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[Past Event] Wine Dinner With Michael Corso Selections

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You're invited to our November 2 French wine dinner with Michael Corso Selections! For this wine dinner, we are casting the net outside the well-known Burgundy and Bordeaux regions and will feature small-production, French family domaines from Alsace, Sancerre and beyond.


French Wine Dinner

With Michael Corso Selections
Thursday, November 2 at 6 p.m.
Reception and four courses with pairings

$100 per person (not including tax and gratuity)
708.246.2082 or OpenTable

The evening kicks off with a reception followed by a four-course seasonal tasting menu (see below), with each course specially paired with a top-quality French wine. Michael Corso will join us to discuss the selections we'll be pouring, including the character of wines rooted in traditional styles, and to answer your questions. Wines will be available for purchase at the dinner.

Wine Dinner Menu


smoked trout beignet, pickled ramp remoulade
kalamata olive tapenade, feta, lentil cracker
coppa, caramel apple jam, crostini
clams casino
crispy brussels sprouts, dill pickle vinaigrette
2016 domaine des blaïs rosé, côtes de provence


roasted sablefish, coconut rice, bok choy, pickled kumquat beurre blanc
2015 domaine moreux “les monts damnés,” sancerre


lobster mushroom and fermented green bean gratin, crispy shallots, ossau iraty
2015 emile beyer “tradition” pinot noir, alsace


wood-grilled venison loin, braised white beans, venison sausage, collard greens, celery leaf salsa verde
2014 chateau sainte-eulalie “la cantilène,” minervois la livinière


toasted almond kouign amann, wischago, roasted pear sorbet, honey gastrique
nv domaine vigneau-chevreau petillant demi-sec, vouvray

We work predominantly with small vignerons who are keenly aware of the importance of the land that they pass on to their children and grandchildren. ... We like wines that are meant to be enjoyed with food, wines with freshness and acidity, wines that are finely balanced and not overpowering.
— Michael Corso

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