3 Orlando-Area Wine Dinners in January


If you believe the only correct response to “Red, or white?” is “yes, please,” then you’ll want to check out one of these upcoming wine dinners in the Orlando. Or all of them.

January 19 at 6:30pm
Just a short ride from Orlando, SottoTerra at Streamsong Resort will host a reception and five-course dinner paired with Napa Valley wines from PlumpJack, Cade and Odette. Menu highlights include seared scallops, duck served three ways and Kobe beef. $225/person plus tax and tip; overnight lodging for $150 includes resort fee, late check out and more. Call (855) 499-8436 to reserve.

January 20 at 6:30pm
Rocco’s Italian Grille in Winter Park presents A Celebration of Truffles, five-courses including antipasto, pasta, sea bass and braised short ribs paired with Italian wines from Banfi. $95/person plus tax and tip. Call (407) 644-7770 to reserve.

January 30 at 6pm
Winemaker Bob Cabral of Three Sticks Winery will partner with Emeril’s Orlando to present five courses paired with the Sonoma-based winery’s small-lot artisanal wines. Plant City strawberries with serrano ham, bronzed Key West tilefish and peppercorn-crusted beef tenderloin are among the offerings. $120/person plus tax and tip. Call (407) 224-2424 to reserve.