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February 25, 2020

Legendary Scarpetta to Present Two Rare Food and Wine Pairing Dinners

Scarpetta, the signature restaurant in the James Hotel known for its exquisite menu with bold flavors, seasonal ingredients and friendly dining experience, has announced that it will be presenting a collection of wine dinners throughout the year as part of its ‘La Dolce Vita’ wine dinner series. The details of the first two events, hosted by expert Italian winemakers, have been released.

February 28th: Wine Dinner Hosted by Lamberto Frescobaldi

On Friday, February 28th at 8:00 pm, Lamberto Frescobaldi, the 30th generation scion of Frescobaldi and the head of the generations-old Florentine winemaking company, will host the evening. Themed ‘Tuscan Renaissance,’ the evening will be a wine journey paired with a curated five-course dinner menu by Scarpetta. Dinner will begin with a glass of Prosecco Danzante followed by some of Frescobaldi’s most popular wines: Pomino Bianco, Pomino Bianco Riserva, Perano Chianti Classico, Brunello di Montalcino Castelgiocondo and Pomino Vinsanto. The five-course menu contains dishes such as seared scallops, braised duck, and smoked heritage pork. (A vegetarian menu is also available upon request.)  Dinner and wine pairings is $250 per person. Secure your tickets for this exceptional night before you miss out.

March 24th: Wine Dinner Hosted by Alessia Antinori

The second wine dinner this year on March 24th at 8:00 pm. will be hosted by Alessia Antinori, a winemaker and the Vice President at the twenty-sixth generation Italian winemaking company, Marchesi Antinori winery. Travel through six centuries of wine with one of the oldest and most prestigious families and wineries in Italy. Dinner will feature select wines from the Bolgheri and Umbria regions. Handpicked wines include Conte Della Vipera, Cervaro della Sala, Il Bruciato, and Guado al Tasso. For dinner, guests will be able to choose select dishes such as braised white asparagus, lamb neck campanelle, and wagyu strip. On the Scarpetta website, you can find the entire curated dinner menu. (A vegetarian menu can also be available upon request.)  Dinner and wine parings is $250 per person. Purchase your tickets to this special evening before they are gone.

Keep a lookout for other exciting events that Scarpetta will announce throughout the year. Visit Scarpetta’s website for the most up-to-date events. 

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