GALATOIRE’S RESTAURANT TO HOST WINE DINNER SERIES BEGINNING JULY 23

Galatoire’s Restaurant announces the launch of a monthly wine dinner series, featuring the wines of Paul Hobbs Winery, Grgich Hills Estate and Duckhorn Vineyards, beginning Wednesday, July 23, continuing monthly through October.

            The first dinner of the Galatoire’s wine series will take place on Wednesday, July 23, at Galatoire’s 33 Bar & Steak and will feature wines by Paul Hobbs Winery in Sebastopol, California. Founded in 1991, Paul Hobbs Winery is ranked by Food & Wine Magazine as one of the top wineries in the country.

            The second installment of the Galatoire’s wine dinner series will feature the wines of Grgich Hills Estate on Wednesday, August 27, at Galatoire’s 33 Bar & Steak. Originating in Rutherford, California, in the heart of the Napa Valley, Grgich Hills Estate is known for richly produced Chardonnays that earn global accolades annually.

            From the vineyards of Saint Helena, California, Galatoire’s third wine dinner will feature the wines of Duckhorn Vineyards on Wednesday, September 10, on the second floor of Galatoire’s 33 Bar & Steak. Crafted to reflect the quality and character of the vineyard, the wines are estate-grown and based on taste and instinct, not formula.

                        Each Galatoire’s wine dinner will begin at 7 p.m. and feature creations by Executive Chef Michael Sichel alongside other Galatoire’s classics that will complement the featured wines. Tickets are $100 per guest, inclusive of tax and gratuity. For more information and reservations, call (504) 525-6022. Limited seating is available.

A national dining institution, Galatoire's in New Orleans, was honored with the prestigious James Beard Award for Outstanding Restaurant in 2005 and named as one of New Orleans’ Top 10 Restaurants in 2012. Galatoire's has earned the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence every year from 2007 to 2010, and from 2011 to 2013 achieved the Best of Award of Excellence for its wine list. Saveur also named Galatoire's Friday Lunch one of its "25 Greatest Meals Ever," while Bon Appetit magazine has recognized Galatoire's as one of the nation's "Top Celebration Restaurants."