“Catch a flight” without leaving Sarasota this summer! Explore the world of wine through curated wine flights that rotate on a weekly basis. Each flight is paired with exclusive culinary creations designed by Chef Jamil and his team to amplify the flavors of each wine. Flights & bites are priced between $18-26 each week for three 3oz. wine pours and three tapas-style bites.
Available in the Lounge and in the Restaurant during lunch & dinner at Michael’s On East.
WINE FLIGHTS OFFERED THE WEEK OF 7/15 -7/20 - "Under-Discovered Whites"
Garnatxa Blanca “Nomes” Castillo Perelada Emporda
REGION/VINTAGE: Spain 2017
DESCRIPTION: A full-bodied white wine that originated in Northern Spain. Intense flavors, higher alcohol content and plush style. Also called Grenache everywhere else.
BITE PAIRING: Scallop Crudo, Orange Segment, Chervil
Picpoul de Pinet, Moulin de Gassac
REGION/VINTAGE: Languedoc, France 2017
DESCRIPTION: Picpoul means “lip stinger”. A light, dry wine with high acidity. Grown in a terroir that benefits from the maritime influences of the Mediterranean.
BITE PAIRING: Salmon Tartar, Tobico Caviar, Wonton Chip
Viognier “Y Series”, Yalumba Cellars
REGION/VINTAGE: South Australia 2017
DESCRIPTION: A rich, oily white wine that originated in the Northern Rhône. A Wine Spectator “Top 100 Wines of the Year”.
BITE PAIRING: Apple Cucumber Curry Shooter
Explore exotic food and wine destinations! Enjoy $38.95 three-course themed dinners, Monday-Saturday, and $19.95 two-course lunches, Monday-Friday. These popular menus always change monthly.
City Lite Lunches
Globally-inspired healthy lunch options to deLITE your palate and spirit, all under 600 calories! Perfect for the mid-week business power lunch, or those that crave something LITE and fresh. Monday-Friday, 11:30am-2pm.
Happy Hour in the Lounge
Enjoy $7 featured wines, beers and cocktails from 5-7pm Tuesday-Saturday, plus extended hours until 9pm on Mondays benefiting local non-profit organizations. And don’t forget our Lounge menu is full of delicious apps and snacks that pair perfectly with our featured drinks!
Lobster Pot Fridays
Celebrate the start of the weekend with a Michael’s On East classic – Lobster Pot Friday! Enjoy a 1 ¼ lb. Maine lobster with mussels, clams, potatoes and corn on the cob. Only $38.95 per person. Available every Friday night.
Monthly Wine Tastings At Michael’s Wine Cellar
Enjoy a casual, relaxing Saturday afternoon and discover 40+ fabulous wines at Michael’s Wine Cellar’s monthly Open House, a wine tasting experience with light bites offered. Admission is $10 per person. Advance RSVP not required. Event from 2-4pm.
Upcoming Open House Wine Tastings:
Saturday, July 6, 2019
Saturday, August 3, 2019
Saturday, September 7, 2019