NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar is synonymous with its award-winning list of 100 wines by the glass, the Fleming's 100.® Each September, as the restaurant's newest wine collection is unveiled, Fleming's celebrates a "Month of Discovery", featuring a series of unique wine events and food offerings that will appeal to both wine novice and true connoisseur.
The New Fleming's 100 – An Unrivaled Program of 100 Wines by the Glass
Fleming's proprietary collection of 100 wines by the glass is a unique approach to discovering and celebrating wine without having to order an entire bottle. "Wine is an intensely personal choice, and wine by the glass is the perfect way to celebrate it," says Maeve Pesquera, Fleming's Director of Wine. The new collection for 2012/2013 features many iconic wineries from California as well as top-rated European wineries. The international roster also includes a number of remarkable wines from Chile, Argentina, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
"Bottle Wars" Wine Tastings – Featuring Rival Wines from the New Fleming's 100
"Bottle Wars" is a series of four unique wine tastings to be held on successive Friday evenings in September (7th, 14th, 21st and 28th). Guests will taste premium wines from rival regions and wineries around the world in a spirit of friendly competition. Each event will offer 8 to 10 well-matched wines for just $25* and Fleming's professionally trained wine managers will guide guests through the experience:
"Pinot Smackdown" (September 7th) -- Pinot Noirs from California's Central Coast compete against Pinot Noirs from Sonoma, Oregon and the Anderson Valley.
"Battle of the Hemispheres" (September 14th) -- California takes on South America, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
"Old World vs. New World" (September 21st) -- European masters from France, Italy, Germany and Spain go against the best and brightest winemakers from California.
"Glass Warfare" (September 28th) -- Premium wines and value-priced wines made from similar grapes are put to the taste test.
"Last Call" Event – Two Weeks to Enjoy 25% on Selected Wines by the Bottle
Guests will have an opportunity to save 25%** on select bottles in Fleming's main dining room. "Last Call" will debut on September 1st and quantities will be limited to stock on hand. Restrictions apply at selected locations due to local and state liquor laws. Complete details about this opportunity can be found at www.FlemingsSteakhouse.com.
Fleming's New Memorable Meal for Two -- $99 for 3 Courses
Fleming's celebrates its new wine collection with a prix-fixe menu for two, available from September 1st through September 30th. Each guest will enjoy a triple entree of broiled filet mignon, herb baked shrimp and braised short rib, with shrimp bisque and a dessert of frozen almond souffle. The 3-course menu is priced at $99 for two, and $49.50 for one. For an additional $25, each guest may order a specially priced flight of three wines -- The Prisoner, Primus Cabernet and Quintessa 2006 -- all from the Huneeus Vintners Portfolio.
About Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
Nationally acclaimed Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar offers the best in steakhouse dining – Prime meats and chops, fresh fish and poultry, generous salads and side orders — with a unique wine list known as the Fleming's 100®, which features over 100 wines served by the glass. Fleming's was launched in Newport Beach, California in 1998 by successful restaurant industry veterans Paul Fleming and Bill Allen. Today there are 64 restaurants nationwide. Fleming's is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, including Wine Enthusiast's annual Award of Distinction and Wine Spectator's annual Award of Excellence.
For more information about Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar and the Fleming's 100, please visit FlemingsSteakhouse.com.
* Excluding wine, tax and gratuity.
** Due to state liquor laws, our 25% savings offer is not available in MA, OK, RI or UT. Offer subject to state liquor law restrictions; not available in certain states.
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