Gracie’s “Wines of the World” Returns on Monday, October 22, 2012

Gracie's Wines of the WorldAAA Four-Diamond Award restaurant to showcase 40 wines and canapés from 10 international regions, beer and spirits tasting with sweet sensations, and live music.

Culinary fans and wine lovers from throughout New England know Gracie’s as one of the best palate-pleasing locations in Providence. For the third time, the award-winning team at Gracie’s will be hosting “Wines of the World,” a special evening to be held at the restaurant on October 22nd. This event will provide guests with the opportunity to taste over 40 wines from selected regions paired with regional canapés created by Chef Matthew Varga and Pastry Chef Melissa Denmark.

“With the autumn season upon us, it’s time to gather once more and taste a selection of some truly amazing wines from around the world,” says Brendan Chipley Roane, Gracie’s Director of Marketing & Events. “Enjoy strolling through the restaurant to visit these regions to discover how the same grape variety changes in various regions, and how different regions each provide their own delicious gems.”

The culinary team at Gracie’s has expertly paired wonderful selections of artisan cheeses and hors d’ouevres with each country. Van Gogh Vodka Distillery and Revival Brewery are joining Gracie’s teaming up with Pastry Chef Melissa Denmark, and her sweet creations for all to enjoy. And, for the first time at the restaurant, a special dessert wine tasting will be offered paired with an array of Gracie’s famous macarons prepared by Danielle Lowe.

The candles are lit, the stars shine bright, and music fills the air, as guests wander from region to region, from taste to taste, exploring the wonders of wine throughout the world. The Lois Vaughn Quartet will be performing jazz standards for all to enjoy.

“Wines of the World,” will be held on Monday, October 22nd, from 6 – 9 p.m. The cost is $75.00 per guest, inclusive. Any guests that work in the hospitality industry are entitled to 15% off the cost. Complementary valet parking is available. For reservations, please contact Gracie’s at 401-272-7811, or email Events Assistant, Katie Kleyla at katie@graciesprov.com.

Below are some photos from the January 2011 “Wines of the World.”

Michael Lester of M.S. Walker pours wine for tasters at Gracie's Winter Wines of the World event

Michael Lester of M.S. Walker pours wine for tasters at Gracie’s Winter Wines of the World event

Sampling of wine offered at Gracie's Winter Wines of the World event

Sampling of wine offered at Gracie’s Winter Wines of the World event

Charcuterie platter presented by Chef Matthew Varga at Gracie's Winter Wines of the World event

Charcuterie platter presented by Chef Matthew Varga at Gracie’s Winter Wines of the World event

The above is a release from Gracie’s Director of Marketing & Events Brendan Chipley Roane. Roane is a volunteer with Eat Drink RI, co-producing the Eat Drink RI Festival, April 19-21, 2013.

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