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Jones von Drehle Vineyards and Winery

Chuck Jones
July 20, 2022 | Chuck Jones

Sip & Savor Returns!

We are excited to announce Sip & Savor this August, featuring special tasting plates created by noted Chef Steven Goff of Asheville, paired with selected Jones von Drehle wines!  

Save the Date: August 21, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM @ Chloe Hall.
Tickets on Sale: Beginning Wednesday, August 4, 2022, at 10:00am for club members. Available only online. Tickets available to non-club members on Friday, August 6, 2022 at 10am.

Cost: $87.50 per person. Wine Club Members $78.00 (limit 2 tickets at the wine club discount).

Please read on for the wines and pairings…

First plate: 2021 Rosa Dia. Provence styled Grenache dry Rose. Notes of fresh berries with crisp finish. A perennial award winner, the perfect wine for the season and on into Fall with roasted poultry. Always on our Thanksgiving table!
Pairing: Crispy sweetbreads with greens, labneh, pickled berries, berry vinaigrette, and BBQ spiced croutons.

Second plate: 2021 Viognier. A new release! The tradition continues of JvD Viognier with elegant stone fruit, honeysuckle and delightful easy finish. One of the major plantings at JvD, we embrace the difficulty in growing this grape in order to achieve the quality of the wine. This pairing is remarkable in elevating the wine while boosting the flavors of the food. 
Pairing: Country ham and peach salad with red curry vinaigrette, minted yogurt, herbs and extra virgin olive oil.

Third plate: 2019 Petit Manseng. New Release! A white wine with solid bones. The acidity and alcohol embrace the challenge of butter or cream sauces.
Pairing: Steamed mussels with coconut cream, collards, pea shoots, pork rind furikake and herbs.

Fourth plate: 2015 Cabernet Franc. One of the largest planting at Jones von Drehle and a favorite on the wine lists of many fine restaurants across North Carolina. Light tannins, elegant berry fruit, with a light measured touch of French oak influence, it is the perfect accompaniment to any roast or grilled meat.
Pairing: Braised brisket with fennel salad, Carolina gold rice congee and crispy shallots. 

Fifth Plate: 2015 Steel & Stone. A limited offering from our library.  This wine, a winner of many awards, is presented as an elegant end to this day of pairings. A Petit Verdot / Cabernet Sauvignon blend, with deep complexity, balanced tannin and fruit. Sip as you taste this classic dessert with entwining richness, sweet and balanced flavors.
Pairing: Flourless chocolate torte with dulce de leche, macerated berries and meringue.

Reserve your seat to join us for a great celebration of wine and food! CLICK HERE!

Prior to his newest venture as the Owner and Executive Chef at beloved Tastee Diner in Asheville, NC, Chef Steven Goff served as the Executive Chef at funky Modern American restaurant, Jargon, in West Asheville. Before that, Goff worked as the head butcher at Standard Foods in Raleigh, and is the former Executive Chef and Owner of the King James Public House and AUX Bar in Asheville. Steven left home at fifteen, and spent the next eleven years homeless, jumping freight trains across the US and Europe, cooking wherever his travels took him. After being stranded in Asheville, he got more serious about cooking and enrolled in the AB Tech culinary program receiving honorable degrees in both Culinary Arts, and Baking and Pastry. Because of his early life experiences, he is highly dedicated to supporting the local community through his food. He co-directed the popular local fundraising event The Blind Pig Supper Club and served on the Board of Directors of Asheville Independent Restaurants. Goff is currently on the Board of the Piedmont Culinary Guild in Charlotte and the Chow Chow Culinary Event Series in Asheville. Chef Goff’s cuisine has been recognized by Food and Wine Magazine, Bon Appétit, Garden and Gun, The Local Palate, and various local publications. In 2019 he was named Chef of the Year by the North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association. He lives in Asheville with his wonderful wife Samantha, their daughter Emma, and their array of animals.

Wine Club Members please take advantage of your membership benefits in purchasing two tickets at the discounted rate. Tickets are sold in sets of two, and you may purchase as many as you like until we’re sold out. Seating is family-style, 8 guests per table with first come, first served seating. If you wish to reserve a full table for 8, please email Erika at

To purchase your tickets, please click HERE or visit our website under the Wine Shops tab and click on Event Tickets.
Ticket sales are final with no refunds. Must be 21 years of age and older for this event. Wines and pairings may change depending on availability. 

Looking forward to sharing our table with you!



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