ZONIN1821, seven generations of winemakers, and Toscana Divino, the acclaimed Italian restaurant in the heart of Mary Brickell Village, are proud to announce the exclusive monthly wine dinner series, "Behind the Red Curtain: An Exclusive Tour of Italy". Each month, beginning October 12th, the wine dinners will showcase a four-course menu, which will be curated and prepared by the award-winning culinary team from Toscana Divino. The featured menu will be paired with ZONIN1821's esteemed wine estates from the seven most important wine regions in Italy.
Upon arrival, guests will be greeted with a refreshing flute of Zonin Prosecco followed by a four-course gourmet dinner highlighting fresh, seasonal ingredients. Dishes will be paired with expertly selected wines to complement each region's cuisine. For the month of October, ZONIN1821 and Toscana Divino will highlight the Tuscan Chianti region. The menu will include locally inspired plates such as Salumi and Formaggi, Crostini Al Pate, Pici and Risotto Funghi, Fiorentina with Fagioli, Mashed Potatoes, and Cavolo Nero, and for dessert, Panforte Di Siena with Vin Santo.
Guests will enjoy casual conversation about wines with a featured sommelier, as well as wonderful raffle prizes, including free bottles of wine and other gifts sure to delight both foodies and oenophiles. The first wine dinner of the series will take place on Monday, October 12th with seating at 7 p.m. for $80 pp. Guests must be age 21 or older to participate in this event. To reserve seating, call 305-371-2767.
Future wine dinner series will include Piemonte - November 10th, Lombardia - December 9th, Veneto - January 13th, Friuli - February 10th, Puglia - March 9th, Sicilia - April 13th and ending back in coastal Toscana on May 11, 2016.