Giveaway: Win Two Seats to The Gables at Chadds Fords’ November Wine Dinner

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Be the lucky couple to wine and dine this Thursday night our treat at The Gables at Chadds Ford’s fall wine dinner with Penns Woods Winery!

Be the lucky couple to wine and dine this Thursday night our treat at The Gables at Chadds Ford’s fall wine dinner with Penns Woods Winery!

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to everyone who participated and congratulations to our winner Melody H.!’s fine wine and food aficionados rejoice!

Our friends at The Gables at Chadds Ford have paired up once again with Penns Woods Winery for a tremendous fall wine dinner: ‘Thanksgiving in Jerusalem.’

The Gables talented Chef Shawn Connors has put together an exciting menu that goes beyond just turkey and stuffing. Each of the five courses is expertly paired with a Penns Woods wine sure to tantalize the palate!

The wine dinner begins at 7pm and the cost is $95 per person all inclusive.

Reservations are required. Please email Gables owner Ann Kolenick to reserve your seats:

Interested in attending our treat? Enter our giveaway by placing a comment below for two complimentary seats.


How to Enter

Kindly leave us a comment by noon on Wednesday, November 20th, 2013. A winner will be drawn randomly after the close of the giveaway with the help of!

Please note: The winner will be notified via email and has 2 hours to respond to claim the prize. If the selected winner does not respond, will choose another random winner until a response is received via email.

‘Tasting in Jerusalem’ Wine Tasting Dinner

The Gables at Chadds Ford
7pm on Thursday, November 21st, 2013
$95 per person, includes tax & gratuity


Amuse Bouche

Creamy Sunchoke and Ginger Soup with Zhoug, Toasted Hazelnuts and Finger Lime Caviar

First Course

Salad of Kohlrabi, Watercress, Red Onions, Sweet Spiced Freekeh, Marinated Feta, Walnut Yogurt Dressing, Falafel Crumbs

Paired with 2011 Bancroft Pinot Grigio, a light, crisp wine with mild to strong tropical fruit flavors and great acidity.

Second Course

Butternut Squash and Za’atar Spiced Gnocchi, Fried Cauliflower, Toasted Pine Nuts, Golden Raisins, in a Parsley Tahini Sauce

Paired with 2011 Penns Woods Chambourcin, a wine that is full of cherry flavor and slightly earthy, with hints of vanilla and spice from some oak.

Third Course

Slow Roasted Free Range Guinea Hen, Jerusalem Artichokes, Fennel, Charred Clementine, Pernod, Saffron Rice, Natural Hen Jus

Paired with 2011 Bancroft Merlot. This wine has lots dark berry flavor, medium tannins and prevalent dark chocolate tones.

Fourth Course

Lamb Shawarma, Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Balsamic Glazed Figs, Fresh Cucumber Salad with Chopped Cilantro and Parsley

Paired with 2009 Cabernet that has black cherry notes on the nose, a silky mid palate, and a long finish of raisin and jam with dusty tannins.

Fifth Course

Chocolate Krantz Cake, Pecan Chocolate Filling, Warm Cranberry Syrup

Paired with 2012 Moscato, with hints of white peach, pineapple cream, honeysuckle and cherry blossoms.

To make reservations for the November 21st Wine Dinner this week at The Gables kindly call: 610-388-7700 or email:

About The Gables at Chadds Ford

The Gables is located at 423 Baltimore Pike in Chadds Ford, PA.

Phone: 610-388-7700.
Hours: Tue – Sat:11:30 am-10:00 pm; Sun:10:30 am-9:00 pm.

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1. NUMBER OF ENTRIES. Only one entry per person is allowed. Submission of multiple entries will result in disqualification without notification.
2. PROMOTION PERIOD. Promotion begins on announced time EST (“Promotion Period”). All entries must be received by the announced time (EST) to be eligible for that day’s drawing.
3. ELIGIBILITY. This giveaway is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old as of the date of entry, except officers, directors, members, and employees of the Sponsor, the judging organization (if applicable), or any other party associated with the development or administration of this Promotion, and the immediate family (i.e., parents, children, siblings, spouse), and persons residing in the same household, as such individuals. This Promotion is void outside the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and where prohibited.
4. WINNER SELECTION. The sole winner will be drawn from all entries received during the announced Promotional Period using a randomized computer numerical system,
5. WINNER NOTIFICATION AND RESPONSE: The selected winner will be contacted via email at the conclusion of the Promotional Period. A response is required within 72 hours. If no response is received in that time the selected winner will forfeit their prize and another winner will be selected at random from the list of eligible participants and notified. Subsequently selected winners will also have a 72 hours period to respond.
6. TAXES. All federal, state and/or local income and other taxes, if any, are the winner’s sole responsibility.
7. ODDS OF WINNING. The odds of winning this Promotion depend on the number of eligible entries received.
8. Winner(s) will be announced on Facebook ( and Twitter (

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150 Comments For This Post

  1. Paul Says:

    This would be great!

