Grab your “wine passport: and start tasting this Sat, April 13th! Cars & Cabernet is an upscale event will take you to five world renowned grape regions- each embodying the seductive flavor of their wines. You will have the opportunity to learn from industry professionals about the art of wine and food pairings, while experiencing The Taj Ma Garaj, Dayton’s only vintage Porsche museum, located downtown.
If you buy a standard passport ticket for $50 you can enjoy the even from 7-10pm with 15 wine sample opportunities with food pairings, choice of 2 regional glasses of wine, access to the 1st floor Taj museum and live entertainment. Chefs preparing food include Kellie and Karen, of Dream Dinners and Steve Bernstein of Berstein’s Fine Catering. Wine Pairing for all stops on your passport have been put together by the experts at Rumbleseat Wine.
You’ll have the chance to sample North America Cuisine:
Your next top will feature food from South America:
Vegetable Paella & Toasted Ham & Brie Crostini
Your Australia/New Zealand stop will include:
Sweet Potato Stew and Lemon Chicken Piccata w/ Fettuccine
When visiting Europe you’ll dine on :
Peach Bourbon Chicken with Grilled Asparagus and Penne w/Chicken and Peanut Sauce
If you purchase the VIP “Passport” for $85 you’ll get admission to the event starting at 6pm , including 15 wine sample opportunities with food pairings, extended venue access to the 2nd floor gameroom, 3 glasses of wine you choose, exclusive hors d’oeuvres, and live entertainment.
Brazilian Chicken Linguica Sausage
Smoked Duck Profiteroles w/Soft Tallegio Cheese and Balsamic Syrup
Marinated Beef Schwarma served on Fresh Flatbread w/ Hummos and Roasted Tomatoes
Chocolate Espresso Mousse served on Black Cherry infused Pizzelle Cookies
Wine Pairings Include:
2007 Titus Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
2009 Cameron Hughes “Lot #285” Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon – 91 points Wine Enthusiast
SONOMA CUTRER RUSSIAN RIVER CHARDONNAY 2011 – 91 points Wine EnthusiastLa Collina dei Lecci 2007 Sangiovese Grosso (Brunello di Montalcino) – 91 points Wine Enthusiast
All guests will also have the chance to bid on auction items throughout the evening including autographed sports memorabilia, a Dove hunting trip to Argentina or a condo in Traverse City.
One hundred percent of the proceeds from this event will benefit the services provided free of charge by the Epilepsy Foundation, such as an Emergency Prescription Assistance program, Community Education on Seizure First Aid and Recognition, School Nurse Training, Information and Referral, Support and Educational Groups and Advocacy. The Epilepsy Foundation serves an 11- county area including: Auglaize, Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Logan, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Preble and Shelby Counties.
DaytonMostMetro want you to have two of our readers enjoy this wonderful night of wine and food. If you’d like to enter our contest, please share this article on facebook and enter below. Winners will be announced this Thurs at noon.
Our ticket contest in now closed! Congratulations to our winner Michael Muncy from Huber Heights and Rebecca Hartzell from Dayton!