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Rediscover: Grenache Wine Tasting

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Houston Galleria

5839 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77057

Date: September 7, 2018

Time: 5:30pm

Event Type: Wine Tasting

Price: $95 per Guest Plus tax and gratuity

Every September the wine-drinking public celebrates the venerable Grenache grape and the wonderful wines it produces. The Pappas Bros. Westheimer wine team will be showcasing regions such as the Southern Rhône Valley, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Australia and the United States. As we head into the cooler weather, we encourage you to rediscover these autumnal wines. 


Hors d'Oeuvres

Poulet de Provencal

Heritage Green Circle bird, roasted Hen of the Wood mushrooms, aged balsamic, dehydrated heirloom tomato


Morel and Parmesan foam risotto, black truffles


Dry-aged Colorado lamb, lentils, braised Napa cabbage, pomme gaufrette


Grilled Ibérico pork, veal jus, shaved Marcona almond, Idiazabal cheese polenta, lemon verbena

Table 1 | Sommelier Lindsay Thomas

Comando G “La Bruja de Rozas” Madrid 2016

Envínate “Albahra” Almansa 2016

Sara & René Viticultors ”Partida Bellvisos” Priorat 2010

TABLE 2 | Executive Wine Director Robert Smith

Vins de Pays de Vaucluse, Domaine des Tours 2011

Côtes du Rhône, Domaine Gramenon “La Sagesse” 2014

Côtes du Rhône Villages-Séguret, Domaine de Mourchon “Family Reserve” 2012

TABLE 3 | Master Sommelier & Wine Director Steven McDonald

Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Domaine de Marcoux 2016

Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Domaine du Caillou “Les Quartz” 2015

Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Henri Bonneau “Réserve des Célestins” 2011

Table 4 | Morgan Gray

Sucette Barossa Valley 2015

Cirillo “The Vincent – Survivor Vine” Barossa Valley 2015

Twelftree Wines "Schuller-Blewitt Springs" McLaren Vale 2013

TABLE 5 | Sommelier Chris Havens

Habit "Demetria Vineyard" Santa Ynez Valley 2017

Eben Sadie “Soldaat” Swartland 2015

Saxum Vineyards “James Berry Vineyard” Willow Creek District 2015

Wine Dinners

Experience extraordinary wines and expertly crafted cuisine in our sit-down wine dinners. Our executive chefs and our sommeliers collaborate with top winemakers from around the world to create the perfect pairings for these intimate events.

Wine Tastings

Explore the world of wine at our interactive wine tastings. Each event is a uniquely crafted experience with the opportunity to try 10-15 wines and engage in a lively exchange with our sommeliers and other Guests.

Other Events

Sample renowned single malts or fine craft beers paired with a multicourse meal at our Scotch dinners or beer dinners – a distinctive take on food and wine pairings. And for those special holidays like New Year’s Eve or Valentine’s Day, you can enjoy a dazzling feast from our unique event menus. There’s always something wonderful to look forward to.