Wednesday, May 14, 2014

A Taste of France in Easton

Our Peacock Restaurant and Lounge will be hosting its next wine dinner on May 30. The wines of Burgundy are being featured and we are inviting a very special guest to complement the fine food and wine.

In his career as a diplomat, William Shepard served as Consul General to Bordeaux, France from 1983 through 1985. During that time, he visited numerous wine chateaux throughout the region (lucky guy). Due to his wine expertise, he was made a member of the Ordre des Chevaliers Bretvins. While stationed in Bordeaux, Shepard lectured at the Universities of Bordeaux, Toulouse, Poitiers and Limoges.Shepard is a member of several Bordeaux wine societies, including the Commanderie de Bordeaux. His e-book, Shepard's Guide to Mastering French Wines, has been a best-seller in the USA and the UK. Shepard regularly presents French wine tasting seminars and is the wine editor for French Wine Explorers.  

Chef Doug Potts is working on a menu right now that is inspired by the flavors of the region. We expect a sell-out, so reserve soon to guarantee your spot.


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