Province ‘Esporao Wine Dinner’

May 7, 2010 at 3:42 pm (Current Events, Our Favorite Things, Special Events, What we are eating, What we're drinking) (, , , , , , )

province | Herdade do Esporão

Wines from Alentejo, Portugal

Monday, May 24th,  2010


Join province and Wine-O-Rama for an exciting dinner featuring the wines of Herade do Esporão in Portugal.  Located in the heart of Alentjo region, 180 Km east of Lisbon, in Reguengos de Monsaraz, the Herdade do Esporão produces high quality wines and olive oils. Chef Zweiban is proud to welcome a special guest from the winery for a five course dinner featuring seasonal dishes thoughtfully paired with the wide range of  wines from Herado do Esporão.

Ms. Rachel at LUSH is a serious supporter of Esporao wines and will be rocking it out with Randy Zweiban, the Province crew and winery folk.  All wines will be available to purchase at LUSH West Town or LUSH University Village. province |

161 N. Jefferson

Chicago, IL

Monday, May 24th,  2010


50pp | includes tax & gratuity

Please call (312.669.9900) or email Province with any questions or to book your attendance to the upcoming Esporao event at province. 5 courses/8 wines.

passed appetizers:

Cod Fritters | roasted garlic aioli

Roasted Amish Chicken Piri Piri

Clams & Crispy House Cured Bacon

House Made Chourico Sausage | olives, almond emulsion

Asparagus & Preserved Lemon Toasts


Verdelho/Antão Vaz, Esporão Reserva Bruto | 2006

Antão Vaz/Arinto/Roupeiro, Vinha de Defesa, White Blend | 2008

Aragonês/Alicante Bouschet/Touriga Nacional/Syrah, Quatro Castas | 2007

course one:

Lightly Cured Fluke | olives, blood oranges

Verdelho, Esporão | 2008

course two:

Living Water Farms Greens & Roasted Duck | currants, almonds, madiera vinaigrette

Semillon/Marsanne/Roussanne, Esporão Reserva Private Selection | 2008

course three:

Pan Seared Pimenton Dusted Pescada | fennel, leeks, clams

Trincadeira/Aragonês/Cabernet Sauvignon, Esporão Reserva | 2006

course four:

Becker Lanes Farm Pork Confit | pork belly, braised greens

Alicante Bouschet, Esporão | 2005

course five:

Vanilla Bean Custard Cake | cinnamon ice cream

Semillon, Esporão Late Harvest | 2008

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