and rabbit meatball, black beans, sofrito, rice, artisan bread

Vina Herminia Excelsus 2009, Rioja

Fifth Course

Mahon Cheesecake

With quince jam, almond sea salt brittle

Lustau East India Solera NV, Jerez

Due to the nature of the event, we are unable to accommodate substitutions to the menu.

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