Morton's Winemaker Dinners
Morton's is proud to work with some of the most respected wineries, vintners and wine proprietors in the world. Select Morton's locations will be offering guests an exclusive opportunity to meet these professionals during an intimate four-course wine dinner, paired with fine wines.
Charles Krug Winery Dinner Series
Hosted by Peter Mondavi, Jr.
Earlier this year, Peter Mondavi, Jr., Co-Proprietor of Charles Krug Winery, hosted wine dinners at Morton's in Chicago, Nashville, Costa Mesa and Burbank. At each event, Mr. Mondavi donated a 27-Liter bottle of Charles Krug, Vintage Selection, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2009 for a live auction, raising over $21,500 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation®!
This was the 10th year that Mr. Mondavi and the Charles Krug Winery have hosted wine dinners at select locations, and Morton's is proud to announce that these events have collectively raised a total of over $360,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation!
Morton's was also honored to welcome Mr. Mondavi as one of the distinguished Mondavi family members who hosted the never-been-done-before "Celebrating the Legendary Blend" wine dinner in 2010.
Bonny Doon Wine Dinner
Hosted by Randall Grahm
On May 5, 2010, Morton's was thrilled to welcome 2010 Vintner Hall of Fame Inductee and 2010 James Beard Foundation Award Winner, Randall Grahm! Mr. Grahm is Proprietor of Bonny Doon Vineyard and the notable author of Been Doon So Long: A Randall Grahm Vinthology. The guests at Morton's in Naperville, IL enjoyed an intimate four-course wine dinner, during which Mr. Grahm gave tasting notes on his featured wines and read excerpts from his book. Silent auction proceeds and a portion of his book sale proceeds were donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation®!
Sequoia Grove Wine Dinner
Hosted by Mike Trujillo
In April and May of 2010, Mike Trujillo, President and Vintner of Sequoia Grove hosted wine dinners at Morton's in Downtown Chicago, Schaumburg (Chicago Suburbs) and Boston (Seaport). At each event guests enjoyed four courses of our signature cuisine while Mr. Trujillo shared tasting notes on his Sequoia Grove Chardonnay, Sequoia Grove Syrah and Wine Enthusiast 90+ rating wine, Sequoia Grove Cabernet Sauvignon.