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January 30, 2018


Sono Wine & Sake Social
Sono welcomes guests for their weekly Wine & Sake Social – a delicious and casual educational culinary experience. Chef Hyunwoo Kim will serve complimentary sushi like California, cucumber roll, and avocado roll – Chef Kim’s choice. Certified Sake Advisor James Yang and his well-trained team will be on-hand to pour tastings of a wide variety of wines and sakes (5-10). Walk-in guests are welcome, as are reservations. $10; Tuesday, 5:30-7:30 pm; Sono, 319 Fayetteville St, Suite 101, Raleigh, NC

Underground Brass
Slide up to the bar at Watts & Ward, order yourself a classic cocktail, and get jazzed with the smooth sounds of the low brass. Two of the North Carolina Symphony’s finest prove that trombones duet better at Raleigh’s newest underground lounge. Music by Bach, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich, Joplin, and more Featuring NCS trombonists Jonathan Randazzo and John Ilika. Tuesday, 8:30 – 9:30 pm; Watts & Ward, 200 S Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27601


TWE Tasting: Michael Kennedy – Component Wine Company Sip, Sign & Support
DRINK and The Queen of Wines will host Michael Kennedy, founder and winemaker for Component Wine Company, for a tasting, shopping and signing event in conjunction with the Triangle Wine Experience to help support the Frankie Lemmon School & Developmental Center Foundation. Component Wine Company is a boutique producer in Napa Valley and focuses on producing the finest, most pure expression of each varietal. The goal of Component is to allow collectors and wine lovers to see beyond the blend, highlighting the essence of the individual varietal. Component’s first vintage was in 2013, with a single wine: 100% Petit Verdot. They currently produce Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Semillon single varietal vintages. Free; Thursday-Saturday; 215 Glenwood Ave, #Suite C, Raleigh, NC 27603

By Whitney

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