Sage Cellars and Mill’s Tavern in Providence hosted “Summer in the City,” a five course food and wine pairing dinner on July 27. The featured wines included a 2006 Sparkling Pointe Brut Seduction Methode Champenoise of Long Island, rated 90 points in The Wine Advocate, Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast; 2009 Truchard “Perfect Moment” Late Harvest Roussanne of Napa Valley; 2013 Bosman Adama White Blend of South Africa; 2013 Smith Madrone Chardonnay of Napa Valley, rated 92 points in Wine Enthusiast; 2012 Titus Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon of Napa Valley rated 92 points from Robert Parker and 93 points from James Suckling; and 2006 Summit Lake “Clair Riley’s Pirate Reserve” Zinfandel Port of Napa Valley.
In September, Sage Cellars presents a series of in-store wine tastings and wine dinners to highlight the Howell Mountain AVA produced by women winemakers. The appellation is within California’s Napa Valley and offers a unique growing climate. The Women of Howell Mountain series includes Kara Dunn from Retro Cellars, Heather Griffin from Summit Lake Vineyards, Jacalyn Spence from Spence Vineyards and Desiree Altimus from Red Cap Vineyards. The series will begin on September 28 with a wine dinner at Besos Kitchen and Cocktails in East Greenwich. A second wine dinner will be held at Simone’s Restaurant in Warren on September 29.
To view a full list of events and reserve tickets for the wine dinners, visit sagecellars.com.