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Columbus Elites Get Wined, Dined and … Educated



Wine me, dine me, teach me how to read an Italian wine label…

This is what Columbus Elites & their guests were saying last week as they rolled into Mezzo (Dublin) for Yelp's Great Grape Adventure.

A pristine summer night proved to be the perfect backdrop for gourmet appetizers, Italian wine & refreshing sangria for the masses. Aaron A had "never been to the Mezzo Dublin location before,"but "liked the patio a lot. It was a perfect evening for drinks outdoors." Indeed!

Wine elite event at mezzo

Natural State Wine's, Pat Lombardi, poured seemingly endless glasses of Villa Sorono Pinot Grigio and Masciarelli Montepulciano while speaking about how to properly taste wine an detect notes. Meanwhile, party goers noshed on a bruschetta trio (tomato, mozzarella, basil/goat cheese and fig/smoked chicken and sundried tomato), braised meatballs, and various meats and cheeses. As expected, "Mezzo, as a host, was amazing. So gracious –  those servers worked really hard serving our "party." I felt so spoiled!" noted Catherine J.


Final pic mezzo

The real adventure came when Elites were asked to properly identify the flavors of provided Jelly Belly jelly beans, which were also the flavors noted in each wine! The winning team won bottles of wine from Natural State and free appetizers from Mezzo on their next visit. (Side thanks to neighbor, Woodhouse Day Spa, who provided a gift certificate for the raffle!)

Read all of the – or write your own! – reviews here, and many thanks to J Alexander Photography for capturing all the fun in photos!

::clink!::

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Christina C

Yelp Columbus CM (& die-hard wine drinker… I mean, enthusiast.)

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