Monday, June 18, 2012

Start Summer Day One with Lambrusco Fun at No. 246

The first day of summer falls on Lambrusco Day 2012, and now there are two reasons to celebrate at No. 246 in Decatur. If you think Lambrusco is a soda pop wine, you are stuck in the ‘70s and ‘80s. True Lambrusco is a “secco” – a dry, sparkling, estate-bottled red wine from the Emilia Romagna region of Italy. There are multiple ways to discover authentic Lambrusco at No. 246 on Wednesday, June 20. Enjoy Lambrusco cocktails created by Lara Creasy and Alan Gary of No. 246, Greg Best of Holeman & Finch Public House, Lindy Colburn of Quality Wine & Spirits and Paul Calvert of Pura Vida. No. 246 Executive Chef Drew Belline’s special menu features Parmigiano-Reggiano, balsamic vinegar di Modena and prosciutto di Parma, ingredients from Lambrusco’s home region. Taste four different Lambrusco wines paired with bites from Belline when Master Sommelier Michael McNeill from Quality Wine & Spirits leads a tasting from 5 - 7 p.m. The tasting is $15 per person; guests staying for dinner receive a $15 credit with the purchase of any bottle of Lambrusco. The party bubbles over to the courtyard from 7 - 9 p.m. for live music by bluegrass band Christ, Lord. Okay, so maybe that’s not Italian, but after Lambrusco cocktails, who’s telling?

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ReThink Lambrusco said...

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