Screen Shot 2014-03-24 at 8.09.55 AMYou don’t even have to leave the neighborhood to enjoy a taste of Italy. The Grape Restaurant on Greenville is hosting a Chef’s Come-As-You-Are wine dinner on Thursday, March 27, where it’ll be showcasing its wines from Italy.

Chef de cuisine Jed Demler, who recently replaced chef de cuisine Danyele McPherson when she left to join HG Sply’s paleo-loving team, will feature an intimate three-course bistro menu to complement selected wines. Special guest host is Jason Charles of Glazers.

The “come-as-you-are” philosophy for the monthly wine dinner was designed to provides a fun, casual setting that allows everyone to dine at his or her own pace and savor a more festive one-on-one format with wine experts. Themes include a wine expert/host for the evening who speaks to each individual table about the wines selected.

Reservations are recommended for this event and available from 5:30-9 p.m. The cost is $48 per person exclusive of tax, gratuity and other beverages. Located at 2808 Greenville Avenue, The Grape is open for dinner nightly at 5:30 p.m. and Sunday Brunch.  For reservations call 214.828.1981 or visit the website at  Complimentary valet parking always provided.

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