CHARLOTTE -- McColl Center for Visual Art is offering a twist on the popular wine and food pairing. From 6:30 to 9 p.m. Dec. 11 the center will host a wine and art pairing event: Palate to Palette, a unique opportunity to indulge the full spectrum of the senses joining wine and art enthusiasts a memorable evening.
Palate to Palette will lead guests on a visual and tasting journey of wine and art, exploring the nuances of complexity found in both a glass of wine and a work of art. Located in various artist studios throughout the center, past resident artists of the center will be paired with a complementary wine, creating a unique relationship that builds upon a central theme. Artists include Barbara Schreiber (painting), Eric Anderson (sculpture and mixed media), Julie Benda (printmaking), Lisa Holder (photography), Anatoly Tsiris (sculpture) and Ashley Lathe (painting.)
Only a limited number of tickets are available. Prices start at $20 for Contemporaries members, $35 for non-members, and include complimentary wine, palate cleansers, live music, the opportunity to purchase artwork and wine, and a raffle drawing that includes an art and wine pairing. Private tables are available for groups starting at $150 for two.
Aquavina Restaurant will supply all the wine for Palate to Palette. Carocon is the artist sponsor.
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For tickets or more information, call 704-332-5535.