Fisher Vineyards Brings a Taste of Napa Valley to Durham’s Fairview Dining Room
Experience an exceptional evening of wine and cuisine at the Fisher Wine Dinner on February 26
DURHAM, N.C., Feb. 19, 2020 – Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, the premier AAA Four Diamond luxury inn and golf club located on the campus of Duke University, is welcoming home a Duke University alumnus for an exceptional evening of wine and cuisine. The Inn’s Fairview Dining Room is pleased to host Robert Fisher, general manager of his second-generation family winery, Fisher Vineyards, for the Fisher Wine Dinner on Wednesday, February 26. The event will feature expert selections from the winery, paired with an exquisite multi-course menu by Executive Chef Jason Cunningham
Robert’s parents, Fred and Juelle, established Fisher Vineyards in Sonoma County, California in 1973 on the western slope of Mayacama Mountains before expanding their operations to a second property in Napa Valley in 1975. Today the Fishers farm approximately 75 planted acres, some of which are more than 30 years old. They currently produce eight different varietals of wine, including the proprietary Cameron red blend, as well as Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Noir and others.
Robert joined his parents as general manager in 2004 following his graduation from Duke University and a career on Wall Street. Today, Robert and his siblings, Whitney and Cameron, work together in leading the family business into a second generation of world-class wine production.
Guests will enjoy an unparalleled dining experience from Chef Cunningham and his Fairview Dining Room culinary team, while Robert guides them through Fisher Vineyards’ pairings ranging from the Unity Chardonnay to the Wedding Vineyard, Cabernet Sauvignon there will be options to suit every wine lover’s taste.
The Fisher Wine Dinner is February 26 at 6:45 p.m. For ticket information and to make reservations, please call the Fairview Dining Room at (919) 493-6699 or visit the event registration page.
To learn more about The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club and Fairview Dining Room, including upcoming specialty dinners and events, please visit www.washingtondukeinn.com.
About Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club
The original AAA Four Diamond hotel in Durham, North Carolina, Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club is a luxury property, fine dining destination and golf course located on the campus of Duke University, 20 minutes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport and 10 minutes from Research Triangle Park. With 271 elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites and more than 26,000 square feet of meeting and event space, the property ranks among U.S. News & World Report’s top 20 best hotels in N.C. and is recognized as one of the best meeting sites in the South by ConventionSouth Readers' Choice Awards. Renowned for seasonally inspired cuisine, locally-sourced ingredients and exceptional service, the culinary options at the Inn include the Fairview Dining Room, winner of the AAA Four Diamond Restaurant Award and Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, the Bull Durham Bar. Nestled on 300 acres filled with tall pines and hardwoods, the Inn is known for its beautiful grounds and facilities, including the Robert Trent Jones-designed 18-hole championship Duke University golf course.
The hotel is owned by Duke University and is managed by WDI Hospitality, LLC. For more information and reservations call (919) 490-0999 or (800) 443-3853 and visit washingtondukeinn.com. Follow Washington Duke Inn on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.