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Sherry dinner at Vin Rouge

Durham’s Vin Rouge restaurant is serving a sherry dinner on Nov. 10.
Durham’s Vin Rouge restaurant is serving a sherry dinner on Nov. 10. MCT

Durham’s Vin Rouge restaurant is participating in International Sherry Week with a sherry dinner Thursday.

The dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. and offers six courses and six wines. Cost: $75.

Here is the menu:

▪ N.C. oysters with sauce mignonette paired with La Cigarrera Manzanilla, Sanlucar de Barrameda.

▪ “Le Grand Aioli” with mussels, shrimp, haricots verts, cauliflower, radish, egg and pommes frites paired with Grant Fino, El Puerto de Santa Maria.

▪ Chicken consommé with mushrooms, carrot and sherry paired with Grant Amontillado, El Puerto de Santa Maria.

▪ Foie gras terrine with onion marmalade, hazelnuts and brioche paired with El Maestro Sierra 1830 Amontillado, Jerez de la Frontera.

▪ Beef Bourguignon with carrots, mushrooms, pearl onions, lardon and red wine-beef jus paired with Cesar Florido, Cruz del Mar, Oloroso, Chipiona.

▪ Chocolate Mousse with olive oil and sea salt paired with El Maestro Sierra PX, Jerez de la Frontera.

Vin Rouge is 2010 Hillsborough Road, Durham.

Info: 919-416-0466, vinrougerestaurant.com/upcoming-events/

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