Saturday, December 28, 2013

aria . wine dinner | plumpjack & cade in partnership with canoe's cellar door

Wednesday January 8th at 7pm

Join us for our first wine dinner of 2014 featuring the wines of Plumpjack & Cade, along with guest sommelier Matt Bradford from Cellar Door, the new wine store from our sister restaurant Canoe.

Chef Gerry Klaskala will prepare 6 delicious courses to pair with 5 wines from these iconic Napa Estates.
$100.00 (includes tax and gratuity)

Featured Wines include:

Cade, Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley 2012    
Plumpjack, Reserve Chardonnay, Napa Valley 2012    
Cade, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley Cuvee 2009  
Cade, Cabernet Sauvignon, Howell Mountain 2010    
Plumpjack, Syrah, Napa Valley 2011

We look forward to seeing you.  

Sunday, October 27, 2013

aria . wine dinner | randall grahm of bonny doon vineyard

On Tuesday November 5th at 7pm, Aria welcomes the legendary Randall Grahm of California’s Bonny Doon Vineyard.
Chef Gerry Klaskala will prepare five courses to pair with five of Randall’s wines for a delicious evening.

$100.00 per person (includes tax and gratuity)

Limited seating; for reservations, please call 404.233.7673

Featured wines include:

¿Querry? Sparkling Hard Cider, California 2011
Albariño, Central Coast 2012
Le Cigare Blanc, Arroyo Seco, Monterey County 2010
Le Cigare Volant, Central Coast 2008
A Proper Claret, California 2012

A word about Randall Grahm:

Photography by Alex Krause

Randall was born in of Los Angeles and has been a champion of sustainable agriculture, and an ambassador of Rhone Varietals grown in the Santa Cruz Mountains since the mid 1980’s.  He released the first vintage of Le Cigare Volant (an homage to Chateaneuf-du-Pape) in 1986.  Since then, his passion and work have been recognized with multiple awards from the James Beard Foundation, Wine & Spirits Magazine and Bon Appetit Magazine among others.
Randall lectures all around the country, writes a witty winery newsletter, and is the author of the book Been Doon So Long.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

aria . wine dinner | quintessa, faust, and the great wines of Agustin Huneeus

Please join us on Wednesday May 15th at 7pm as we welcome Master Sommelier Larry Stone (estates director for Huneeus Vintners).  Chef Gerry Klaskaka will prepare a six-course menu paired with five wines from the Huneeus estates.

Featured wines include:

Ritual, sauvignon blanc, casablanca valley, chile 2011
Illumination, sauvignon blanc, napa valley 2011
Ritual, pinot noir, casablanca valley, chile 2011
Faust, cabernet sauvignon, napa valley 2010
Quintessa, napa valley 2009

$100.00 per person (excludes tax and gratuity)

To reserve your seat, please call 404.233.7673

About Agustin Huneeus:

Agustin and his wife, Valeria, founded the Quintessa estate in the Rutherford District of Napa Valley in 1990.  Today, the Huneeus legacy includes over ten different wineries from terrific vineyards in North and South America. Visit Huneuss Vintners.

About Master Sommerlier Larry Stone:

Larry Stone grew up in Seattle and became the 9th Master Sommelier in the US in 1988; that same year he became the first  American to win the title of International Best Sommelier in French Wines. He is also a James Beard Award Winner for his work at Rubicon Restaurant in San Francisco.  See a recent profile of Larry on the Wall Street Journal.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Dining Out for Open Hand

The 21st annual Dining Out to benefit Project Open Hand is this coming Wednesday, April 24th .  

Open Hand prepares, packages, and delivers 5000 meals daily (2 million a year) to people in metro-Atlanta with health complications which impair their ability to prepare meals for themselves.

On this evening, Aria will donate 25% of your check to Open Hand. 

- We hope you will join us!

To make reservations please call 404.233.7673

Thursday, February 7, 2013

James MacPhail - Wine Maker Dinner

On Wednesday February the 20th at 7 p.m., we will proudly welcome acclaimed Pinot Noir producer James MacPhail from Mac Phail Family Vineyards and Sequana Vineyards.

After working with California Pinot Noir leaders like Merry Edwards and Garry Farrell, and with a firm belief in traditional, old world techniques and minimal intervention, James launched MacPhail Family Vineyards in 2002 focusing on the cooler regions of the Sonoma Coast and Anderson Valley in Mendocino County.

Later in 2007, he launched Sequana Vineyards to focus on Pinot Noir from the Green Valley of Russian River Valley, and Santa Lucia Highlands.

Featured wines include:

MacPhail Rosé of Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast 2011
Macphail Gap’s Crown’s Vineyard Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast 2010
Sequana Dutton Ranch Pinot Noir, Green Valley of Russian River Valley 2010
MacPhail Sangiacomo Vineyard Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast 2010
MacPhail Wildcat Vineyard Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast 2010

Guest will enjoy five courses prepared by Chef Gerry Klaskala paired with each wine.

Cost is $100.00 per person (excludes tax and gratuity).  To reserve your seat, please call 404.233.7673.

We look forward to seeing you.