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Warm Up In January With These Wine Dinners

Houston's full of amazing wine dinner pairing options around town this month.

It's hard to top a perfect pairing of an excellent wine with a dish. If you take that experience and mulitply it by four or five courses from some of the best restaurants and vineyards around, you have the makings of a classic wine dinner.

This month we've picked five wine dinners from some of Houston's best restaurants to indulge in and treat yourself.

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The Marque
798 Sorella Court, Suite 225
Houston, TX 77024
When: Thursday, January 14, 7:00 p.m.
Cost: $175 per person (includes 5-course dinner and wine pairing
Mark at The Marque: The Marque in CityCentre will host chef Mark Cox, executive chef and owner of Mark's American Cuisine for an exceptional one night only 5-course dinner and wine pairing. This dinner will showcase Chef Mark's talents by offering an invitation only event for diners to experience an exclusive taste of this legendary chef's inspired cuisine with a limited seating five-course even set amid the modern luxury of the Octane Lounge. RSVP to lana@marquehouston.com.

Bistro Provence
13616 Memorial Drive,
Houston, TX 77079
When: Tuesday, January 19, 7:00 p.m
Cost: $89 per person ($30 deposit required upon reservation)
Tour de Bourdeaux Wine Dinner: Bistro Provence, one of Houston's first and finest French bistros, will host its first wine dinner of 2016 by introducing some of Bordeaux's finest hidden gems - excellent wines produced by small wineries many people never get to experience. Five delightful wines selected by Bistro owner Genevieve Guy will be paired with five dishes prepared by Executive Chef Cedric Vernin. For info visit www.bistroprovence.us

Charivari Restaurant 
2521 Bagby Street
Houston, TX 77006
When: Thursday, January 21, 7:00 p.m
Cost: $95 per person
Charivari's Italian Winter Wine Dinner: Charivari Restaurant, winner of OpenTable's Diner Choice Award for December 2015, hosts it's annual winter wine dinner. Chef Johann Schuster and wine enthusiast Andrea Ciattini partnered together to diligently create a five course gourmet meal paired with five Tuscan wines that will send your taste buds on a trip of a lifetime. www.charivarirest.com

The Tasting Room
1101 Uptown Park Blvd
Houston, TX 77056
When: Tuesday, January 26, 7:00 p.m
Cost: $135 per person
Tasting Room + Peli Peli Winter Wine Dinner: Join The Tasting Room Uptown for the first ever collaborated wine dinner with local South African restaurant, Peli Peli. The evening will be filled with a cocktail hour and then a 6-course dinner with food and drinks presented by both TTR-Uptown Park's chef Michael Pellegrino and Peli Peli's chef Paul. RSVP at www.tastingroomwines.com

The Rainbow Lodge
2011 Ella Blvd
Houston, TX 77008
When: Thursday, January 28, 6:30 p.m
Cost: $145 per person
January Wine Dinner at Rainbow Lodge: Rainbow Lodge is pleased to host Stephanie Cuadra from Querciabella Wines to kick off 2016's monthly wine dinner series in January. Enjoy six courses paired with her rare Tuscan wines. Email Marc at marc.borel@rainbow-lodge.com to make a reservation or for more information.

Rainbow Lodge

2011 Ella Boulevard, , TX 77008 (713) 861-8666 Visit Website

Bistro Provence

4933 Fairmont Avenue, , MD 20814 (301) 656-7373 Visit Website

The Tasting Room

818 Town and Country Blvd Ste 100, Houston, TX 77024 (281) 822-1505 Visit Website

Peli Peli

5085 Westheimer Rd, Ste B-2515, Houston, TX 77056 Visit Website

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