Don’t Go Sideways – Go Straight to Pinot Noir

 “It’s not a survivor like Cabernet…Pinot needs constant care and attention…it can only grow in these really specific, little, tucked-away corners of the world. And only the most patient and nurturing of growers can do it, really. Only somebody who really takes the time to understand Pinot’s potential can then coax it into its fullest expression… Then, I mean, oh, its flavors. They’re just the… [Read More]

Wine Spectator Says We’re Best of the Best!

Domaine Hudson has been awarded a 2019 Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence for our “Outstanding Wine Program”. DH was the only Wilmington restaurant to receive a Wine Spectator award this year. “We are honored to be selected for the Best of Award of Excellence by the Wine Spectator organization,” said Mike Ross, Domaine Hudson co-owner. “Having received numerous awards for our wine program… [Read More]

How to Get Out of a Wine Rut

It’s easy to get stuck in a wine rut. (Hello, Carl Roy Cabernet Sauvignon.) So how do you get out?  Of course, the easiest way is to ask your Domaine Hudson server for recommendations of wines to pair with your meal. But if you want to do a little research on your own, you might refer to one of these wine bloggers, winners of the… [Read More]

Think Pink – Rosé Day

Think pink! And by pink, I mean Rosé. Because it’s National Rose Day, and we have a flight of excellent Rosés for you to taste! I know, it doesn’t take a lot of coaxing to convince you to try one of summer’s favorite treats.  You’ll find Rosésin many forms and shades –  still or bubbly, sweet or dry, deep pink, pale pink, and orange-pink. Unlike many of its… [Read More]

Spanish Tempranillo – Olé!

What’s new, you ask? Besides our snazzy new décor, (stop in and see it) we also have some new wines on our wine list.  One we’re particularly pleased with is Sango by Bodega Rejadorada. A tempranillo from Toro, Spain, this beauty is rich, bold and velvety. The tempranillo grape is thick-skinned and has high anthocyanin level. These grapes create deeply colored wines with moderate tannins.  Tempranillo-based wines have notes… [Read More]

Celebrate International Chardonnay Day on May 23

Join us to celebrate International Chardonnay Day at Domaine Hudson on May 23! Have you heard of the ABC Club – “Anything But Chardonnay”? Astute white wine drinkers know that should actually be “Anything but BAD Chardonnay” because that’s the real cause of the misconception about this versatile, delightful wine. We thought we’d take this International Chardonnay Day, May 23,  as an occasion to introduce… [Read More]

Three-Course Thursday Tomorrow!

Thursday’s the day to get our best deal of the week! Our Three-Course Thursday treats two people to a 3-course dinner and bottle of wine for $95.  That’s just $47.50 per person for dinner and half a bottle of wine — the affordable way to enjoy the Domaine Hudson experience! Stop by tomorrow and give it a try. If you’re thrifty — or thirsty — or… [Read More]

Wedding Weekend Surprise!

What a weekend Oct. 27 & 28 will be!  That’s the weekend Chef Dwain is getting married in Arizona! We wish Dwain and his fiance a wonderful wedding weekend and much happiness and health in their life together. Since we can’t be at the celebration, we wanted to do something special. And so, here it is! Two renowned and beloved area chefs will join us… [Read More]

Happy Hour Goes to the Dogs Sept. 22

Please join us for Happy Hour this Friday as we raise some much-needed funds for the displaced animals of Texas. These animals want to get home to their families and their families desperately want them back. Let’s send some financial relief to make sure they are all reunited.