The English Grill at The Brown Hotel has partnered with Banfi Vintners to offer a four-course dinner expertly paired with classic and contemporary Italian wines on Wednesday, March 13, at 7 p.m. Executive chef Laurent Géroli has created delectable modern takes on Italian favorites like osso buco and carpaccio for the event. The cost is $69 per person, plus tax and gratuity. For more information or to make reservations, call (502) 583-1234.
Sharron McCarthy, V.P. of Wine Education at Banfi Vintners, will be on hand to teach guests about each of the evening’s selections. Dubbed “America’s First Lady of Wine Ed,” McCarthy has traveled all 50 states over the course of two decades as an ever-popular guest speaker sharing her love for wine and extensive expertise. Bottles of each wine will be available for sale at the event through Westport Wine and Whiskey.
The menu, with wine pairings, includes:
Ahi Tuna Carpaccio with smoked tomato-caper berry relish and boquerónes vinaigrette
2010 Bolla Tufaie Garganega (Soave Classico)
Braised Rabbit Ragout with spinach ricotta ravioli and fried parsnips
2010 Bolla Le Poiane Ripasso
Veal Osso Buco with wild mushroom risotto and pan jus
2010 Banfi Chianti Classico
Chocolate-Raspberry Panna Cotta with basil tuile and port syrup
2011 Banfi Rosa Regale Brachetto