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Wine Dinners And A Scottish Tribute To Robert Burns

YORK — The wines of Constellation Brands will be featured at a four-course dinner at the York Harbor Inn on Saturday, Jan. 19. Chef Gerald Bonsey's menu includes pistachio-crusted mahi-mahi with honey-lavender sauce and Greek-style lamb wellington with juniper beurre rouge. The cost is $54.95 per person; reservations required. [EaterWire]

ARTS DISTRICT — Renowned vintner Merry Edwards hosts Five Fifty-Five's first wine dinner on Monday, Jan. 22. "Edwards began making wine in California when women in the industry were rare, and not treated equally," according to Meredith Goad of The Portland Press Herald. The cost of the dinner is $100 per person, not including tax and gratuity; reservations required. [PPH]

BRUNSWICK — The life and heritage of legendary Scottish poet Robert Burns will be feted with single malt, Scotch eggs and haggis at the Tavern at the Inn at Brunswick Station on Friday, Jan. 25. The menu also includes Cock-a-leekie soup (chicken soup), Bubbly-Jock an' trimmins (turkey and trimmings) and Tipsy Laird (trifle). Per tradition, the haggis will be piped in by bagpipes to "Ode to the Haggis" and ceremonially sliced with a sword. All this highland fun is $35 per person, excluding beverages (except for the Scotch toast to the haggis). Reservations are required. [EaterWire]

York Harbor Inn. [Photo: Official Site]

Five Fifty-Five

555 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101-3308 207-761-0555

Inn at Brunswick Station

4 Noble Street, Brunswick, ME 04011 207-837-6565 Visit Website