Girls Night Out – 3/31/17

 

 

Girls Night Out at Stonefield Cellars Winery 3/31/17

7-10 pm

Cost: $35 Wine Tasting, Dinner, & Gourmet S’mores

 

 

Join us for a fun evening out with your girl friends! You and your friends will start off with a wine tasting which will be followed by a catered dinner in the barrel room. After dinner we will enjoy making gourmet S’mores (weather permitting we do this by our outside fire pit, otherwise, we have an indoor option that results in the same yummy S’more result!)

Our dinner will be catered by Pepper Moon.  Menu will be posted soon.  Note:  If you have any special dietary needs please let us know well in advance and we will try to accommodate you.          

This is a catered event and all tickets must be purchased in advance.   See below for online ticket option or call 336-644-9908 no later than the day before, 3/30/17.  Tickets are non-refundable.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spring Winemaking 101 Course (Class 1 of 6)

Want to Make Wine?

Stonefield Cellars hosts two Winemaking Courses per year (in the spring, and in the fall) taught by Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D.

In six classes over 8 weeks, this course covers the full winemaking process: from fermentation to bottling. Learn techniques to start or improve your own home winemaking while creating your own wine during class in small teams of 2-4 & hone your wine evaluation skills with classes on sensory evaluation training and food and wine pairing.

Spring 2017 Course Dates & Times: 

Mondays 7:00-9:00 pm in the Stonefield Cellars Production Room.

March 13th: Introduction – basics of fermentation and winemaking

March 27th: Principles of Winemaking – racking, barrels, oak alternatives, tannins. Wines of the world

April 3rd: Wine sensory evaluation. Food and wine pairing

April 10th: Defects and Problems: causes and remedies, fining agents, additives, filtering

April 17th: Blending, tasting panel, bottling preparations

May 1st: Bottling, Labeling, Wrap-up, Exam
Cost: $185
Provided: Materials, snacks, 3 bottles of wine bottled by the class

Must be at least 21 years old to participate.
Class size limited to 16 people.
Registration – For Registration please either Purchase Tickets Below, Email Sarah at sswurz@stonefieldcellars.com or Call 336-644-9908 during business hours. 

Students Registering Between 2/23/17 & 3/5/17 Will Be Added to an Existing Team:
Current Teams: 
  • Dry Red Team 1: Bold Cabernet Sauvignon (Beginner)
  • Dry Red Team 2: Amarone w/ Grape Skins (Advanced)
  • Dry/Sweet White Team 1: Chardonnay (Beginner & Advanced)
  • Sweet Red Team 1: Chocolate Cherry Dessert Wine (Beginner)
Registration Ends 3/5/17

Instructor Biography
Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D. – Robert is a native of Napa Valley, CA. He received his doctorate in wine chemistry from the University of California, Davis. He has taught wine making classes at Patrick Henry Community College in Virginia, at Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC, and is currently the winemaker for Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC.

Sweetheart Sunday – Wine and Chocolate Pairing Event

Spend a Sunday afternoon with those you love – treat yourself and them to a wine and chocolate pairing for just $15 per person! (for groups of 4 or more, please call ahead at 336-644-9908) Wine and chocolate pairings will be held all day and take ~30 minutes to complete. Advance ticket purchase has ended, but walk-ins are welcome: we will have the lowest wait time between 4-5:30pm.

Stonefield Cellars Winery is partnering with our local chocolatier, Mama Laura’s Chocolates, to create a delicious combination of flavors.  Your Sweetheart Sunday experience includes:  

  • Seven wines (five paired with gourmet chocolates)
  • Souvenir Glass
  • Meet the Winemaker and Chocolatier (Winemaker Robert Wurz and Chocolatier David McLean) will be in our barrel room ready to answer your questions about their masterful craft!

  Featured wines and chocolates will be available for additional take-home purchase.

Valentine’s Dinner and Concert – Saturday, 2/11/17

We will be hosting another Valentines Dinner and Concert at Stonefield Cellars on Saturday, 2/11/17. This is an intimate, 4 course catered dinner (plated, served at your table) paired with Stonefield Cellars’ wine and a concert by the fabulous Chris and Bonnie Reed. Dinner is served in our Barrel Room, therefore seating is determined by time-of-purchase. If you would like preferred seating please purchase your tickets early. Additionally, if you are attending the event with a group and purchasing tickets separately, please include a note in your online ticket order or let our staff know when purchasing over the phone.