  2. Laurie Says:

    We have had The Gables on our list to try!

  3. jackie Says:

    What better way to experience The Gables than with a taste of Jerusalem! We’d love to be there!

  4. Jennifer Kent Says:

    I’ve been looking for an excuse to get a sitter and visit this lovely place! Thank you for the opportunity to do (hopefully!) do so! Fingers crossed ;)

  5. Kelly Bradford Says:

    I would love the chance to try your restaurant. I’ve heard it’s great!

  6. amy Says:

    Menu looks fantastic!

  7. jillian owen Says:

    I love penns wood winery & would love to try your restaurant!

  8. Erin Says:

    Please pick me so I can treat my husband to a unforgettable dinner at The Gables!! Thank you!

  9. Jake Says:

    Penns Woods wine with each course, sign me up!

  10. Mimi Says:

    Fabulous give away!

  11. Jacob Says:

    Wine and amazing food! Yes please!

  12. Helen s Says:

    Sounds like a great night! I could surprise my husband.

  13. Allison Says:

    This sounds awesome!

  14. Jeanne Says:

    Great restaurant.

  15. Kari B Says:

    What a treat it would be to go to the wine dinner!

  16. April Says:

    This sounds like an awesome night out for our up coming celebration!

  17. Tay Says:

    Went on my first day with my fiance here! Can’t wait to go back

  18. Karen S. Says:

    The Gables at Chadds Ford is the best place ever….so awesome that I had my wedding there!!! Everyone still talks about it to this day!!

  19. Isabel Says:

    I would so love to win this… much needed date night with hubby.

  20. Melody Says:

    I absolutely love the Gables and I am getting married there in May! With that being said though my fiance and I have being pinching pennies and have not been on a date in forever. We would truly love and appreciate a night out at the Gables! Here’s hoping!

  21. Robert Says:

    My wife and I love great food and great wine so this night would be very special.

  22. Lauren Says:

    What a great contest!

  23. Liz Says:

    This sounds wonderful. If I could afford the tickets, I’d buy them and take away the element of chance!

  24. Scott Says:

    Wine pairing jinners are GREAT! This will be a nice one for the holidays. Can’t wait to go.

  25. George Says:

    Sounds like an amazing evening!

  26. Ingrid Neumann Says:

    This would be a gastronomic adventure!

  27. George Borkovich Says:

    Great idea, great restaurant, great wine. What could be better.

  28. Jean G Says:

    Great ambiance for every season with inspired food. Good choice for special occasions.

  29. kate Says:

    What a great date night idea!

  30. Adriana Says:

    Wow the menu looks amazing!

  31. Adam Says:

    We go to the Gables for Christmas Eve and its like being at home! Amazing place!

  32. karen Says:

    Great restaurant… went for one of our anniversaries!

  33. Eric Shapiro Says:


  34. Beth Dasovich Says:

    It all sounds so delicious . I’d love to win!

  35. Micki Says:

    Your restaurant is fantastic. We always wish we were close by to drop in for dinner. This event would be a great excuse to make the drive.

  36. Tony Says:

    Our first visit to Gables was great. This menu looks super. Would love to come.

  37. Ellen Says:

    Fabulous Event! We would love to be there!

  38. Betty Says:

    The 21st is our 32 wedding anniversary. Dinner would be a great gift!

  39. Paula Says:

    Looks amazing!!!

  40. Carol Says:

    My husband and I have only been to The Gables on one occasion. We had an absolutely wonderful experience and are planning to return. This offer would be greatly appreciated!

  41. barbie Says:

    Heavenly menu…..

  42. Liz Says:

    We love the Gables! The menu looks delicious!

  43. joyce Says:

    Great theme!

  44. Betty Roehre Says:

    The 21st is our 32nd wedding anniversary. Dinner would be a great gift!

  45. Linda Says:

    Adventurous menu at a divine restaurant. Always a pleasure.

  46. olga bianco Says:

    would love to try it again have not been to the restaurant in some time

  47. leanne mckellar Says:

    I’ve enjoyed every experience I’ve had at Gables.
    The atmosphere, the service, the food.
    There’s not doubt this would be an unforgettable evening.

  48. Kevin Says:

    I’ve been a patron of the Gables for years. When my clients are in town we have dinner there often.
    We are huge fans! The meals are always creative and delicious!

  49. Kelly Says:

    would love to win this!

  50. Paula Says:

    love the Gables’ food preparation and thoughtful wine pairing. Would really love to enjoy this event!

  51. Joe Flecher Says:

    Been here and LOVE IT! Happy Thanksgiving you all.

