In the spirit of summer sippin’, Tempo Urban Bistro announces its new Summer Wine Makers Series, with four dates scheduled throughout the summer. Each event features a different winemaker or theme and a five-course menu. The first event on Sunday, June 23 at 6:00 p.m., themed “An Evening with Francis Ford Coppola,” features Francis Ford Coppola wines paired with five courses composed of dishes inspired by the winery’s restaurant, Rustic, including:
1st Course — Pizza Sofia with arugula, prosciutto and shaved parmesan paired with Sofia Blanc de Blancs
2nd Course — Short Ribs Argentine Style, tria de asado with chimichurri sauce complemented by Oregon Pinot Noir
3rd Course — Pasta Carbonara served with Directors Sonoma Chardonnay
4th Course — Marrakesh Lamb with Directors Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon
5th Course — Italia’s Cream Puffs paired with The Witch of Agnesi, a potion including Agnesi brandy and Campari Italian liqueur served over ice in a glass with Grand Marnier with a touch of club soda effervescence.
Remaining event dates and their wines and themes are:
Sunday, July 14 — Wines that Rock
Sunday, August 18 — A Passport to Spain
Sunday, September 15 — Freak Show, Wines of Michael David
Each five-course wine pairing dinner is $70 per person. Reservations can be made online at www.tempourbanbistro.com or by calling 623-594-6788.
In addition to these special events, Tempo is keeping the fun going all summer long with Tempo Table Team Trivia every Thursday night at 8:30 p.m. beginning on Thursday, June 20 with reverse happy hour and prizes!
Time: Summer Wine Makers Series: 6:00 p.m.; Trivia Night: 8:30 p.m.
Date: Summer Wine Makers Series: June 23, July 14, August 18, September 15; Trivia Night: Thursdays beginning June 20
Location: Tempo Urban Bistro (address below)
Tempo Urban Bistro
21067 W. Main St., Buckeye 85396