Explore new worlds of cooking - the techniques, recipes and dining. Hosted by Doug Guccione, patrons will have a seat at the bar while he prepares food in front of them. Learn the art of the mother sauces, new cooking crazes like the Sous Vide and other great things. Mary Guccione, wine enthusiast, will pair the food with great wine. Relax and enjoy a very special evening unlike any other.
Wondering what the Cellar Society Wine Club is all about? Join us for a special preview of the wines that will be offered next month and details on how the club works. A great buffet of small bites will be available. Talk to our resident wine experts and learn more about the world of wine. If you are interested in becoming a wine enthusiast, this is an excellent way to begin. Come into the cellar. Your liver, your soul and your palate deserve it!
It's BBQ season! Do you struggle with pairing the perfect wine with your BBQ masterpiece? Or do you just stick with your favorite cabernet for a safe bet? Join us this night as we sit out on the back patio and grill and sip our way thru Burgundy, France. You're eyes will be open and your mind-blown as we pair some amazing wines you never thought of with some fantastic grill creations. $35 per person - 5 wines and 5 courses + 1 great evening.
Want to know more about beer? How are they brewed, why and when? Why is a Pilsner a Pilsner and an IPA isn't a stout? We will be pairing small bites with up to 6 beers. Relax and prepare to taste and learn. $15 per person. Reservations required. Call today 417-894-2003.
Shed Horn is a small, boutique winery from California. Making less than 4,000 bottles a year, this wine is consistently recognized and praised by wine experts and Sommeliers across the nation. Spend an evening meeting the owner, asking her questions while tasting 5 of her best wines. Wines will be available for purchase at a discount that night to be ready for your Memorial Day weekend. $20 per person. Includes snacks.
-Join us and spend a couple of hours literally making your own pasta while listening to stories from Chef Doug and Cool Kat Wine Expert, Dave Fender. Begin the evening with tasting a couple of whites hile nibbling on Italian cheeses, then when the pasta is done, two more wines from Italy will be paired with the pasta/sauces. End the evening with another Italian red and dessert. Wines chosen will be from multiple regions of Italy, showing off the wine they are known for...expect Barollo, Barbaresco, Chianti, Prosecco...Great date night or GNO. We HAVE to have reservations due to the complexity of the event. This is limited to only 24 seats. Please call immediately before they are -all taken! 417-894-2003 or 417-812-0355.
There are some very distinct differences on wines created in the Old World and those made in the New. Would you like to be able to detect and understand why a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc tastes different from a French Sancerre (which is also Sav Blanc)? What about an Italian Pinot Grigio vs a Californian? Dave Fender, the coolest cat in wine, will lead us thru this tasting. Oh, and did we mention that this night we will be paying homage to The Great Gatsby? Attendees will be required to dress in 1920's attire. $20 per person. Limited to 25 people. Reservations required. Must pay in advance.
When you read the back of a wine bottle for the notes and you think: "Red currents? Oregano? I don't taste that." Well this night we will teach you how to identify those obvious and obscure things with a component tasting. You can touch, smell, taste those very things that the wine maker talks about.
Seating is limited to 25 people. $25 per person. Must RSVP and pay in advance.
Chef Doug's famous Gumbo, drink specials, wine and a live painting event. That's how we do Mardi Gras in the cellar.
Art: Jorge Ortiz, the artist behind our mural, will be painting a piece with us that night. Customers can buy raffle tickets in hopes of winning the piece when he is done.
Music: hip and groovy
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Start your NYE with us. Come in and buy a glass and an appetizer off our Nibblers menu and take a bottle to go for 30% off! Yes!! 30% off a bottle for later...perhaps a bottle of bubbly to toast the promise of great things in 2017? We think...yes. Yes. Toasting is a good thing. No one every said "please don't toast with words of encouragement, penchants of promises, tales of true love". We have wine. We have bubbly. Come into the cellar.