June’s Epicurean Evenings at Aujourd’hui

Epicurean Evenings, Aujourd’hui’s oenophile-friendly Tuesday night get togethers, are going strong with a whole summer’s worth of wine tastings all lined up. Every week, chef de cuisine William Kovel and sommelier Brick Loomis pair three light courses with three themed wines, built around a grape, region or winemaker. Epicurean Evenings, which have proven to be a great way to mix and mingle with fellow wine enthusiasts, cost $45 per person and get underway at 6:00pm. Call 617.351.2037 to make your reservations.

Tuesday, June 5thStephen Ross Wine Cellars

Superstar pinot noir specialist, Stephen Ross, comes from California’s Central Coast where he makes Edna Valley pinot and chardonnay in a thoughtful, hands-on manner.

Tuesday, June 12thA to Z Wineworks

A to Z, the fastest growing winery in Oregon, is founded on the principle of “Aristocratic Wines at Democratic Prices.” Taste their pinots blanc and noir as well as an 8-grape red blend, Night & Day.

Tuesday, June 19thBethel Heights

The Casteel family produces elegant, Burgundian pinot noirs in Oregon from their idyllic 50-acre farm in the Eola Hills. Their commitment to sustainable agriculture shines through in their pure, delicious wines.

Tuesday, June 26thRex Hill

Rex Hill is one of Oregon’s most consistent pinot noir producers and was just voted “Winery of the Year” by Wine & Spirits Magazine. Pinot gris and two pinot noirs will be paired with Pacific Northwest cuisine.

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