  52. Sarah Grunewald Says:

    Sounds so delicious!!

  53. liz Says:


  54. Cindy Says:

    Thanks for the opportunity!

  55. Jeanine DiPretoro Says:

    Would love to attend this wonderful event!

  56. Elizabeth Says:

    You had me at lamb. This sounds positively wonderful.

  57. Jon fullerton Says:

    Sound like fun. I ate there recently and between service, fine dining, and nice musical atmosphere, this is a great restaurant. Bon appetite to the lucky winner.

  58. Jarvis Says:

    My wife and I would love this!! *drooling*

  59. Jennifer Says:

    Sounds amazing!

  60. Becky Says:

    Thank you for the chance to win!

  61. David Says:

    Not that I need another reason to go to The Gables, but this would be a great one.

  62. Kimmy C Says:

    Would love to experience a Gables wine dinner….and it would be a treat to get a night out of the kitchen the week before Thanksgiving’s hub-bub begins. Cheers!

  63. Maryann luke Says:

    Love the Gables!

  64. Rich J Says:

    The Gables is our ‘go to’ place. We even suggested it to friends who had their wedding reception there. Can’t go wrong with this place!!!

  65. Diane Says:

    My husband and I would love to join you for your fab wine pairing dinner.

  66. Bob Says:

    Never had a bad experience at the Gables!

  67. Lorry Cirillo Says:

    We love this restaurant and would love to win this as we just celebrated our 49th wedding anniversary.

  68. Teresa Veid Says:

    Lovely menu

  69. Glenn Says:

    We have had good times and food at The Gables and
    especially like Fridays listening to Vic England at the piano.
    Looking forward to another fine meal.

  70. Erin Says:

    I’d love to attend, and even more, love to win!

  71. Dee mulranen Says:

    Would love to dine at your beautiful Gables!!!

  72. Allison Says:

    Sounds fabulous! Great meal at a great establishment!

  73. Brian Says:

    My wife and I enjoyed dinner there a couple years ago and would love to revisit!

  74. Athena Says:


  75. Denise T Says:

    Such an interesting combination of ingredients. I would love to win a seat at this table!

  76. Nancy Simons Says:

    The BEST of the Brandywine Valley – inviting, warm atmosphere, superb service, food unequalled anywhere in the area. The creative menu rivals that of Phikadelphia’s finest.

  77. Sarah Says:

    That all sounds amazing!!! Would love to go!

  78. Vinnie Thompson Says:

    Would luv to wine & dine @ The Gables!

  79. Paul Says:

    Great! What time should we be there?

  80. Ronnie Says:

    Love The Gables. I haven’t in years. Might be a good time to comeback. Always nice to pair a nice dinner with some locally grown wines.

  81. Alan Kingsberry Says:

    Would love to try this.

  82. Chris Hornberger Says:

    Love me some Chadds Ford good eateries. Thanks much.

  83. Kayla Says:

    This would be amazing!!!!

  84. Louis Says:

    Always enjoy your restaurant. A wine dinner would be wonderful.

  85. Jen T Says:

    Sounds like a great night!!

  86. Lou DeYenno Says:

    Always great food and ambiance…who wouldn’t want to be invited to the event!

  87. Jennifer Says:

    Would love to try this!

  88. Jo Ann Says:

    Sounds good!

  89. Jon Says:


  90. Stephanie Tracy Says:

    Looks delicious. Would love to be a guest thanks!

  91. Debby Says:

    wish everyone could win!

  92. Cindy Says:

    The Gables is my favorite place to dine during the warm weather. Their outside patio is beautiful and the food is always delicious!

  93. Maureen Says:

    I have wanted to check this place out, and this dinner sounds like the perfect opportunity.

  94. Jennifer Says:

    Love the theme – would love to win!

  95. Vinny Says:

    I would love to take my wife.

  96. Michelle Says:

    The Gables is one of my favorite restaurants. Brunch, lunch, dinner are all delicious. The patio is beautiful and a great place to enjoy a delicious meal.

  97. Andrew Says:

    I was there about a year ago and the food was amazing.

  98. Jeremy Says:

    We love this restaurant and visit every time we do Longwood. We took our terminal mother here last year for a last amazing meal since there is no better experience! She loved it. We would love to try a wine pairing dinner.

  99. Paul Says:

    Would love to attend this function.
    Been looking for an excuse to return.

  100. Pippa Christine Says:

    Yum! What a lovely idea!

  101. Kathelleen P. Says:

    Wine pair at the Gables will be a great treat. The food here is always great as well.

  102. Michael Says:

    Gables rocks and this wine and food pairing is exceptional.

  103. Denise Says:

    Menu sounds fabulous! Pick me please!

