TAPS Fish House & Brewery in Irvine invites you to join Master Sommeliers Fred Dame and Peter Neptunefor a Battle of the Masters Sommelier vs Sommelier Dinner on Tuesday, March 27 at 6:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy a five-course menu with each course paired with two wines – a French selection picked by Dame and an Italian wine chosen by Neptune. Guests will vote for their favorite after each course, leaving one cumulative winner at the end of dinner.
The faceoff commences with house-made brioche toasts with Nicolas Feuillatte Brut vs. 2009 Majolini Franciacorta Brut; followed by fresh seared tuna Nicoise salad with 2016 Jolivet Pouilly Fume vs. 2016 Terlan Pinot Grigio. Next, enjoy Italian black truffle and foie gras stuffed trangoli with 2016 Latour Marsannay vs. 2013 Ceretto Barolo; and lamb neck potato & chive gnocchi with 2013 Quintessence Chateau Pesquie vs. 2012 Camigliano Brunello di Montalcino. Prior to announcing the evening’s Master Somm winner, indulge in Sauternes Budinowith 2015 M. Chapoutier Banyuls vs. 2013 Fattoria del Cerro Vino Santo di Montepulciano.The dinner with pairings is $99 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity.
For more information or to make a reservation please call 714.619.0404 or visit TAPS online.
TAPS Fish House & Brewery – The Market Place, Irvine
13390 Jamboree Rd. Irvine, CA 92602