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FUR of WNC wine tasting

Feline Urgent Rescue (FUR) of Western North Carolina will host an evening of wine and appetizers from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at Bosu’s Wine Shop in Waynesville.

Atop discounts on single wine bottles and cases, there will also be a silent auction, featuring local artwork, jewelry and gift certificates. 

RSVP online at www.furofwnc.org until May 2. Cost is $30 per person and includes three wine tasting tickets. Sponsorships available for $125, which includes two admissions and a bottle of Mosseland wine. 

For more information on the wine tasting, call 843.422.2704. To learn more about FUR of WNC, visit www.facebook.com/furofwnc or call 844.888.2287. 

 

Canyon Kitchen additions, dinner series

Located in the rustically elegant Jennings Barn at the foot of Cow Rock Mountain in Lonesome Valley, Canyon Kitchen will be opening for the season on Thursday, April 27.  

Executive Chef Adam Hayes and his team of seasoned culinary professionals have been preparing for the restaurant’s opening for months and are looking forward to the new offerings and enhancements. 

That program includes a new restaurant manager, Tim Smith, who is also a certified sommelier. Erik Hedlund will be alongside Chef Hayes in the kitchen as Executive Sous Chef, as well as Ken Naron as Sous Chef and Jorden Cruley as Pastry Chef. In addition to some new faces, guests can also expect to see several enhancements to the restaurant itself with a reconfigured kitchen, new equipment, pastry shop and bar. 

To kick off the season, Canyon Kitchen will host special culinary events and wine dinners on Wednesdays throughout the month of May. The first scheduled is a dinner featuring Guest Chef Meherwan Irani from Chai Pani on May 3. The next event, on May 10, is a fundraiser for the Hospice House. On May 17, guests can enjoy a Coupe Cocktail Dinner with cocktail book author, Brian Hoffman, of Hoffman Media. Lastly, they will close out the month with a wine dinner featuring Chateau Montelena on May 24. 

For more information on Canyon Kitchen or reservations, visit www.lonesomevalley.com or call 828.743.7967.

 

Also:

• There will be a free wine tasting from 1 to 5 p.m. April 28 and May 6 at Bosu’s Wine Shop in Waynesville. www.waynesvillewine.com or 828.452.0120.

• The Classic Wineseller (Waynesville) will host a wine tasting on Wednesdays and a craft beer tasting on Thursdays. Both events run from 4 to 8 p.m. There will also be tapas from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. www.classicwineseller.com. 

• Free cooking demonstrations will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturdays at Country Traditions in Dillsboro. Watch the demonstrations, eat samples and taste house wines for $3 a glass. All recipes posted online. www.countrytraditionsnc.com. 

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