Central Carolina Community Foundation to Host Wine Dinner at Hampton Street Vineyard

Dinner Kicks Off Public Events for Central Carolina Food and Wine Festival

Columbia, S.C. — Central Carolina Community Foundation, a nonprofit organization serving 11 counties in the Midlands of South Carolina by helping charitable individuals and businesses meet the needs of our community, will host a wine dinner at Hampton Street Vineyard on Monday, March 5, 2012 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The dinner marks the first public event of the 18th Annual Central Carolina Food and Wine Festival, leading up to the gala event on April 17, 2012.

Guests will enjoy a delicious five-course dinner prepared by Chef/Co-Owner Bill Murphy and his culinary team, a complementary wine paired with each course and guest speaker Jean Pierre Chambas of Aleph Wines Corporation. The dinner is sponsored by Delta Dental.

Tickets are $100 and all proceeds support the efforts of Central Carolina Community Foundation to award grants to nonprofit organizations in the Midlands. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit 
www.yourfoundation.org. The menu and wine pairings include:

Reception
Varichon & Clerc Brut

Course One

Soup of grilled duck, vegetables and jasmine rice topped with a sundried tomato tapenade
Guigal Cote Du Rhone Rose 2010

Course Two

Salad of micro arugula with roasted beets and pears, goat cheese and a light basil champagne dressing
Guigal Cotes Du Rhone Blanc 2010


Course Three 
Sesame flounder over baby greens, grilled vegetables with a yuzu wasabi drizzle
Crozes Hermitage Blanc 2007


Course Four 
Braised boneless shortribs with a hoisin bbq sauce, chipotle whipped potatoes and haricot vert
Guigal St. Joseph Rouge 2000


Course Five 
Dark and white chocolate terrine with a peanut butter creme anglaise
Chateau Du Trignon Beaume De Venise

About Central Carolina Community Foundation

Central Carolina Community Foundation is a nonprofit organization serving 11 counties in the Midlands by helping charitable individuals and businesses meet the needs of our community. For more information visit www.yourfoundation.org or www.facebook.com/CentralCarolinaCommunityFoundation.