Prestigious wineries collaborate with Sandpearl's Caretta on the Gulf for exclusive tasting dinners
CLEARWATER BEACH, FLORIDA â Sandpearl Resort is pleased to announce their 2013 Vintner Dinner series, which will be hosted in the resort's signature AAA Four-Diamond restaurant, Caretta on the Gulf and feature a different prestigious winery each month.
Guests will enjoy multiple vintages and varietals paired with a delicious five-course meal prepared especially to complement the wines. âWe've been working with many of these wineries for years and are thrilled to be offering such a unique experience, and it's an incredible value at just $49 per person,â says Dan Kauffman, the evening manager of Caretta who coordinates and leads the dinners. âFurthermore, we're limiting each dinner to just 25 people in order to retain an intimate experience in which every guest can get a personal and educational experience.â
The dinners will be hosted the third Thursday of every month. Details on the first two dinners of the year are as follows:
January Date: January 17, 2013 Featured Winery: Michael David Winery from Lodi, California The Phillips Family has been farming in Lodi since the 1860s and in 1984 the Michael David Winery was established and named after the two owners. Wines featured: Incognito White, Earthquake Zinfandel, and Rapture Cabernet
February Date: February 21, 2013 Featured Winery: Franciscan Estate from Napa Valley, California Justin Meyer and Raymond Duncan founded the Franciscan Estate in 1973, when wine from California was still just an idea. Wines featured: Chardonnay and Magnificat Bordeaux. Guests will be given the unique opportunity to blend their own Bordeaux-style wine using wines straight from the vineyard.
Dinners will be hosted in Caretta's private dining room. Reservations can be made by calling 727.674.4109. Cost is $49 per person.
About Sandpearl Resort Sandpearl Resort is a grand beachfront property located on the shores of Clearwater Beach, Florida. Situated along a 700-foot expanse of pristine Gulf Coast beach, this fresh resort blends eco-conscious luxury with unparalleled amenities and features 253 guest rooms and suites, a lagoon-style beachfront pool with private cabanas, unique lifestyle enrichment programs, both casual and fine dining, a full-service spa featuring signature treatments, and state-of-the-art meeting & event space. Sandpearl is the only Silver LEED Certified resort in Florida, and one of only 15 worldwide. Both the Sandpearl Resort and its signature restaurant, Caretta on the Gulf, are AAA Four Diamond Award recipients. Follow Sandpearl on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ClearwaterFlorida or on Twitter @SandpearlResort and @SandpearlSpa.
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