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Bordeaux Vs. Napa Valley Dinner At Alexander's Steakhouse

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    Thu, August 11, 2022 (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)

Alexander's Steakhouse
111 North Los Robles Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101
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A social evening at Alexander's Steakhouse with delicious, perfectly curated, Sommelier selected wines.
  • Taste and discover top-performing wines, presented by Sommelier and expert educator, Ian Blackburn
  • Dinner prepared by the talented team at Alexander's Steakhouse
  • Taste over $7,500 of great wines
  • Menu listed below
  • Solo diners and groups welcome!
Educational, Social, Delicious A great value! No tickets available at the door.Proof of vaccination required.
About Alexander's Steakhouse:

Alexander’s Steakhouse is a fine dining interpretation of the classic American steakhouse with hints of Japanese influence laced into the menu.

Located in Pasadena, California, Alexander’s Steakhouse is a welcome addition to the Southern California dining scene.

Alexander’s Steakhouse features Certified Angus Beef®️, corn-fed from the Mid-West. We are proud to feature 28-day dry-aged steaks for unparalleled flavor. In addition to our American beef, we also serve imported wagyu beef. We take pride in serving the finest and most luxurious ingredients available.

This dinner is all-inclusive of restaurant tax and tip. However, additional tip for the wine service is optional and encouraged, as we bring a large staff to properly serve this event.

Seating Arrangements:

If you make separate reservations, please mention which dining guests you wish to sit with. You are very welcome to dine solo and meet our wine loving singles.

We will cluster all solo diners together as best as possible. We may ask you to accommodate the room size, so be prepared to be fun and flexible.

Wine List [$7,500 Worth of Wine]

93 Points - Château Margaux, Premier Grand Cru Classé, Bordeaux, France, 1959 (high shoulder) ($2,000)

100 Points - Château Margaux, Premier Grand Cru Classé, Bordeaux, France, 2000 (1st Growth) ($1,575)

98 Points - Scarecrow, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California, 2012 ($1,100)

97 Points - Bond, Quella, Napa Valley, California, 2015 ($700)

98 Points - Château Palmer, Margaux, Bordeaux, France, 2010 ($595)

Locanda, Beckstoffer Georges lll Vineyard, Napa Valley, California, 2018 ($200)

The Mascot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley 2017 (by Harlan Family) ($165)

Domaine Jomain, Les Pucelles, Puligny-Montrachet, Premier Cru, Burgundy, France 2017 ($140)

97 Points - Bodega Chacra "Chacra" Chardonnay, Patagonia, Argentina, 2020 (Jean-Marc Roulot) ($125)

95 Points - Château Cantenac Brown, Margaux, Bordeaux, France, 2016 ($126)

96 Points- Leeuwin Estate "Art Series" Chardonnay, Margaret River, Western Australia, 2017 ($90)

*wines may change without notice

Location: Alexander's Steakhouse

111 N Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101



ABOUT IAN BLACKBURN, WINE EDUCATOR - 25 YEARS OF INDUSTRY SERVICEBeing a wine anything wasn’t part of the original plan - and when you're raised in a military family, drinking wine may not be the first idea that comes to mind, either. Ian discovered the wine industry at the ripe age of 21 and didn't consider it a career option, but working for top chefs in the formidable dining rooms of early 1990s Los Angeles blew doors open - leading Ian to a career in wine education.In 1995, he started the internet’s first website dedicated to teaching the world about wine: LearnAboutWine.com. Hosting 100 classes a year for about 20 years – Ian is finally starting to get the hang of this. In 2009, Ian and his best friend Clay Mauritson started making wine together: BeekeeperCellars.com; while this brand remains a small production, Ian hopes to grow Beekeeper Zinfandel into something special.Working with and around great wine brands for most of his adult-life, and leading wine tours and culinary adventures around the world - Ian loves to share his story and his passion.When Covid shut down his wineLA.com event business, Ian pivoted full circle and restarted LearnAboutWine.com and launched ZoomIntoWine.com as a way to bring his version of wine education and entertainment to a limitless audience. With his family’s wine store Merchantofwine.com, virtual wine tastings with wine delivered "at home"; is the latest chapter in the evolution of Ian’s dedication to wine education and the wine lifestyle. This bio is a work in progress…let's see what the next vintage provides. In the meantime, Ian continues to study for his Masters of Wine and to write his next book about his journey. merchantofwine.com | learnaboutwine.com | beekeepercellars.com



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