Ushering in Autumn: Kipos September Wine Dinner

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We are thrilled to announce that our 3rd Kipos wine dinner as a part of the “Vineyards of Greece” seasonal series will be hosted this September on Wednesday the 21st at 6:30pm! Enjoy another decadent four-course meal paired with four exquisite wines that will take you on a journey through the autumn vineyards of Greece. All wines are also brand new additions to our collection, so join us and be among the first to try them! Tickets for the dinner are $58 per guest (tax & gratuity not included). See below for full menu details and the wine line-up. Seating is limited and reservations can be made by emailing us here, calling (919)425-0760, visiting our reservation page and requesting “fall wine dinner”.

 

The Menu:

First Course:

Shrimp Saganaki
An ode to the sea: plump jumbo shrimp and crumbled feta, in tomato basil essence.

Anastasia Fragou Neilis Malagouzia, Attica
Malagouzia | This delicate Greek wine provides a nose of fruits such as peach, green apple and pear, accomponied by floral notes of Jasmine. The taste is brilliantly refreshing, with balanced acidity embellished by spicy notes and a long finish with hints of lime.

Second Course:

Tomato Yemisti
Focusing on texture and earthy flavors this classic greek dish offers locally grown tomato stuffed with red quinoa, wild mushrooms, & root vegetables and roasted to perfection

Idaia Ocean White, Crete
Thrapsathiri | This unique Greek wine is distinguished by brilliant a yellow-green color, balanced flavor and the discreet aroma of ripe fruits. Rich and charming in the mouth with a pleasantly crisp flavor.

Third Course:

Hearth-Kissed Leg of Lamb
Rich in wood-fire flavor this slow cooked lamb is filled with spinach & cheese complemented by a side of briam & kale.

Tsantalis Rapsani, Rapsani
Xinomavro, Krassato, Stravoto | A ruby red wine that combines aromas of dried cherry and raspberry, with subtle hints of olive, tomato, and vanilla. Elegant, velvet-textured yet vibrant palate with a lingering mellow finish.

Fourth Course:

Portokali
A sweet ending to the evening that you won’t find on our regular menu: this traditional Greek dessert of boiled orange rind rolls is served chilled in a deliciously refreshing citrus syrup.

Kourtaki Samos White, Samos
Muscat | A bright yellow-amber color turning to gold. A rich bouquet of honey underpinned by plenty of lemon and orange peel scents. honey on the palate with some apricot fruit is met by good, sturdy acidity around the mid-palate that carries the sweet honey and lemon flavors through to a long, extended finish.