Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas to Host Famille Hugel Wine Dinner

1002 Old Country Road
Garden City, NY, New York 11530


Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian
Tapas to Host Famille Hugel Wine Dinner

The dinner will highlight wines produced by Famile Hugel, founded in 1639 and still run by the family today. Based in the Alsace region of France, Famille Hugel’s estates – where the grapes are always hand-picked – are exclusively planted with the noble Alsace grape varieties, and the vineyards have an average age of 35 years. Guests will be served a five-course menu developed by Executive Chef Ryan Keough, to complement the flavor of each wine pairing. The full menu includes:

• CURED ARCTIC CHAR – Crushed black pepper, crème fraiche, pickled fennel and pomegranate seeds.
o WINE PAIRING: 2014 Hugel Gentil

• SEARED SALMON BELLY– Roasted vine ripe cherry tomato, fresh herbed vinaigrette.
o WINE PAIRING: 2014 Riesling

• CRISPY OCTOPUS– Lacinato kale, borlotti beans, grapefruit zest.
o WINE PAIRING: 2014 Pinot Blanc

• BRAISED PORK SHOULDER – White turnips, crispy sprout leaves, chives.
o WINE PAIRING: 2012 Pinot Noir

• CHERRY CRÈME TARTLET – Brandied cherries, orange crème, candied brittle.
o WINE PAIRING: 2006 Gewurztraminer Vendange Tardive

Tickets for the Famille Hugel Wine Dinner, which has limited seating, can be purchased in advance for a cost of $55/person by visiting http://spuntinowinebar.com/famille-hugel-wine-dinner-westbury/.