Wine Dinner at Carmel CafeHey Tampa! Kristin here to tell you about Carmel Café & Wine Bar’s April Wine Dinner Pairings with celebrity winemaker Todd Anderson, founder of Napa Valley’s Conn Valley Vineyards.  

The wine pairing series will be offered on two separate locations at both of Carmel Café’s locations. The first one will be held on Friday April 13 at the Countryside/Clearwater location, and Friday April 19th at the Carrollwood/Tampa location, both from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

This is the perfect event to taste and educate yourself on Todd Anderson’s top scoring wines in the industry, as well as the Mod Med cuisine from executive chef Steve Cook of Carmel Café.  The wine dinners will be $79.95 per person (plus tax and gratuity) Space will be limited and reservations are required.

Each wine will be complemented with a four- course dinner. The first course will feature 2010 Conn Valley Estate Sauvignon Blanc served with French bucheron, marcona almond and acacia honey atop a lavish crisp. The second course wine will be 2009 Conn Valley Estate Chardonnay, paired with seared sea scallop, vanilla saffron sauce with peppadew relish. Your next famously featured wine  will be 2008 Conn Valley Right Proprietary Red Blend, with mushroom ravioli, house made Bolognese with shaved Parmigiano Regiano.

The fourth and final course will be a 2006 Conn Valley Estate Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, with steak frites, bernaise aioli and carmel seasoned frites. Of course let’s not forget about the most important part of the meal dessert! Amarena Amaretti Chocolate Truffle will be the finale for the evening!

We hope you can make it out to this event! For more information please go to Check back with us for more updates on Tampa Bay dining and much more!