ABOUT ITALY AT YOUR TABLEBenedetta Vitali and Filippo Bartolotta, Italian masters in cooking and wine respectively, are coming to America and bringing with them the Italian culture of fresh local ingredients, traditional foods, seasonal eating and pairing of healthy food with good wine. They will be hosting events organized throughout January and February to highlight Italy as THE place to go to experience enogastronomic travel and to learn about healthful, sustainable eating. The knowledgeable and entertaining duo will serve up fresh, authentic Tuscan cooking classes accompanied by hand selected fine Italian wines. Each event will immerse participants in Italian food and wine culture with a slideshow and tips for planning a trip to Italy.These events are organized in collaboration with Le Baccanti, an Italian travel and event planner for true wine and food lovers. The events will take place in the private homes of famous celebrities and in prestigious venues across the US,among others,Quince restaurant in San Francisco, the Kenwood Club in Cincinnati, the Culinary Center in Kansas City, Rialto restaurant in Boston, Jan Buhrmaneuros Marthaeuros Vineyard Kitchen Porch and the Nutrition Center in Great Barrington.SUNDAY SUPPERS in WASHINGTONLeBaccantiarealsoteamingupwithAlice Waters and other fifteen glitterati chefs for the Sunday Supper fundraising events that will be held in fifteen private Washington DC Villas on January 24th, 2010. The dinners at $500 per person will benefit D.C. Central Kitchen and Marthaeuros Table and their efforts to feed the needy by using locally sourced ingredients.For this very special occasion Filippo Bartolotta has selected thirty-five top rated, small family-runand in many cases organic wineries. Thesefine wines will be paired with the amazing menus prepared by America's top sustainable chefs. Chefs include: Cathal Armstrong from Restaurant Eve, Todd Gray from Equinox, Jamie Leeds from Hankeuros Oyster Bar, Brian McBride from Blue Duck Tavern and Nora Pouillon from Nora, Fabio Trabocchi from Four Seasons and of course Alice Waters from Chez Panisse.The wine list is unbeatable, showcasing world class traditional Italian wines that have deep roots in the Italian history and culture: Amarone, Barolo, Barbaresco, Brunello di Montalcino, Chianti Classico, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Vernaccia di San Gimignano, Sagrantino di Montefalco and Super Tuscan wines.The list of wineries donating their wines includes: Arnaldo Caprai, Bindella, Boscarelli, Castell'in Villa, Castello di Banfi, Castello di Monsanto, Cecchi, Cesani, Cogno, Col d'Orcia, Collemassari, Tenute Guicciardini Strozzi, Fattoria di Valiano, Fontodi, Fratelli Revello, Gigi Rosso, Grattamacco, Il Palagione, Isole e Olena, Latium, Lunelli-Ferrari, Mauro Molino, Massolino, Montevetrano, Panizzi, Punset, Solatione, Tassi, Tenuta delle Ripalte, Tenute Friggiali, Tenute Nardi, Tenute San Leonardo, Terre al Sole and Tornesi.In addition to Filippo's amazing wine selection guest will be able to savour two of Italy's most traditional and deeply routed food products: Prosciutto di Parma DOP and Traditional Balsamic Vinegar from Modena from the Acetaia Malpighi.Featured ProducersAceto Balsamico MalpighiHouse of Balsamic provides the priceless wisdom and pleasure of Balsamic experiences with Malpighi'sTraditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena.Consorzio Prosciutto di ParmaNeedles to say: the most famous and imitated prosciutto in the world. This isneurot just a ham, but a true masterpiece of science, history, taste and flavor. Arnaldo CapraiMarco Caprai simply puts Umbria back on the map of fine Italian wine regions by "re-inventingeuro Sagrantino di Montefalco with a modern and very slick character.BindellaFrom a family of Swiss wine importers, Mr. Bindella is the owner of this authentic southern Tuscan farm, producing a very gentle Vino Nobile di Montepulciano.Bruno GiacosaAlmost synonymous with Barolo and Barbaresco. Each vintage Giacosa manages to achieve class, elegance and longevity.Casa Vinicola Luigi Cecchi e FigliOne of the most well established Chianti Classico families. The reserved Andrea and Cesare are now focusing only on producing the very best expression of their land.CastelleuroinVillaNot just a Chianti Classico, but one of the finest and longest aging Sangiovese of Italy. Princeps Pignatelli has never compromised when it comes to quality.Castello di BanfiCastello di Banfi, with its crafted wines, gave Brunello di Montalcino the euroUS fine wine passporteuro when virtually no one knew anything about this region.Castello di MonsantoFabrizio Bianchi, together with his daughter Laura, runs one of the most beautiful and rich cellars in Tuscany. Their collection goes back to 1962.CesaniUnder the famous San Gimignano towers, Luenzo and his daughters run this vineyard producing crisp, clean and intense Vernaccia as well as a very powerful red.Cogno ElvioValter has been making Barolo all his life, but has now achieved incredible standards following Master Elvioeuros