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:
Varichon & Clerc Brut
Soup of grilled duck, vegetables and jasmine rice topped with a sundried tomato tapenade
Guigal Cote Du Rhone Rose 2010
Salad of micro arugula with roasted beets and pears, goat cheese and a light basil champagne dressing
Guigal Cotes Du Rhone Blanc 2010
Sesame flounder over baby greens, grilled vegetables with a yuzu wasabi drizzle
Crozes Hermitage Blanc 2007
Braised boneless shortribs with a hoisin bbq sauce, chipotle whipped potatoes and haricot vert
Guigal St. Joseph Rouge 2000
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.