• SE Wine Collective Transforms Urban Winery into a Supper Club

    POSTED January 25, 2013

SE Wine Collective, located in Portland, Ore., will transform from an urban winery to a supper club once a month beginning this January. The new "club" will include a set, multi-course dinner prepared by both established and up and coming Portland chefs. Additionally, the dinners will feature wines from all four resident wineries, Vincent Wine Company, Helioterra Wines, Division Winemaking Company and Bow & Arrow Wines, as well as wines from around the world.

"This series is exciting because it challenges chefs and wineries to think beyond what we do day to day," says SE Wine Collective owner Thomas Monroe. "The chefs and restaurants will be challenged to leave their comfort zone and create a multi-course dinner in a new space. Our wineries then have the challenge of pairing our wines with dishes and types of cuisine we haven’t worked with before. Our guests will be part of the ride with us, experiencing how these two elements come together to create a unique social dining experience."

The monthly supper clubs will feature a different chef at each dinner offering interactive dining experiences. The inaugural event will take place on Jan. 20 at Bar Avignon and other participating Portland eateries include Roe, Paley’s Place, Little Bird, Boke Bowl and Nostrana.

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