No-Snobbery Wine Dinner at Ocean Restaurant

AWARD-WINNING CHEF GEROGE REIS OF OCEAN RESTAURANT PARTNERS WITH SCOTT JONES FOR A SPECIAL NO-SNOBBERY WINE DINNER ON SATURDAY, FEB. 28th

Birmingham, AL – February 6, 2015 – Award-Winning “Magic City” chef George Reis of Ocean Restaurant is pairing up with Scott Jones, a nationally recognized food and wine expert, to create an evening of great food and wine. The Ocean No-Snobbery Wine Dinner will be held on Saturday, Feb. 28, and limited to 50 people.

The five-course dinner is $80 per person, and features wine pairings from around the world. For reservations call 205.933.0999.

 

Ocean-Jones Is Thirsty No-Snobbery Wine Dinner

 1st Course

Baked Camembert, Asparagus, “Melted Leek” & Frisée Salad

Höpler, Grüner Veltliner, Austria

 2nd Course

Sapelo Island Clams, Prince Edward Island Mussels, Dijon-Caper Broth

Broglia “La Meirana” Gavi di Gavi, Italy

 3rd Course

Sage Butter Crispy Skin Chicken Thigh, Polenta and Country Ham Cake, Natural Jus

Michel Gassier “Visan Cercius” Côtes du Rhone Rouge, France

 4th Course

Braised Hereford Beef Short Rib, Yellowfoot & Hedgehog Mushrooms, Pearled Barley Risotto

Vega Escal, Priorat, Spain

 5th Course

Apple-Fig-Chipollini Onion Tart, Sabayone

Raventós i Blanc, Cava, Spain

 

$80 per person

For reservations call 205.933.0999

 

About Scott Jones

Scott Jones knows wine—and he has a passion for sharing that knowledge. A nationally recognized food and wine expert, he is an author, chef and former Executive Editor of Southern Living. He’s currently the head honcho at Jones is Thirsty, where he spreads his doctrine of No-Snobbery Wine Education. When it comes to food and wine, his expertise and enthusiasm are unique.

But what’s different about Scott’s trademark “No-Snobbery” approach? He doesn’t sell wine or work for a wine distributor. Scott simply shares his wine knowledge in a fun and engaging way—something he’s been doing for more than a decade. His comfortable, entertaining approach sidesteps fussy wine-speak, empowering audiences to enjoy and buy wine with confidence.

Scott is a member of the Southern Foodways Alliance and James Beard Foundation.

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2 replies
  1. Andrëa
    Andrëa says:

    🙁 I haz the sadz, Scott.

    Was so looking forward to Saturday’s dinner at Ocean for my birthday… took a lot to talk boyfriend into it, as he is a PBR kinda guy. Oh well.

    Hope all is well with you and yours.
    All Best,
    Andrëa

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