Pictured above: Truluck’s in Boca Raton. Photo by Aaron Bristol.
Truluck’s wine dinner includes Duckhorn Vineyards
A four-course wine dinner with vino from Napa’s Duckhorn Vineyards Portfolio winery is scheduled for Jan. 26, starting at 7 p.m. Cost is $150 per person, plus tax/gratuity, and the dinners will be held at all Truluck’s locations, in Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale and Miami. The menu includes scallop, lobster and shrimp aguachile with Duckhorn Sauvignon Blanc, filet au poivre with the cabernet sauvignon and merlot and more. Reservations required.
351 W. Plaza Real, Boca Raton; 561/391-0755
Bordeaux wines explored at Café Boulud wine dinner
Discover some new French wine favorites at Café Boulud Jan. 11, starting at 7 p.m., when the original wine regions of Bordeaux—Pessac Leognan and Sauternes—are featured. You’ll have a four-course dinner prepared by Executive Chef Rick Mace and Pastry Chef Julie Franceschini, with wines paired by Sommelier Imre Papp. This dinner focuses on wines from France’s oldest grapevines in the Pessac Leognan region. Then the sweet Sauternes wines will be in the spotlight. Cost is $145 per person, plus tax/gratuity.
In the Brazilian Court Hotel, 301 Australian Ave., Palm Beach; 561/655-6060
Lynn Kalber was raised in Boca Raton and has spent her life working in Palm Beach and Broward counties. She is a career journalist, with 26 years at The Palm Beach Post alone, where she wrote feature and food articles, edited the food section and wrote about wine as part of the Swirl Girls. She lives in West Palm Beach with her husband, writer and author Scott Eyman.