SCN presents An Evening in Mendoza, Argentina
A Virtual Wine Tasting, Dinner, and Conversation
Join us on Friday, September 18 at 7:00 PM for Sister Cities of Nashville's inaugural, VIRTUAL wine dinner featuring wines of Mendoza, Argentina.
Enjoy dinner at home while representatives from Susana Balbo Wines, Sinema restaurant, and The Bottle Shop at McEwen host an evening full of wine and conversation about Nashville's Sister City Mendoza, Argentina!
Tickets to this event will include:
- A three-course dinner for one or two
- Three hand-selected wines from Crios, from the Argentine vineyards of Susana Balbo Wines including Malbec, Torrontés, and Rosé of Malbec
- Live presentations on each course and its carefully paired wine
- A special presentation - live from Mendoza's City Hall: Great Wine Capitals of the World
- Culture, Conversation, and FUN!
1st course paired with Crios Torrontés
Avocado salad with baby arugula, grapefruit supremes, radish, lime juice and olive oil
2nd course paired with Crios Malbec
Grilled flank steak with chimichurri sauce, wild mushroom quinotto stuffed portobello mushroom
Vegetarian option will include: Two portobello mushrooms stuffed with wild mushroom quinotto
3rd course paired with Crios Rosé of Malbec
Layered tres leches cake with caramelized peaches and strawberry mousse filling, topped with whip cream, strawberries and peaches
Meal and wine pick up will take place on the day of the event between 4pm and 6pm at Sinema restaurant, 2600 8th Avenue S., Suite 102, Nashville, TN. Pick up and login details will be sent to registered participants closer to the event. Participants will be required to show a valid form of identification at pick up to comply with Tennessee State Liquor Laws.
About Mendoza, Argentina
Located in the eastern foothills of the Andes Mountains, Mendoza was settled in 1561 by Pedro del Castillo. Two of the region’s main industries are wine making and olive oil production. Mendoza has been designated as one of the eight great wine capitals of the world. With its proximity to the mountains, Mendoza is a frequent destination for visitors wishing to engage in wine tasting, mountaineering, hiking, rafting and horseback riding activities. Mendoza became an official sister city of Nashville in March 2009.
About Sinema Restaurant + Bar
Sinema Restaurant + Bar takes a contemporary approach to classic American cuisine. The historic Melrose Theater opened in 1942, has a storied history of delighting movie-goers and creating long lasting memories. Today, housed in the same space, Sinema aims to keep that tradition alive. The culinary team, led by Executive Chef Kyle Patterson, looks to take familiar dishes and make you fall in love with them all over again through his innovative and inspired approach to cooking. Chef Kyle's team takes a fresh look at what classic American cuisine should be, and the result is a diverse and timeless menu. more...
About Crios Wines
Crios was born out of Susana Balbo’s love for her children and desire to forge a legacy for her family, helping them navigate their own life journeys with lessons learned from a lifetime of trailblazing entrepreneurship. Conviction, energy, and identity all go into making something with your hands, establishing an indelible personal mark. Tending the Crios wines in a way to bring out the very best, Susana and her team choose the region of Argentina most suited for growing each particular grape, and then nurture every variety to elevate its intrinsic character. The iconic handprint logo on each Crios bottle symbolizes this relationship and illustrates hands as powerful tools for mothers, allowing them to hold, to provide warmth, to nourish, and to comfort, as well as to teach the next generation the skills and wisdom achieved. more...
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