path with four single estate wines.Col deuroOrciaOne of the oldest and most reliable estates in Montalcino. Count Marone Cinzanoeuros Brunello is a true standard for quality, elegance and longevity. ColleMassariA breathtaking castle between Montalcino and Maremma, owned by the atomic Claudio Tipa who is today producing the most elegant Sangiovese of the area.Tenute Guicciardini Strozzi - Fattoria di CusonaEstablished in 994 by the famous Guicciardini-Strozzi families, the Cusona estate has been making superb Vernaccia di San Gimignano for what seems like forever.Ferrari-LunelliSimply the most famous, elegant and reliable eurotraditional methodeuro Italian sparkling wines. Their secret for success? Lunellieuros passion for producing fine wines to the highest standards.Fattoria di ValianoThis is a southern Chianti Classico estate of fourth generation wine makers Martina and Mario Piccini. Valianoeuros wines show the typical Castelnuovo Berardenga density and depth.FontodiRight in the heart of Chianti Classico, Giovanni Manettieuros Flaccianello and Vigna del Sorbo are two modern examples of Tuscanyeuros slick and dense wines. Fratelli RevelloWith their house right on top of their vines, the Revello brothers make modern style Barolos with a delicate La Morra area expression.GiacosaBruno Giacosa is a light house of style, elegance and character in the Barolo and Barbaresco production. Reliable, consistent and with serious complexity Giacosa's wines never compromise with quality and always give away a lot of Langhe aromasGigi RossoThe Rosso family makes Barolo in the two most challenging areas: Serralunga and Monforte. The wines are powerful and yet have a silky touch.Giovanni Panizzi Giovanni has changed souvenir style Vernaccia di San Gimignano into a world renowned white. His four labels are always clean, creamy and complex.GrattamaccoOne of the oldest and most well respected Super Tuscan wines. From the pristine hills of Bolgheri, two miles from the sea, this is a wine of structure and austere class.Il PalagioneSmall estate in San Gimignano that became famous for its red. Today Mr. Comottieuros Vernaccia (white) is among the top ten of the area with a clean, citrus and zesty character.Il SolationeVery charming family run estate with a super expressive Chianti Classico and a more robust Riserva. Great vineyard location with a lot of promise.Isole e OlenaHumble and determined, Paolo de Marchi is one of the world's most well respected Sangiovese interpreters with his Cepparello...pure Tuscan wine pleasure. Latium AmaroneOff the chart, but not for long. Classy, rich and opulent Amarone made in a very clean and complex way. A winery to watch with a super-star already in the family.MassolinoFour generations of Barolo in Serralunga with some old-school labels and more modern ones, but always great depth, concentration and length.Mauro MolinoSmall modern winery with one of the most structured cru in La Morra. The young Matteo Molino makes more expressive and balanced wines with every vintage.MontevetranoA few miles inland from the Amalfi Coast, Silvia Imaparatoeuros winery is the flagship of fine wine making in Southern Italy with a dense and never ending nectar.Poderi BoscarelliLuca and Niccol De Ferrari own a small state-of-the-art winery which each year releases one of the most complex Vino Nobile di Montepulciano.Propriet SperinoGreat rare wine, still unknown to most. This northern style Nebbiolo, from the ancient Lessona Doc, is one of the juiciest and most drinkable Italian reds.PunsetSuper determined Marina Marcarino is the only organic Barbaresco producer. Silky tannins, pure fruit and structure are the keys to her wines.Silvio NardiOne of the first Brunello wines to be produced, this historic estate in Montalcino has been making fine wines for decades. Their Brunello is very fruity and their Reserva more structured.TassiOwner ofEnoteca La Fortezza,the most reliable source of Montalcino's greatest wines, today he is finally producing his own Brunello. A modern and fruit driven style wine with a lot of potential. Watch this space.Tenuta FriggialiThe wine enthusiast Peluso Centolani family owns two great Estates in Montalcino: Friggiali and Pietranera. Here they produce classic Brunello di Montalcino and very long lasting RiservasTenuta San Leonardo - Marchesi GonzagaA natural park paradise and gorgeous wine estate. The Gonzaga family makes the most sophisticated Northern Italian Bordeaux style wine year after year. Terra al SoleEclectic Mario Bollag is the owner of one of the southern most wineries in Montalcino. His wines are dense, smooth and packed with fruit.Tenuta delle Ripalte-Meletti CavallariThis is Piermario Meletti Cavallarieuros new challenge: Aleatico, a very rare red-dessert with a fruity and savory contrast, from the Island of Elba in Tuscany.TornesiMaurizio Tornesi makes just a few bottles of clay structured style Brunello di Montalcino from his small south-west facing estate. This is a great artisan wine.CALENDAR OF EVENTS
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