Donnachiara Wine Dinner October 12

1002 Old Country Rd
Garden City, New York 11530
(973) 337-6395

Special guest Ilaria Petitto, winemaker at Donnachiara Winery, a family-owned boutique winery in Montefalcione, Campania, will provide tasting notes as guests sample their way through a five-course tapas-style tasting menu. For five generations, the Donnachiara family has operated a business in the Irpina region relying on their values and experience in quality wine. The full menu includes:

• Wild Mushroom Bruschetta – Mushroom ragu, fontina cheese and truffle oil. Paired with 2016 Falanghina Beneventano IGT.

• Polpo Frito – Cripsy octopus, tomato panzanella, carrot purée and chives. Paired with 2015 Fiano Di Avellino DOCG.

• Seared Flounder– Eggplant caponata, tomato jam and golden raisins. Paired with 2016 Greco Di Tufo DOCG.

• Grilled Lamb Rack – Truffle pea purée and a balsamic demi glaze. Paired with 2012 Taurasi Riserva DOCG.

• Rogue River Smoked Bleu Cheese – Caramelized onions and cinnamon candied walnuts. Paired with 2014 Aglianico Irpinia DOC.

Tickets for the Donnachiara Wine Dinner are $79 per person and can be purchased online by visiting