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GRAND VINTNER'S DINNER - featuring Wines of Bolgheri with Ciro Pironen

Bolgheri became an internationally known region following an event in 1974 arranged by Decanter Magazine where a 6-year old Sassicaia won, over an assortment of Bordeaux Wines. This will be an intimate dinner in our private glass room with Italian-born Ciro Pirone. As Director of Italian Wines for Horizon Beverage, he will guide you through the wonderful wines from this region of Tuscany.

Reception 6pm • 4-Course Dinner 7pm

Toscana Crognolo
Cold Smoked Tuna Tartare, Aged Soy, Fried Enoki Mushroom
Beet Juice Poached-Pear, Gorgonzola Mousse
Lamb Sate, Cumin and Rosemary
Beef Bresaola Bruschetta

Le Difese
White Truffle Risotto, Celery Root Puree, Black Truffle Puree, Red Wine Poached Egg
Braised Oxtail Tortelloni, Red Wine Reduction, Farmers Olives, Micro Herbs
Roasted Waygu Striploin, Ewes Blue Buttle Sauce, Bordelaise Sauce, King Trumpet Mushrooms, Grilled Salsify and Roasted Baby Carrots
Vin Santo
Lavender Thyme Cheesecake, Earl Grey Mousse, Saultana Spread, Orange Scented Figs

$159.95 per person, plus tax and gratuity

The Grand Vintner’s Dinners, now a Winter Wine Festival tradition, fully express the epitome of the Festival’s philosophy on the marriage of food and wine. Hosted by winemakers from the finest wineries around the world, each dinner starts with a meet and greet wine reception with passed hors d’oeuvres. Chef Ken Lingle then presents a dinner with ingredients carefully selected to enhance each wine. Service is in the dramatic presidential style by a highly trained staff, a spectacle not to be missed.