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50th National Wine Week

50th National Wine Week

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Celebrate the 50th National Wine Week at Smith & Wollensky March 5-9, 2012. To commemorate the occasion, we are introducing theSauvignonBlanc2012_2web2.jpg Smith & Wollensky “Private Reserve” Sauvignon Blanc. It is a crisp, elegant and fresh wine with citrus, ripe mango and melon notes. Hand-crafted by Kunde Family Estate in the Sonoma Valley, this special wine has a great balance and extremely long finish. It pairs nicely with our fresh seafood and Signature Shellfish Bouquet. The Smith & Wollensky “Private Reserve” Sauvignon Blanc is available everyday during Wine Week at all locations. Be among the first to sample this new wine.

Another first during the 50th Wine Week is a Prix Fixe 3-Course Lunch. Guests will have the choice of a starter, main course and dessert as well as the daily sampling of 10 wines for $50 per person.

During Wine Week, guests can choose to sample up to 10 different wines for $10 with the purchase of a LUNCH entrée. Wines are being carefully selected by the National Beverage Director, Stuart Roy, to perfectly complement the restaurants’ menu. Selections change daily, differ by city and include an upgraded list of both domestic and international varietals. Lunch service is offered 11:30am to 2:30pm, in all participating restaurants. Make your reservation.

To check the listing of wines by day at each location, view the links below:

Boston – Back Bay will not be participating in Lunch Wine Week activities.

Enter to win in the 50th Wine Week Drawing  

Stay tuned for announcement of our winners!  

Prizes include: 
– A Weekend Getaway Trip for 2 – including Delta air and J. Lohr accommodations, dinner and winery tour
– A $100 Smith & Wollensky Gift Card
– Two sets of 6 Smith & Wollensky wine glasses & corkscrew
– A Smith & Wollensky Steak Gift Pack
– A Smith & Wollensky Martini Gift Pack
– Nine 3 pack of J. Lohr Carol’s Vineyard Cabernet
– Five 2 packs of Maison Joseph Drouhin wine
– Eight 2 packs of Kunde Estate wine
– Three 3L Cambria Katherine’s Vineyard Chardonnay
– Seven Matanzas Creek culinary lavender kits
– Two Matanzas Creek Riedel decanter & culinary lavender kit
– Three Ladies Kendall-Jackson branded jean jacket & Kendall-Jackson corkscrew
– Two Freemark Abbey Riedel decanters
– Nine Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars decanters
– Eight WINE SPECTATOR 1-Year Subscription & Online Wine Education Class

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY * Void where prohibited * Drawing is open to US residents 21 years of age, as of February 6, 2012, or born before 1991. Register online or via mail to receive entry no later than March 9, 2012. View the full set of rules.

Smith & Wollensky would like to thank our partners.

eblast_logos_tall.jpgCambria – Located in the Santa Maria Bench, Cambria takes full advantage of the unique climatic and geological conditions of the ancient, complex soils which produce wines that are supremely balanced and utterly profound.

Maison Joseph Drouhin – A family owned winery for the past 130 years.  The French winery only uses natural products and all procedures used in the growing and harvest show the utmost respect for the soil, vine and environment. 

Chateau Ste Michelle – Washington state’s oldest and most acclaimed winery.  The winery combines Old World winemaking tradition with New World innovation.  Chateau Ste Michelle’s Eroica Riesling was named as Wine Enthusiast “100 Must-Have Wines of the Year 2011”

J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines – Located in the Central Coast of California, this family run winery produces wines with bold, concentrated flavors with a vibrant sense of place. Jerry Lohr, the founder, was awarded the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award by the California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG).

Kunde – Located in the heart of Sonoma Valley, this family run winery has been run by 5 generations of the Kunde family. Committed to innovation and state-of-the-art facilities, while maintaining a deep, personal commitment to sustainable winegrowing and preserving the land for generations to come.

eblast_logos_bottom.jpgDelta – Serves more than 160 million customers each year. With its unsurpassed global network, Delta and Delta Connection carriers offer service to more than 340 destinations in nearly 60 countries on six continents.

Wine Spectator – Recognized as a leading source for reporting on wine vintages and vineyards from all over the world. Their goal is to spotlight quality and introduce previously undiscovered wines.