Jewel, Melville, celebrates North Fork vineyards' harvest

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The new restaurant Jewel in Melville, seen on

The new restaurant Jewel in Melville, seen on Dec. 5, 2011, boasts a wine cellar of more than 2,700 bottles. Jewel is on the first floor of Rubie Corporate Plaza on Route 110 just south of the Long Island Expressway. Photo Credit: Newsday / John Paraskevas

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On Saturday night, Nov. 17, chefs Tom Schaudel and Michael Ross of Jewel in Melville will toast this year's North Fork grape harvest with a celebratory wine dinner.

The evening begins at 7 p.m. when chefs and winemakers will hold a meet and greet session. To drink: Sparkling Pointe's “Seduction“ 2001.

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A six-course dinner follows at 8 p.m., commencing with a Satur Farms roasted cauliflower flan, paired with a Paumanok Sauvignon Blanc 2011; a fourth course of Crescent Farms duck breast with duck sausage-blueberry risotto will be served with a Roanoke “Blend One” 2007.

The cost of the evening  is $115 a person. To reserve, call Jewel (400 Broadhollow Rd., Melville) at 631-755-5777.

Above: Wine cellar at Jewel in Melville

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