St. Patrick’s Day with Savor Dallas and the Arboretum


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by Martha Tiller
Mar 11, 2013 |

Savor the flavor of the 9th annual Savor Dallas, expanding this year to include four days of festivities: Thursday, March 14 – Sunday, March 17. This “celebration of wine, food, spirits and the arts,” spotlights an exciting new downtown venue for the Friday night wine stroll. The largest premium wine and food event in Texas features cuisine from more than 60 of the area’s top chefs and more than 400 premium wines, spirits and beers at its events throughout the weekend. 

THURSDAY NIGHT SNEAK PEEK OF TRINITY GROVES. An added attraction this year is a Thursday night preview taste of the exciting new restaurant and retail incubator Trinity Groves, Thursday, March 14 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cross over the beautiful Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge and join the party featuring food, fun, music and libations. Trinity Groves is located at 3015 Gulden Ln.

FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE SPECTACULAR NEW PEROT MUSEUM “As Savor Dallas continues to grow its downtown Dallas footprint and expand regionally, we are thrilled and honored to showcase the new Perot Museum of Nature and Science on Friday with our traditional Wine Stroll,” said Jim White, Savor Dallas co-founder, along with his wife, Vicki Briley-White. “Imagine tasting premium wines, spirits and beers while touring all five amazing, interactive levels of Dallas’ fantastic new cultural and educational treasure!” The event is a benefit for the Museum’s “Campaign for Excellence.” So, you’ll be having a great time and helping support the important work of the beautiful Perot Museum. It’s a place where kids get excited about nature and science, and where adults get to be kids again! Space at this event is limited due to Museum capacity.

SATURDAY EVENTS Continuing are the popular Saturday afternoon wine panels, including a 2-3 p.m. “Global Wine and Cheese Pairing” at the Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek to benefit the Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter of the American Institute of Wine and Food, with the Mansion’s Michael Flynn and Rich Rogers from Scardello Artisan Cheese. Another Saturday afternoon Highlight is the 2-3 p.m. “Modern Lifestyle Wines” tasting seminar at the Warwick Melrose Hotel featuring a panel of winemakers attending Savor Dallas.The wine lover/expert favorite is the Saturday “Reserve Tasting” featuring ultra-premium wines and spirits from 5 – 6:30 p.m. at the Irving Convention center in Las Colinas.The gourmet highlight of the Savor Dallas weekend – the “International Grand Tasting” (7-10 p.m.), showcases a sampling of signature cuisine from more than 60 top Dallas/Fort Worth top chefs and hundreds of premium wines, spirits and beers. Both The Reserve Tasting and the International Grand Tasting will be staged in the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas. The evening’s answer to responsible drinking: Savor Dallas offers a designated driver ticket and there will be a supply of Yellow Cabs available to ferry excessive revelers home. Rates will vary depending on Metroplex location destination.

SAVOR THE DALLAS ARBORETUM ON ST. PATRICK’S DAY Those with a passion for food, wine, and all things green will delight in a Sunday, March 17 upscale St. Patrick’s Day Wine Stroll presented by Savor Dallas and the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. Attendees will delight in the breathtaking beauty of spring while strolling through the garden sampling premium wines, beers and spirits and enjoying delectable food samplings from some of Dallas’ finest kitchens. Each guest receives a personal crystal tasting glass as a memento of this wonderful evening in the garden. Proceeds from the St. Patrick’s Day event go to support the Education Department at the Dallas Arboretum. Visit or call 888-728-6747.

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