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Champagne Billecart-Salmon Wine Dinner @ The Fearrington House Restaurant
Sep 13 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us on September 13, to celebrate Billecart-Salmon, the oldest, continuously family-owned Champagne house’s 200th anniversary hosted by the Maison’s US Director, Geoffrey Loisel and Eastern Regional Manager, Clément Calleja, at The Fearrington House Restaurant. This all-Champagne event promises to be an unforgettable dinner that will showcase the house’s classic bottlings including one of its prestige wines, Cuvée Nicolas François, paired with Executive Chef Colin Bedford’s late summer menu.

Seats are at $245 per person, inclusive of a Champagne Reception, seven-course dinner paired with Billecart Salmon wines, service fees, and taxes. For reservations, call 919.542.2121, or purchase your seats to this dinner online. Please note that a valid credit card is needed to guarantee your reservations. The evening begins with a 5:30pm reception, followed by seating at 6pm.

Vidrio Wine Market and Tasting @ Vidrio
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Enjoy a fun evening discovering great wines and tasting savory hors d’oeuvres. See, swirl, smell, sip and savor over 35 wines from around the world.

Bottles will be available for purchase so you can take home your favorites! We will have a wide range of options for all tastes, whether you are new to wines and want to expand your palette, or an experienced wine connoisseur looking to get your hands on small production and esoteric labels.

A range of savory hors d’oeuvres will be prepared by Executive Chef, Aaron Whitcomb to snack on while you stroll.

*Note: will be located in our 2nd Floor Fiera Bar & Lounge

The first 50 guests in attendance will receive an exclusive Vidrio wine tote!

Wine & Brine @ City Kitchen
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The sun may be setting on Summer, but we aren’t ready to let the sizzle of party weather cool down at City Kitchen! Join us on Thursday, October 18th for our first in a series of monthly shindigs on our newly renovated CK Garden Patio.

Our kick-off event, Wine & Brine, will feature a fresh & briny seafood bar with a selection of oysters on the half shell, littleneck clams, shrimp, mussels, & grilled octopus salad from 6:15-7:00pm. Then from 7:15-7:45 we’ll be rolling out a low country boil with shrimp, clams, mussels, corn, potatoes and andouille sausage plus grilled corn salsa, german potato salad, & iceberg with buttermilk blue cheese dressing. Signature accompaniments will include dill-cucumber mignonette, shallot-black pepper red wine vinegar mignonette, bloody mary fresh horseradish sauce!

Giorgios Group Wine Director, Michael Maller, has also curated some choice selections to accompany the seafood, and will provide a complimentary tasting of wines that will pair well with the brine! Wines will include a Muscadet, the most classic wine for oysters from France’s Atlantic coast, an Albariño from North Carolina’s Outerbanks, a crisp rosé because rosé is not just for summer anymore, and a couple of other treats. Come try some classic shellfish pairings as well as something outside of the box.

Al fresco dining? Check! Fresh fruits de mer? Check! Wine pairings? Check! Live music? Check! We’re checking all the boxes here, now all we need is you and your crew! Tickets are $25 per guest and include raw bar, low country boil & accompaniments, plus a wine tasting! 5oz or 9oz glasses or bottles of wine based off of the tasting can be purchased for an additional cost! Reservations are required for this limited availability event and must be held with a credit card on file in our secure vault, call the restaurant at (919) 928-8200 to save your seats!

Beaujolais Nouveau Harvest Party @ City Kitchen
Nov 15 @ 6:30 pm

Le Beaujolais nouveau est arrivé…or at least it will soon! Come join City Kitchen for THE wine event of the season, celebrating the harvest and immediate indulgence of the young wines of the Beaujolais region in France. While originating in Beaujeu with Les Santarmelles festival, the third Thursday in November has become an international party where friends, families, and even entire communities come together to relax and revel in a delicious wine that is meant to be guzzled and shared rather than sipped & savored!

On Thursday, November 15th we’ll be shmoozin’, boozin’, & grillin’ out in the perennial CK Garden Patio! Enjoy tastes of 5 authentic Beaujolais made by farmers, not factories, curated by Giorgios Group Wine Director, Michael Maller. Executive Chef, Jessie Flores, will be manning the grill to sizzle up some artisanal sausages + accoutrement AND a rustic buffet spread for you to nosh on (see full menu details below). Did we mention there’s live music?! Oh yea, we’ll be setting the mood with some incredible jazz saxophone & guitar courtesy of Sam King!

Tickets are $25 per guest and include artisanal sausages & buffet, plus a wine tasting of 5 unique Beaujolais Nouveau selections! As we said this is an evening to let loose & indulge so we’ll have glasses & bottles of Beaujolais wine available for an additional cost! Reservations are required for this limited availability event and must be held with a credit card on file in our secure vault, call the restaurant at (919) 928-8200 to save your seats!

The Menu:
From the Grill
Chicken sausage • Lamb sausage • Duck sausage • Pork sausage

Buffet Table
Rustic breads & baguettes

Red Cabbage Sauerkraut • Mustards • Cornichons • Smoked Onion Chutney

Lentil salad • Roasted beets • Pear & frisee salad • Fingerling potato salad • Marinated roasted vegetables