When dining out, nothing enhances the experience more than the perfectly paired wines to compliment your meal. Well, now that experience is about to get better by adding fine art and exceptional music. Wynwood “Perfect Pairings” is set to launch Saturday January 30 at 7:00pm. Downtown Miami’s Wine by the Bay and Wynwood’s Etra Fine Are have combined to put on this special evening. The dinner will be held at Etra Fine Art, 2315 NW 2nd Avenue. Miami, FL 33127.
This dinner will feature the Champagnes of Henri Giraud and classical guitarist, Federico Musgrove Stetson. Stetson is currently working towards his Doctor of Musical Arts Degree at the University of Miami under a full scholarship. “We are excited to present an event that appeals to the discerning connoisseur of wine, food and art,” comments Stefano Campanini, co-owner of Wine by the Bay and Etra Fine Art. “We are also very fortunate to partner with the Frost School of Music. There is semblance in music and wine – it’s our goal to allow guests to explore harmonies, textures, nuances, and contrasts.”
Here are the links to making reservations for this special evening:
Cost $125.00 per person
Website Ticket Link: www.winebtb.com/events
Local Wine Events Ticket Link: https://www.localwineevents.com/tickets/i_want/622368/wynwood-8220perfec…
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/217535951916644/
RSVP is required to firstname.lastname@example.org. Seating is limited.
Special Thanks to Lisa Morales and Allegory PR for contributing to this article.
The Curated Menu
Presented by Michelle Brown, Ambassador for Henri Giraud, and Chef Daniele Cosmo of CielGourmet.
> Champagne Henri Giraud Hommage paired with scallops on a bed of radishes in wasabi cream, covered in caviar;
> Champagne Henri Giraud Giraud Rose paired with terrine of foie gras with spiced bread, peaches and fresh berries, with a touch of pink peppercorn;
> Champagne Henri Giraud MV Fut de Chene paired with a risotto in a soft smoked ricotta, covered with salmon tartare and black truffle;
> Champagne Henri Giraud Argonne 2002 paired with duck breast marinated in a port reduction served under different spicy fruits textures;
> Champagne Henri Giraud Ratafia paired with a dessert of mousse of pastry cream, yogurt, fresh berries and grilled bananas
Federico Musgrove Stetson, classical guitarist and founding President and Executive Director of The Florida Guitar Foundation. Stetson was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and started playing guitar at the age of twelve. In 2001, he moved to Miami and decided to pursue a career in music. Although having been trained as an electric guitarist, he decided to focus on classical guitar. In 2007, he graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music performance, and in 2011, Federico became the first student to earn a Master’s Degree in classical guitar performance from Florida International University, where he studied with Rafael Padrón. His most recent performances include solo recitals, appearances with the Miami Guitar Trio, the FIU Symphony Orchestra, the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra, and the New World Symphony. Mr. Musgrove is currently pursuing his Doctor of Musical Arts Degree at the University of Miami under a full scholarship, where he is a Teacher Assistant and a Henry Mancini Fellow. | www.federicomusgrove.com.
On view will be paintings by Andriy Halashyn, a Ukranian born artist now living in Peru; Juan Raul Hoyos, a Colombian born artist now living in Miami; and sculptures by Ronny Vayda, who lives and works in Colombia and Pompano Beach.
Now located in the Wynwood Arts District and previously rooted in the renowned Miami Design District for nearly 10 years, Etra Fine Art focuses on representing and promoting a wide variety of mid-career and established international artists whose work represents modern and contemporary styles. The gallery exhibits paintings, drawings, prints, sculptures, photography and installations that reflect progressive concepts while incorporating traditional and non- traditional materials. Because of its location at the crossroads of the Americas and Europe, Etra Fine Art has made it a priority to connect artists and collectors from both regions. The Gallery works with private collectors, corporations and interior designers to build collections by researching, locating, acquiring and installing an array of artwork. |www.etrafineart.com
Champagne Henri Giraud
Henri Giraud Champagne’s history in Champagne began with the Hémart family, descendants of Henri IV, who settled permanently in Aÿ at the beginning of the 17th century. In the 20th century, Léon Giraud, cuirassier in the battle of the Marne, married a Miss Hémart where he reconstructed the magnificent family vineyard and grafted vines on the cuttings taken from certain American vines. Over the centuries, the wines of Aÿ have been classed among the world’s fines and the Giraud-Hémart family owns an incredible 35 parcels of Grand Cru land in Aÿ, 26 with Pinot Noir and 9 with Chardonnay. Today Claude Giraud is the 12th generation of the Giraud-Hémart family in Aÿ and lovingly oversees this family House. | www.champagne-giraud.com