III Forks Prime Steakhouse, located in Lakeshore East, will hold a "Sommelier for a Day" wine tasting on Wednesday, October 5. Starting at 5 p.m., wine specialist Jessica Marshall-Bruckner will lead participants through a sampling of six different selections from Australia (outlined below), paired with an array of hors d'oeuvres crafted by Executive Chef Cedric Harden. Guests may sip, swirl and savor each varietal and then vote on their favorite to be featured for the month. The fee to attend the tasting is $20 per person. To RSVP, please call III Forks at 312.938.4303.
Australian "Sommelier for a Day" Wine Selections
Brokenwood, Semillion 2013
Cape Mentelle, Sauvignon Blanc 2015
William Hardy, Chardonnay 2014
Yangarra, Grenache 2012
Penfolds "Bin 28" Shiraz 2013
Barossa Valley Estate, Cabernet Sauvignon 2104