WHAT:           This September, Brennan’s of Houston and new “Wine Guy” Marcus Gausepohl present several food and wine-related events and promotions, including the return of the annual $99 Wine and Dine deal throughout the month, a wine dinner featuring Bergstrom Wines (September 1), and the “Grapenuts” promotion featuring a secret value-driven wine menu. Please see details below.


$99 Wine and Dine – September 1 – 31

Throughout the month of September, Brennan’s of Houston offers its annual $99 Wine and Dine for dinner, a three-course prix-fixe menu for two, including a bottle of wine. Main courses from Executive Chef Danny Trace include:


§  Brennan's Blue Crab Cakes – sweet corn and leek cream, mirlitons, and Moon Flower Farm petite greens 

§  Filet Mignon Tchoupitoulas – Texas potato and farmer's vegetable hash with honey green peppercorn sauce

§  Shrimp and Grits – goat cheese stone ground grits, marinated sweet peppers, and parsnip chips finished with Cognac


Wine selections include one bottle (or four glasses) of Broadside Cabernet Sauvignon or Domaine Massiac Sauvignon Blanc.



GrapeNuts Promotion – September 1 – 31

“Wine Guy” Marcus Gausepohl is clearing out the cellar to make way for the restaurant’s new and evolving wine selections. Guests who make a dinner reservation using the code word "GrapeNuts" during month of September will be offered Brennan’s of Houston’s secret value-driven wine menu, with bottles ranging from $33-199* (regularly $60-263*). Standout selections include Peter Lauer Riesling ‘Senior’ Saar from Germany (Marcus’ pick), Domaine Philippe Gilbert Pinot Noir from Loire Valley, and Jean Milan Glamour Rosé Champagne from Oger, France.


Bergstrom Wine Dinner – September 1 (6:30pm)

“Wine Guy” Marcus Gausepohl invites Oregon-based Bergstrom Wines for a pairing dinner ($140* per person). Inspired by Burgundy, Josh Bergstrom creates cool climate Pinot Noir that stands on its own. Their family has created sustainable and biodynamic farmed wines that show great depth and character, making it one of the most important wineries in the Northwest. Chef Trace’s menu includes the following courses:


§  Texas Creole Seafood Bouillabaisse – Jimmy's shrimp, off the boat saltwater "by catch" fish, jumbo lump crab, Spanish saffron, and fire roasted shellfish broth ß Bergstrom "Sigrid" Chardonnay

§  Summer Mushroom Ravioli – Beaucoup foraged fungi, Lone Star goat cheese, collard and mustard greens with potlikker jus ß Bergstrom "Cumberland" Pinot Noir

§  Hunter's Honey Roasted Rohan Duck – braised rabbit dirty rice, compressed cherries, and old fashioned duck sauce ß Bergstrom "Silice Vineyard" Pinot Noir

§  Pecan Woodfire Grilled Ibericus Pork – backbone fricassee, green onion sausage, Andouille peach empanada, and gratons (cracklin’) ß Bergstrom "Shea Vineyard" Pinot Noir | Bergstrom "Bergstrom Vineyard" Pinot Noir

§  Crepes Suzette Soufflé – Sportsman's Paradise Bayou rum soaked citrus and Lilly's crepes in fluffy meringue ß Coffee Service


DETAILS:      $99 Wine and Dine

September 1 – 31, dinner only

$99* for a three-course prix fixe and bottle of wine for two people


GrapeNuts Promotion

September 1 – 31, dinner only

Guests must use the code “GrapeNuts” when booking their reservation; the promotion cannot be combined with any other promotion or offer



Bergstrom Wine Dinner

Thursday, September 1 (6:30pm)

$140* per person


*Prices do not include tax and gratuity


Full menus and additional details can be found on Brennan’s of Houston’s event page


WHERE:         Brennan’s of Houston

3300 Smith St.

Houston, TX 77006






RSVP:             Reservations are strongly recommended and can be made by calling 713.522.9711