The Capital Grille Uncorks Exclusive Master Wine Tasting Event
with Hand-Selected Vintages from Leading Master Sommelier
Orlando, FL (April 26, 2010) –The Capital Grille announced today the return of the popular Master Wine Tasting Event, which will showcase a robust collection of remarkable wines hand-selected by one of the world’s few Master Sommeliers, George Miliotes. This one-of-a-kind event will offer wine enthusiasts the rare opportunity to sample well-known vintages as well as insider wines they’ll want to know, from five of the world’s most celebrated wine growing regions.
“I strongly believe that wine education must be experiential and first-hand,” Miliotes observed. “That is why I am thrilled to be able to provide a fun and thorough wine exploration at The Capital Grille. We are especially pleased to bring some of the world’s most exclusive wines to our guests this summer, in an enlightening taste journey.”
The Master Wine Tasting Event will take place from June 7 through September 5, for $25 per person at dinner. Each tasting will feature generous pours of up to 11 fine wine selections.
The first seven weeks (June 7 – July 25) of The Capital Grille’s Master Wine Tasting Event will feature:
· Wine from California’s famed Napa Valley, including a Bancroft Ranch Merlot from esteemed Beringer Vineyards
· A Cabernet Sauvignon from Sella & Mosca Marchese di Villamarina, and other Italian varietals
· A Pinot Noir and other varietals from Villa Maria Cellar Selection of New Zealand
The second six weeks (July 26 – September 5) will highlight:
· World renowned wines from Napa Valley, including a Chardonnay from Cambria Winery and Vineyards
· An impressive collection from Spain, including a Jorge Ordoñez Muscat Alexandria
· Several wines from Australia, including The Chook Sparkling Shiraz
The Capital Grille’s knowledgeable staff will guide guests through the sampling, providing suggested menu selections to best complement the flavor and character of each wine. To further assist them in their tasting decisions, every guest will be presented with tasting notes from George Miliotes, as well as space to add notes of their own. In addition, The Capital Grille will prepare custom flights for guests particularly interested in comparing and contrasting similar varietals from the regions being presented during each phase of the event.
The Capital Grille, known for its dry-aged, hand-carved beef selections, fresh seafood and extensive, award-winning wine list, houses roughly 4,000 bottles in the restaurant’s floor-to-ceiling, temperature-controlled wine cellar. Additionally, The Capital Grille offers more than 325 New and Old World wine selections, including a Captain’s List of some of the world’s most highly allocated and sought-after wines. For guests with especially discerning tastes, the restaurant offers a private wine locker membership, by annual lease. Routinely recognized by Wine Spectator magazine, the restaurant has also received the American Culinary Federation’s “Achievement of Excellence Award.”
For additional information about the Master Wine Tasting Event and The Capital Grille experience, please visit www.TheCapitalGrille.com and contact: Heather Dratler at 212-871-3020, ext. 110 or email@example.com