As previously mentioned, Adonna Imports has arranged for Christoph Künzli, the winemaker of Le Piane in the Northern Piedmont, to host two upcoming wine dinners. I now have the menus for these events.
The first wine dinner will be held on Thursday, February 28th at 6:30pm at The Blue Room. This will consist of 4 Courses paired with 4 wines, plus a Prosecco reception.
First course: Family style antipasti of salt cod, salumi, anchovy stuffed olives, fig jam, wood- roasted vegetables etc. that will be paired with the 2004 La Maggiorina.
Second course: Rabbit ravioli with chestnuts, sage, brown butter and balsamic paired with the 2004 Colline Novaresi.
Third course: Roasted Vermont whole lamb, rosemary and mustard rubbed with farro, and tuscan kale paired with the 2000 & 2003 Bocas.
Fourth course: Selection of soft and hard cheeses with fruits, nuts, jams and marmalades with Iggy's cranberry-pecan loaf where you will finish up the remaining Bocas.
Cost is $75 (not including tax and tip). Call for reservations or make them online.
The Blue Room
One Kendall Square
The second wine dinner will be held on Monday, March 3 at 6:00pm at Il Capriccio. They will have a five course meal paired with 5 wines.
First course: Baccala Mantecato with Moscato d'Asti paired with the 2004 La Maggiorina.
Second course: Beef Carpaccio painted with Pear William and Gorgonzola paired with the 2003 Colline Novaresi.
Third course: Snails with peas and leeks paired with the 2004 Colline Novaresi.
Fourth course: Rabbit ravioli paired with the 2000 Boca.
Fifth course: Braised duck with little onions and porcini paired with the 2001 & 2003 Bocas.
Sixth course: Zabaglione and fruit paired with a 2007 Caliera Moscato d'Asti.
It will cost $95 per person (not including tax and tip). Call for reservations.
888 Main St.
Phone: (781) 894-2234
I will be attending the dinner at Il Capriccio and the menu certainly appeals to me. I will definitely report back with a review of the dinner. Maybe I will also see you there.