The sf|noir Wine & Food Event, a unique culinary event celebrating the best in Black and Southern-inspired cuisine from eminent Bay Area chefs returns for Black History Month, February 20-24, 2013! The week-long series of events features wonderful culinary delights by premiere Bay Area soul-food chefs paired alongside a diverse variety of wines presented by distinguished producers from the region and beyond, including award-winning wines from African American vintners and selections from South Africa.
This delicious Soul Food celebration includes the return of The Wine & Food Gala! at The Atrium – hundreds of Bay Area foodies enjoying one of the most unique food and wine events on the West Coast. Other highlights include Remix*ology, a Mixology and cocktail evening, Wine Tasting: An Introduction with Omar White, enhance your wine tasting experience at this special wine seminar and The Oakland Jazz Brunch, highlighting the culinary renaissance taking place in the East Bay!
Mixology is defined as the "art or skill of preparing mixed drinks." San Francisco has enjoyed a re-birth of the Mixologist in recent years with venues like Beretta, Otis, Bar Agricole, Locanda and many others, dedicated to the art of crafting some of the best cocktails found anywhere.
Kicking off The sf|noir Wine & Food Event, a novel twist on the enduring mixology trend through an evening where top African-American Mixologists create an original cocktail menu starring fresh 'remixes" of storied traditional American cocktail recipes, as well as favorite libations representing global Black culture from around the world. You won't find this cocktail menu anywhere else! If you're a cocktail enthusiast, you won't want to miss this! (FREE entrance, guests responsible for their beverages).
Want to know more about wine? The right questions to ask and what to look for when you're tasting? Terms like acidity, tannins, bouquet and the breadth of varietals have you a little confused?
Long time San Francisco Bay Area wine connoisseur, Omar White, breaks down the fundamentals of wine tasting. He'll lead the audience through an informative, guided journey through the wonderful world of wines and how to completely enjoy the process of wine tasting. Omar is a wine consultant, formerly at Chez Panisse for 15 years and helped to launch acclaimed wine programs at popular Bay Area restaurants like Pizzaiolo, Hibiscus, Tinderbox and Eat+Lounge.
Enjoy the wines at this engaging wine tasting along with bites to complement your palate. You'll benefit from a very up, close and personal interaction at this special wine event. Tickets are limited!
600 Townsend Street
San Francisco, CA
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