DALLAS (August 23, 2017) – The Landmark Restaurant at Warwick Melrose Dallas will host a complimentary wine-tasting with Texas’ own Becker Wines from 6 to 8 p.m. this Thursday, August 24. Executive Chef Patrick McElroy will present individually chosen local and international cheese pairings, and Chocolate Secrets will offer an assortment of chocolates to pair with the selection of reds, whites and award-winning vintages straight from the picturesque Becker vineyards in Stonewall, Texas. Those who stay after the tasting for dinner will also enjoy a complimentary appetizer or dessert, because there’s nothing to work up an appetite like a leisurely wine-tasting.
The wines and cheeses featured will include:
Icon Cab 2016, a red berry fruit with spices and notes of rich balanced tannins, paired with Bellwether Farms Carmody, a semi-hard Jersey Cow’s milk cheese, from the gorgonzola family with a sweet, buttery flavor.
Award Winning Provencal 2015, a dry rosé with delicate pear, floral and strawberry notes, paired with Cypress Grove Chevre Bermuda Triangle, pasteurized goat’s milk, vegetable ash mold rind, with a firm and slightly crumbly, tangy with a very peppery flavor.
Award Winning Estate Reserve Merlot 2012 with Beehive Cheese Apple Walnut Smoke, a pasteurized cow’s milk Irish Cheddar style cheese, cold smoked over red apples and walnut wood, then aged eight months with a smoky, and slightly nutty subtle sweetness.
Award Winning Viognier 2015, a delightful array of stone fruits with hints of vanilla and clove paired with Bellwether Farms San Andreas, a raw sheep’s milk pecorino styled cheese, aged three to four months, smooth and creamy with small eyes, and not too sharp or salty with a grassy finish.
Port 2012, a red raspberry and dark stone fruit with hints of herb and coffee paired with Beehive Cheese Promontory, an Irish style cheese with a full body, and a slight fruity and citrusy flavor.
Built in 1924, Dallas’ historic Warwick Melrose offers 184 well-appointed guest rooms, 21 spacious suites and an unparalleled Presidential Suite. Many of the rooms feature stunning views of the city of Dallas, with all accommodations exuding an Old World elegance, superior levels of comfort and distinctive style. A highly sought-after venue for meetings, weddings and celebrations, the Warwick Melrose Dallas has been offering stately grandeur for special Dallas events for nearly a century. The hotel is also known for The Landmark Restaurant, and The Library Bar, staples on the Dallas dining and nightlife scenes. Hours and reservations are available by calling 214-521-5151, or visiting www.warwickmelrosedallas.com.
ABOUT WARWICK HOTELS & RESORTS
Warwick Hotels & Resorts (WHR) was launched in 1980 with the purchase of Warwick New York, a hotel originally built by William Randolph Hearst for his Hollywood friends. The WHR Group now includes more than 50 prestigious Hotels, Resorts & Spas worldwide located in city centers and resort destinations in the United States, Caribbean, Europe, Asia, Bali, the South Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. Further details can be found at www.warwickhotels.com.
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