An Epicurious Destination | Bridge at Mill Creek
The Bridge at Mill Creek, located at 445 North Fourth Street in Highlands, is offering a cornucopia of insider lessons, tastings and celebrations of the season. For more information or to register, call (828) 526-5500 or email [email protected], or just stop by.
Autumn at the Bridge at Mill Creek has quickly risen to the upper ranks of the Plateau’s epicurious destinations.
Owners David & Debi Bock and Donna & Kevin Bradley have teamed up with chef Matt Marcus; and General Manager Michael Searles, formerly Beverage Director at Old Edwards Inn.
And now the crew has unveiled an impressive schedule of events to tantalize your sensibilities.
Would you like to taste a curated list of wine and beer, or learn from an expert how to make a classic cocktail?
Of course you would, and now you can, on Tuesday Boozeday Instructional (3:00 – 4:30 P.M., $45 for the class and/or tasting, includes light bites, tasting notes, and recipes):
November 3: Beer Tasting with Dale Heinlein of Satulah Brewery and local breweries Curahee of Franklin and Boojum of Brevard to taste and discuss with a brewmaster.
November 10: Learn how to make a classic 80’s style Old Fashion cocktail and a more modern version with house made syrup, Rittenhouse Rye, and Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon.
November 17: The holidays are approaching and a tasting of Bubbles is certainly in order. Taste authentic Champagnes and alternatives suited for more casual gatherings.
November 24: Just in time for Thanksgiving, a lesson on Chatham Artillery Punch, known as “The Cocktail That Toppled Savannah.” This legendary concoction has been state-of-the art in rapid-fire intoxication since first assembled in 1859.
Also in the offering: Sample Chef Marcus’ extremely polished cooking, the second weekend of November in collaboration with “Elevated Wines.”
Friday, November 13: Tasting with Daou Family Wines. “When the Daou brothers came upon an untapped mother lode of fine terroir, they knew that it would be the work of generations to truly honor it with great wines. (3:00-4:30 P.M., $45 per person)
Saturday, November 14: Groth Wine Dinner. Groth wines have long set the benchmark for Napa Valley, ranked 8 times on Wine Spectator’s prestigious Top 100 list. Chef Marcus’ signature way with fresh seasonal ingredients will be on full display, paired with multiple wine tastings per course. (5:30-7:30 P.M., $115 ++ per person with pairings)
Sunday, November 15: Bubbles, Brunch and Champagne Jam! The Bridge welcomes the Queen of Bubbles, Gwen Collins of Epiphany Wines, for a tasting of four sparklers. Your choice of Starter and Entrée. (10:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M., $45 per person)
For reservations and inquiries, call (828) 526-5500 or by email at [email protected].