Maxwell & Dunne’s Steakhouse Teams Up with Stew Leonard’s Wines for Monthly Wine Dinners

Plainview, NY, October 15, 2006 --( Maxwell and Dunne’s Steakhouse announced today that they now will be offering monthly wine dinners in association with Stew Leonard’s Wines of Farmingdale. Their first joint wine dinner will take place on Tuesday October 17 at 7pm at Maxwell and Dunne’s Steakhouse located at 1600 Round Swamp Road in Plainview. A five course Spanish themed dinner is planned and each course will be paired with one wine specifically chosen by the Stew Leonard’s wine team.

“The joining together of two dedicated, professional and customer oriented organizations is such a great thing for all of our customers” said Chris Palmer, Executive Chef and General Manager of Maxwell and Dunne’s. “Stew Leonard’s has a tremendous selection of wines that it made sense to work with them in a collaborative effort. Now our customers are offered the best wine selection both at the store, at the restaurant and enjoy a great meal at the same time,” continued Chef Palmer.

Joseph Sheehy, Wine Specialist / Educator at Stew Leonard’s Wine and Spirits, will be co-hosting the wine dinner and will offer tastings, background and insights into the different wines that are being served each evening. “Maxwell and Dunne’s focus on wine makes them a perfect restaurant for Stew Leonard’s Wines to partner with,” said Joseph. “Another benefit to attending the events is that if a customer finds a new wine that they like, all the wines served that evening will be available for purchase after the dinner.”

About Stew Leonard’s Wines of Farmingdale
Stew Leonard’s Wines of Farmingdale (210 Airport Plaza, Farmingdale, NY) opened in October of 2002, and has quickly become known for offering great wine at a great value, along with having a knowledgeable and friendly staff. Stew’s wine buyers personally visit wineries around the globe, including California, Spain, France, Chile and Italy to learn more about the wines and find the best values. As part of educating the customer about the latest trends in wine, Stew Leonard’s of Farmingdale offers free wine tasting on the weekends. Sign up for future events by filling out a wine e-line form located at the wine shop entrance. For more information, visit, or call the wine shop at 631-249-3611.

**Each wine store is independently owned and operated and is not part of a cooperative buying group, or affiliated with the Stew Leonard’s food stores.

About Maxwell and Dunne’s Steakhouse

Located on Long Island, M&D’s Steakhouse features prime-aged steaks prepared with influences from the culinary traditions of the great American Steakhouse. M&D’s Steakhouse exquisite bar and lounge lets you choose from a wide variety of spirits, specialty martinis and an award-winning wine list plus a long list of wines by the glass.

Their Long Island restaurant features a classic yet contemporary décor with a relaxed ambiance that’s perfect for dining and entertaining. Treat yourself to a cognac while enjoying the sublime perfection and aroma of a beautiful hand rolled cigar at Churchill’s Cigar Store & Lounge. From aged Porterhouse steaks to martinis that make the olives sing, M&D’s Steakhouse is sure to satisfy every palate.

For more information on upcoming wine dinners and other events please log on the Maxwell and Dunne’s website at or call the restaurant at 516-694-6200.

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Ben Milano
Ben Milano - Director of Wine and Marketing