DOWNTOWN LUFKIN HOSTING ANNUAL TASTING EVENT
Downtown Lufkin will once again transform into a food and wine lover's
paradise during the annual Corks and Forks tasting event, from 7 to 10 p.m.
Saturday, February 4, at The Regal, a new downtown venue at 119 N. First St.
Corks and Forks offers Lufkin’s finest chefs the opportunity to showcase
their tastiest appetizers and desserts paired with great wines and
champagnes. Bryan Harkness and his band will be performing live music
throughout the evening.
"Corks and Forks is always a fun evening," said Tara Watson-Watkins,
executive director of the Lufkin Convention and Visitors Bureau. "You take
great food expertly paired with great drinks, add some fantastic live music
and great friends and you have a recipe for an unforgettable night. This
year we're also excited to showcase one of Lufkin's new event venues."
The Regal Event Venue is one of the original buildings in downtown Lufkin's
Cotton Square. It was originally home to the first shopping outlet in town,
the original Bealls Clothing Store, and has also housed a
furniture/appliances store and a dance studio. The building was renovated in
Corks and Forks tickets are just $30 each and can be purchased at the Lufkin
Convention and Visitors Bureau, 1615 S. Chestnut St., or by calling
633-0359. Only a limited number of tickets are available, so be sure to call
today and reserve your tickets.
Check out VisitLufkin.com for a complete list of all the tasty treats local
restaurants will be preparing and the many wonderful wines and champagnes
the participating wineries will serve. Some of the drinks that will be
available to sample include: St. Verny Le Pinot Noir; Mnage à Trois Gold,
Pinot Grigio and Prosecco; Gamba Family Ranches Zinfandel; Frontera Midnight
Blend Cabernet and Chardonnay; Stiletto; RM Bourbon Cask Cabernet; Gum Drop
Moscato, Pink Moscato and Sweet Red; Tin Roof Cabernet and Chardonnay; Bogle
Bubbly Pinot Grigio and Bubbly Moscato; Mama Mia Red and White; Quady
Electric Red; and Charles Smith Merlot, Rose, Eve Chardonnay and CS
Corks and Forks is brought to you by Brookshire Brothers, The Regal and the
Lufkin Convention and Visitors Bureau.