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On Thursday, Feb. 16, the Weinhaus collaborates with Posana Café for a post-Valentine’s wine dinner featuring chef/owner Peter Pollay’s locally sourced farm-to-table sensibilities. The Weinhaus intentionally scheduled this gathering as a Valentine’s Day alternative to help diner avoid the crowds and inflated price-fixe dinner prices of the holiday. The five-course meal feature five wine pairings. The time is 7 p.m., price $60, all-inclusive of tax and gratuity. Call the Weinhaus at 254-6453 for reservations. The event takes place at Posana Café, located at 1 Biltmore Ave.
On Friday, Feb. 24, Friday Night at the Flights features “Bordeaux’s Forgotten Grape.” Carmenère was originally one of the grapes used to blend the red wines of Bordeaux. When the phylloxera louse devastated France, the variety was not replanted. Luckily, pre-phylloxera vines had already been exported to Chile. The vines were long thought to be Merlot in its new home. Only in the last twenty years, was the grape discovered as its true identity. Come experience a taste of history. The wine will be accompanied by light hors d’oeuvres. this event takes place at the Weinhaus at 86 Patton, Ave., beginning at 5:30 and ending at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $10.