If you enjoy wine, and we mean good wine, you'll be excited to hear that DB Bistro Moderne has brought back its wine dinner series, Miami's Own.
The event aims to promote awareness of local organizations through its "intimate dinner party" format, where guests and leaders can mingle and discuss the city's cultural programs and progress.
The Miami Symphony Orchestra's music director and conductor, Eduardo Marturet, hosted the first dinner last month. Pérez Art Museum Miami director Thom Collins, who's also an art historian, educator, and author, will host the second evening of gourmet food and fine wine this Tuesday. DB Bistro will release its lineup of hosts for the fall in the next few weeks.
Executive chef Jason Pringle and Collins collaborated on the following four-course menu and wine pairing:
Coconut, Charred Pineapple, Sweet Potato
Masseria Li Veli, Verdeca, Valle d'Itria 2012
Tomatoe, Basil, Bottarga
Tascante, 'Ghiaia Nera,' Nerello Mascalese, Sicily 2011
Tasting of Spring Lamb
Porcini, Fava Beans, Romesco
Russiz Superiore, Cabernet Franc, Collio 2011
Poached Peaches, Raspberry, Chantilly
Almond Ice Cream
Selvapiana, Vin Santo del Chianti Rufina 2006
"We're excited about DB Bistro Miami's Own wine dinner series. It's an excellent way to merge the culture of food and wine with that of the arts," said DB Bistro's sommelier, Christopher Birnie-Visscher. "Having Thom Collins host the second dinner in the series adds a compelling aspect, considering the importance of PAMM to Miami's growing art and culture scene."
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Tickets cost $95 per person, gratuity not included. The event takes place this Tuesday at DB Bistro Moderne, with the reception beginning at 6:30 p.m. and dinner beginning at 7. Visit eventbrite.com for tickets.
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