  104. Mel Marie Says:

    I love the Gables and Penns Woods Winery!

  105. Amy Baxter Says:

    Can’t wait to go to The Gables for our annual trip to A Longwood Christmas followed by a delicious meal in a warm, cozy setting!

  106. Shelly Says:

    It’s been too long, would love some yummy food and wine at The Gables, always been a Birthday and Anniversary standby.

  107. Ellen S. Says:

    What a great way to celebrate my birthday AND begin the holiday season – with a fabulous wine dinner at The Gables!

  108. Mimi Lukens Says:

    Our daugther had her wedding reception at the Gables and it was beautiful. Food was out of this world.

  109. Bob K. Says:

    Had a rehearsal dinner here. Great food and service.

  110. Kelley Says:

    We are getting married at the Gables and would love the chance to try more of the menu :)

  111. Charlotte McDaniel Says:

    Would absolutely love the chance to try a dinner here, The Gables has been on our list for quite some time!

  112. Maureen Says:

    Dinner out this Thursday sounds great! Fingers crossed we are picked!

  113. Irene Says:

    Great event! Just in time to celebrate the holidays!

  114. Christine marroni Says:

    My favorite restaurant!

  115. Ann K Says:

    Would love to try! Very nice event at the Gables!

  116. Jen S Says:

    That would be amazing. The menu looks great!

  117. Lynda Says:

    Would love this! Love your restaurant :)

  118. Wynne Says:

    Sounds wonderful! We always enjoy the Gables.

  119. Julie Gore Says:

    We love The Gables!

  120. Marion Gallagher Says:

    What a lovely way to celebrate Fall!

  121. Jeri Says:

    Lovely ambience and delectable food!

  122. Maureen Sopko Says:

    Sounds like a wonderful event to attend!!!

  123. james vankoski Says:

    Dr. McCurdy you must visit our museum when you have some free time.

  124. Gene McWilliams Says:

    Love the Gables – was great under Jack and now even better under Ann and Dan. Be sure to say hello when you dine there because they are real people who love their place and love to take care of their guests. Great on weekends and weekdays!
    Gene McWilliams

  125. Lisa Voicheck Says:

    Sounds like a nice evening, would love to go!

  126. Pam Says:

    We have only been to the Gables once and we’re dying to go back!

  127. Tom Robinson Says:

    We always enjoy The Gables, good food, fine wine, friendly people, what else could you ask? Oh, and the music is always good!

  128. Erin O Says:

    My fiance and I would love to try the Gables out! This is one of our potential wedding sites! What a great chance to try out the venue on a wonderful night!

  129. Brian Says:

    This would make the perfect date night for me and my fiance.

  130. Melissa Says:

    Looks AMAZING!

  131. Lucia Says:

    Been there – done it – like to come back. ;)

  132. Kristina Pantano Says:

    I would absolutely love to take my dad for his 67th birthday Thursday!

  133. Alison Says:

    Yours is one of my favorite restaurants, and now that I’m newly in love (yes, there is life — and love — after 55!) I would love to introduce my very special person to your gastronomic excellence.

  134. Linda Walton Says:

    This is my 3rd time trying to submit this. Here goes. Well as I said before this is a great place to eat. The menu is excellent. The drinks are good and the atmosphere is lovely. I would love to win this feast. I have an up coming 64th Birthday. Would love to win.

  135. Aaron Says:

    Winner, Winner chicken dinner!!

  136. Pamela Shaw Says:

    Wine Tasting Dinner at the Best Resturant in Chadds Ford!!
    I’m in!! Fingers & painted toes crossed!

  137. William Lockard Says:

    Wish me luck! Sign me up.

  138. Mary Anne Lockard Says:

    Please enter me too :)!

  139. Kate Says:

    Funny, I put on my Penns Woods Winery 10k run t-shirt this morning. It must be a sign! :)

  140. Lisanne Says:

    This sounds like a fun night :)

  141. Heather Says:

    Can’t go wrong with wine and food. Sounds like an amazing menu! Yum!

  142. Jennifer Says:

    Would love this! Never been to anything like it!

  143. April Says:

    Sounds amazing! I wonder who my date will be!

  144. Angela Says:

    Elegant dining, delicious food, and fabulous service!

  145. Jennifer Says:

    It’s a beautiful setting and the menu looks incredible. Fun to be had!

  146. Heather Says:

    This would be a fabulous night out!

  147. sima Says:

    My husband and I would love to come enjoy food and wine. Please enter us in the drawing!

  148. Michele Ricci Says:

    We have been to the Gables many times and love it! Would love to win the tickets!

  149. Eileen Says:

    What a fabulous menu and a fantastic opportunity for the lucky winner. Keeping my fingers crossed.

  150. Ron Says:

    We love to sit out on the patio in the summer!!

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