Holy City Hospitality will host two fringe events during Charleston Wine + Food: Vincent Chicco’s will host a wine tasting and 39 Rue de Jean will host a five-course dinner with Saintsbury wine pairings.
Undiscovered Italy at Vincent Chicco’s
Educational wine tasting
Thursday, March 1
$38 per person inclusive of tax and gratuity*
Undiscovered Italy will be a drop-in, educational wine tasting and open discussion focused on six little-known Italian wine varietals. Accompanied by cheese and charcuterie appetizers, the wine tastings will include one sparkling, three white and two red varietals. Alessandro Guarino, CEO and President of Impero Wines, and Andres Contreras, Charleston City Paper’s Best Sommelier, will be on-site to lead the open discussion, answer questions and educate guests.
Wine tastings include:
- Casal Bordino Passerina Spumante
- Pratello Lugana Turbiana
- Casal Bordino Terre di Chieti Pecorino
- Conti Zecca Malvasia Bianca
- Antonutti Vini Friuli Grave Refosco
- Feudo di Santa Croce Aglianico del Salento
For additional information and to purchase tickets, visit Vincent Chicco’s website.
Saintsbury Wine Dinner at 39 Rue de Jean
Five-course dinner with wine pairings
Thursday, March 1
$150 per person inclusive of tax and gratuity*
This dinner will feature five courses paired perfectly with select Saintsbury wines. Each course will be curated by Chef Justin Rambo-Garwood with wine pairings by Andres Contreras. Philippa Ward will be the evening’s guest. Ward is the daughter of Richard Ward, co-founder and owner of Saintsbury Winery.
The menu includes:
Green apple, celery and parsley salad, lemon EVOO
Wine pairing: Saintsbury Carneros Chardonnay
Blistered raspberry, arugula
Wine pairing: Saintsbury Carneros Vincent Vin Gris
Roasted Duck Breast
Turnip, spinach, cranberry-prune purée
Wine pairing: Saintsbury Carneros Pinot Noir
Crispy ear and frisée salad, roasted tenderloin with sauce Robert, trotter croquette with sauce gribiche
Wine pairing: Saintsbury Pratt Vineyard Pinot Noir
Hazelnut Fried Camembert
Pomegranate molasses, basil
Wine pairing: Saintsbury Sundawg Ridge Vineyard Pinot Noir
No substitutions. Menu subject to change. Please call 39 Rue de Jean at (843) 722-8881 with any allergy concerns.
For additional information and to purchase tickets, visit 39 Rue de Jean’s website.
*Subject to ticket processing fees