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Raffaldini Vineyards and Winery LLC

Raffaldini Vineyards
January 5, 2019 | Newsletters | Raffaldini Vineyards

Raffaldini January Newsletter

January Events
Italian Kitchen Cooking Demo
Sunday, January 27 | 1pm-3pm

Join us for an afternoon of wine and food as Executive Chef Corey Hooks, demonstrates two signature Italian recipes. Learn some helpful tips from Chef Corey and watch him prepare a roasted Brussels Sprout dish with Balsamic, Bacon and Maple followed by a Smoked Mushroom Pasta with Brandy Cream Sauce and Thyme. Price includes the cooking demonstration, food sampling, 2 glasses of wine and recipe cards. General Admission is $40 plus tax per person. 

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Beyond the Vines...Into the Community

Make Plans to Attend the 2019 NC Fine Wines Gala

Saturday, February 16, 2019 
Millennium Center Winston-Salem, NC

The NC Fine Wines Competition is the toughest state wine competition in the country, and you can be side-by-side with owners and winemakers from across the state when the coveted NC Fine Wines case awards are announced! This is your chance to attend the awards ceremony and enjoy an exquisite dinner paired with NC Fine Wines. The event will host the biggest and brightest stars in the industry, and there is a limited allocation of seating open to the public. 

The North Carolina Fine Wines Society was established as a nonprofit with two goals. The first goal is to promote the quality of North Carolina Fine Wines (Vinifera & Hybrids). The second goal is to fund a scholarship for NC students, attending NC Colleges or Universities, pursuing careers in Enology, Viticulture, and wine related Hospitality and Agritourism programs.Help us support the NC wine industry's growth by donating to our 501(c)(3) Scholarship Fund.

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1st Course
JOLO Vineyards 2018 Golden Hallows
Pickled Rock Shrimp, Crispy Turnip, Mango, Puffed Rice, Thai Purple Basil

2nd Course
Jones von Drehle 2016 Petit Manseng
Belgium Endive & Watercress, Gorgonzola Mousse, Honey Crisp Apple, Roasted Walnut

3rd Course
Midnight Magdalena 2017 Traminette
Pan Seared Sea Scallop, Cauliflower "Risotto," Romanesco, Crispy Leek, Sauce Romesco

4th Course
Raffaldini Il Falco
Beef Consomme, Caramelized Cipollini Onion, Morel Mushrooms, Smoked Tomato, Fava Bean, Comte, Crispy Baguette

5th Course
Sanctuary Vineyards 2016 Coastal Collage
Braised Lamb Shank
Ricotta Gnocchi, Caramelized Brussels Sprouts, Shiitake Duxelle, Bone Marrow Creme Fraiche, Sasuma Au Jus

6th Course
Point Lookout Vineyards 2017 Riesling 
Meyer Lemon Curd, Raspberry, Ginger Coulis, Burnt Meringue
Point Lookout Vineyards 2014 Cliffield
Dark Chocolate Mousse, Creme Anglaise, Macadamia Drages, Shortbread Crumble

All in $125 for some of the best food and wine you will find on the East Coast. 

All of the wines in our competition are 100% North Carolina grown and vinified (made into wine). 

February Events
Afternoon with the Winemaker
Saturday, February 9  | 1pm & 3pm

Join Owner Jay Raffaldini and the winemaking team as they guide you on a behind-the-scenes tour of the Raffaldini Winery. Learn how we craft our award-winning wines and go step-by-step through the winemaking process with our team all while enjoying a glass of current vintage wine and samples of wines in the making. 

Two Times, 1pm & 3pm

Wine Club Members: $20 + tax per person includes glass of Raffaldini wine

General Admission: $30 + tax per person includes glass of Raffaldini wine

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Amore! Dessert & Wine Pairing
Sunday, February 10  | 1pm - 3pm

The perfect pairing! Wine and dessert! Join us for this 2 hour event where we will pair four Raffaldini wines with four decadent desserts from Pastry Chef Maria Kemp, owner of  Beyond Decadence. Learn the ingredients and technique involved in the creation of each dessert and why they pair perfectly with each wine. Tickets are $30 + tax per person and include a sample of 4 wines along with a dessert pairing for each wine.

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Meet the Team:
Todd Shaw - Facilities Director 


Todd is the Director of Facilities at Raffaldini Vineyards. Born and raised in the suburbs of Philadelphia, he studied Fine Arts at Antioch College in Ohio. After college, Todd worked in the photo industry taking him to NYC and Portland, OR. It was in Portland that Todd became interested in the wine industry. Todd moved to NC in 2017 and started working as a member of the vineyard crew. When Todd is not fixing, maintaining or improving things at Raffaldini, he enjoys spending time on his farm with his partner David.
Looking for the perfect venue for your upcoming event? Raffaldini Vineyards is currently booking for the 2019 season.

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