Chalk Talk: Upcoming Wine Events in Dallas

Here, in chronological order, are a few significant wine events coming to Dallas.

Wednesday, February 22,  7pm: Honig Vineyards at Bailey’s Prime Plus with winemaker Michael Honig.

Thursday March 1st, 6:30pm:  Paraduxx and Duckhorn at Ruth’s Chris in Dallas and Arlington.

Tuesday March 28th, 7pm: Krupp Brothers at Nana with winemaker Tres Goetting.

Full details below.


Four-Course Dinner with Winemaker Michael Honig


Bailey’s Prime Plus at The Shops at Park Lane will serve a special four-course menu from Chef Grant Morgan featuring the wines of Honig Vineyards on Wednesday, February 22 at 7 p.m. for $85 per person (plus tax and gratuity).

Bailey’s Wine Director Jennifer Jaco will welcome winemaker Michael Honig who will discuss the wines with diners.  A leader in sustainable farming, Michael sits on the board of directors of the Napa Valley Vintners Association, whose mission is to promote, protect and enhance the Napa Valley appellation and its wines. With his seemingly endless energy, Michael is often referred to as “the James Brown of the wine industry” and spends 75% of his time out in the world introducing people to Honig wines.


Pan Roasted Sea Scallops, Water Cress Salad, Ruby Red Grapefruit Emulsion

Honig Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley, California 2010

Agnolotti Pasta, Braised Lamb, Wild Mushrooms, Caramelized Onions

Honig Cabernet Sauvignon ‘Premier Napa Valley’, Napa Valley, California 2002

Japanese Akaushi New York Strip, Grilled Radicchio, Huckleberry Marmalade

Honig Cabernet Sauvignon ‘Bartolucci Vineyard’ Magnum, Napa Valley, California 2004

Rhubarb “Sponge” & Cream

Honig Sauvignon Blanc Late Harvest, Napa Valley, California 2008


Space is limited, reservations are required. For reservations call 214.750.8100.


Bailey’s Prime Plus Dallas at The Shops at Park Lane

8160 Park Lane, Suite 130, Dallas, TX

Ruth’s Chris Steak House and Duckhorn Wine Company Celebrate the Exclusive Vintage Pre-Release of Paraduxx Across 81 Locations on March 1

Orlando, Fla.–— On March 1, Ruth’s Chris ( will proudly partner with one of the legendary names of American winemaking when it holds Duckhorn Portfolio Wine Dinners in 81 locations across the United States. These exclusive dinners will feature signature Ruth’s Chris dishes paired with four of the most iconic wines from the Duckhorn Wine Company portfolio. In addition to Duckhorn Vineyards acclaimed Three Palms Merlot, which helped to establish Merlot as one of the New World’s great wine grapes, the event will feature the Goldeneye Anderson Valley Pinot Noir, Migration Russian River Chardonnay and the highly anticipated new vintage release of the Paraduxx Z Blend.

More details and reservation details at…

Nana Holds Wine Dinner with Krupp Vineyards Winery

Join us for a special wine dinner featuring Krupp Brothers Winery on Wednesday, March 28th at 7:00 pm.  This event entails a dinner prepared by Nana’s Executive Chef, Anthony Bombaci; prepared with a array of Krupp Brothers wines. The winemaker, Tres Goetting will be in attendance. Experience an evening of fine dining with a panoramic view of Dallas from the twenty-seventh floor of the Hilton Anatole. The dinner will cost $150.00 per person, not including tax and gratuity.

Krupp Brothers Winery was founded after two brothers endeavor to achieve their goals. Jan and Bart Krupp, were businessmen who both shared a passion for wine. The brothers faced hardships at the beginning of their journey, but through perseverance they were able to succeed, and Krupp Brother’s Winery was born. Today the winery is a limited production artisan winery with hand crafting delicious, complex, wines from their world-famous Stagecoach Vineyard. They specialize in Bordeaux and Rhone varietals that were selected from some of the best blocks of our mountainous, rocky vineyards.

Though young, Tres Goetting is already a seasoned veteran of Napa and Sonoma’s wine industry. Tres joined the Krupp Brothers team in August 2010. A Napa Valley native, Tres spent the last six years as associate winemaker at Ladera Vineyards where he crafted award-winning wines from Napa’s rugged hillside appellations. Tres also honed his skills at St. Clement Vineyards, Domaine Carneros, Yorkville Cellars, Cosentino Winery, Tulocay Winery.

Nana is a restaurant with an inimitable sense of luxury and wonder, where its service, panoramic view of the city, and upscale American cuisine created by internationally-acclaimed Executive Chef Anthony Bombaci are simply astonishing. Hours are Sunday through Thursday from 6pm – 10pm and Fridays and Saturdays from 6pm – 10:30pm. Nana is located on the 27th floor of the Hilton Anatole Hotel at 2201 Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX 75207. Reservations are available by calling 214.761.7470.  For more information and the menu visit .