Catered by Pepper Moon – Menu includes:

First Course

  • Passed Appetizer (Three Cheese Pimento Cheese in Pastry Shell, Sweet African stuffed Peppers

Second Course

  • Winter  Salad (Fancy Greens tossed with Dried Cranberries, Candied Pecans and shredded mozzarella with Blueberry Pomegranate Dressing)

Third Course

  • Oven Roasted Chicken w/herbed white wine sauce AND Sirloin Tips w/mushrooms and pearl onions
  • Asparagus w/Red Pepper strip garnish
  • Potatoes Au Gratin
  • Yeast Rolls w/Butter

Fourth Course

Dessert – Choice of Lemon Cheesecake or Chocolate Truffle Torte

Wines:  A different Stonefield Cellars wine will be paired with each course.

 
Deadline for ticket purchase is noon 2/10/17
Purchase Tickets By Phone: Call 336-644-9908 during normal business hours (Thurs. – Sat. Noon-6pm and Sunday 1-6pm). 

Sippin’ and Readin’ Book Club Meeting

bookfood10 - Photo by Mike De Sisti / MDESISTI@JOURNALSENTINEL.COM

We encourage you to join us for lively discussion paired with wonderful wine. Some folks bring a light snack. New members are always welcome!

Book to be discussed this evening:

February 2nd –  “Everything We Keep”  by Kerry Lonsdale

 

Girls Night Out – 1/13/17

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Join us for a fun evening out with your girlfriends!  We are starting the new year right with fine wine, great food, and good times.  Have a vision for 2017? Express it by participating in our optional Vision Board activity*.  Want to just eat, drink, and visit? No problem – we have two ticket options for you (see below).  Pepper Moon will cater our dinner…

Menu:  Apple Harvest Salad (artisan greens, granny smith apples, dried apricots, pistachio nuts in a roasted cinnamon honey vinaigrette), Chicken Bruschetta (pan-seared chicken breast topped with pieces of fresh mozzarella and whole roasted grape tomatoes with herbed butter sauce), Potatoes Au Gratin, and Homemade Dessert Bars

Note: if you have any special dietary needs please let us know well in advance and we will try to accommodate you).  

*If you will be making a Vision Board, please bring a photo of yourself to put in the center of your board – also please bring magazines to cut images and words out for pasting on your board.

  This is catered event and so tickets must be purchased in advance (no later than the day before, 1/12/17)  and are non-refundable.   See below for online ticket purchase option…

 

 

 

Sippin’ and Readin’ Book Club Meeting

bookfood10 - Photo by Mike De Sisti / MDESISTI@JOURNALSENTINEL.COM

We encourage you to join us for lively discussion paired with wonderful wine. Some folks bring a light snack. New members are always welcome!

Book to be discussed this evening:

January 5th –  “Parlor Games”  by Maryka Biaggio

 

Our 10th Anniversary Holiday Open House

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Sippin’ and Readin’ Book Club Meeting

bookfood10 - Photo by Mike De Sisti / MDESISTI@JOURNALSENTINEL.COM  chocnutbarsphotocropped

We encourage you to join us for lively discussion paired with wonderful wine. This month we will also do a Book and Cookie  exchange!   Bring a book you’d like to give away and a plate of your favorite holiday cookies to share. New members are always welcome!

Book to be discussed this evening:

December 1st –  “Scarlet”  by Alexandra Ripley

 

Sippin’ and Readin’ Book Club Meeting Copy

bookfood10 - Photo by Mike De Sisti / MDESISTI@JOURNALSENTINEL.COM  chocnutbarsphotocropped

We encourage you to join us for lively discussion paired with wonderful wine. This month we will also do a Book and Cookie  exchange!   Bring a book you’d like to give away and a plate of your favorite holiday cookies to share. New members are always welcome!

Book to be discussed this evening:

December 1st –  “Scarlet”  by Alexandra Ripley