Upcoming Events at Ninety Acres
August 19, 2014


	

Upcoming Events:

 

 

Meet the Brewer - Heritage Brewing Craft Beer Dinner
Wednesday, August 20th
6:30 - 10:00pm
 
Join us for an evening with Sean Arroyo, Owner and Brewer of Manassas Virginias newest craft brewery, Heritage Brewing Company. Mr. Arroyo will be providing us with some of their amazing year round offerings and perhaps even a little something extra! Chef Felton and his team will create an exceptional four-course menu to be paired with these offerings. Learn a bit about the brewing process and how three New Jersey Locals took their dream and turned it into the Heritage Brewing Company.
 
 
 
Advanced Wine Education: Piedmont
Sunday, August 24th
2:00 - 4:00 pm
 
Piedmont is home to Barolo & Barbaresco, both from the noble Nebbiolo grape.  Join Wine Director Brooke Sabel as she covers the history of the regions; geology and climate; appellations and classifications; and vintages.  Taste through 6 classic producers and see for yourself. 
 
 
 
Walk Around Wine Tasing: Italian Wines
Saturday, September 13th
12:00 - 3:00 pm
 
With 20 wine-producing regions, from Barolos and Valpolicellas in the North to the  Tuscan land of Sangiovese to the Nero d’Avola in the South, Italy offers a  diversity of styles and flavors to please everyone.
Join Ninety Acres as we wrap up our Walk Around Wine Tasting season with a collection of wines from this diverse country. Enjoy a seasonal lunch buffet prepared by Sous Chef Charles Bauer.
 
 
 
Basic Wine Education: How to Taste
Sunday, September 21st
3:00 - 4:00 pm
 
Have you ever been to a wine tasting or out to dinner where wine was described as having aromas of lemongrass, wet stone or gooseberries? Did you feel completely lost? If you know how to drink wine but don't really know how to taste it, then grab your friends for a fun afternoon of learning.  Soon you will be describing wine like the professionals! 
 
 
 
Advanced Wine Education: Tuscany
Sunday, September 28th
2:00 - 4:00 pm
 
Tuscany is where Sangiovese is king.  Join Wine Director Brooke Sabel as she covers the history of the regions; geology and climate; appellations and classifications; and vintages. 
Taste through 6 classic producers and see for yourself. Walk away from this class with more confidence and an in-depth understanding of this Italian region. 
 

 

Ramey Wine Dinner

Wednesday, October 1st
6:30 - 10:00 pm
 
David Ramey is a legendary winemaker who helped make Simi, Chalk Hill, and Dominus famous.  The wines from the winery bearing his name are now the benchmark standard of balanced and complex Chardonnay and age worthy reds.
Join us as we sample some of the new releases from the winery with the Ramey’s National Sales Director George Staikos as we savor a 4-course-tasting menu from Chef David C. Felton. 
 
 

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Ninety Acres' Choice of the Month:

"Wine of the Month"

Château Lalande-Borie 2008
Bordeaux > Medoc > Saint-Julien
Grapes:65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc
 
 
History: Château Lalande Borie was founded in 1970 by Jean Eugène Borie on the Lalande terroir to which he added his family name. This is the 3rdlabel of the famed 2ndGrowth, Château Ducru-Beaucaillou. 
 
 
Profile:  Intoxicating notes of wild violets, rose, red berry, tobacco notes and a hint of Provençal herbs. Lush, deep structured, good oak presence due to 14 months aging in French Barrels.
 
 
Food Pairings: Best paired with lamb, steak, pork, and game dishes. 
Drew Love - Sommelier
Brooke Sabel - Wine Director
 

"Beer of the Month"

 
Allagash Saison
 
History: French for season, the Saison style was created in the winter and early spring for summer consumption as a farm worker refresher.  
 
Profile: True to style Allagash Saison is a bright refreshing beer with amazing fruit and spice notes contributed by Allagashs house belgian yeast strain.
 
Food Pairings: Perfect for a summer evening on our patio while enjoying our Poached Egg Appetizer or our Tile Fish entree. 
 
Mike Smythe: Beverage Director
 
 

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