Il Molino di Grace Winemaker Dinner at Orto Santa Monica

Santa Monica, California

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Orto Santa Monica & Gourmet Wine Getaways

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A GOURMET WINE TASTING DINNER

Featuring the wines of

Il Molino di Grace

Panzano, Chianti, Italy

Host: Peter D. Kerr, Gourmet Wine Getaways’ Wine Consultant
Special Guest: Daniel Grace, owner/winemaker

Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 7:00 PM
$89 per person, plus tax and gratuity

Frank Grace founded this winery nearly 30 years ago, but the “roots” of these vineyards harken back to the 17th century when monks from the local monastery were harvesting the grapes. Today, he and his sons Daniel and Tim oversee the work (no monks). Using a balance of modern, science-based organic wine production methods and the old world artful traditions that have been part of the Chianti Classico region for over 300 years, they produce wines that celebrate the marriage of Tuscan terroir and Sangiovese grapes.  Daniel is making one of his rare visits to Los Angeles and will be with us to talk wine, history and provide a unique perspective of his family’s efforts in the Tuscan hills.  Owner Andrea Inio and his Executive Chef Edin Marroquin have created a tantalizing menu to pair with these wines.  Come take a trip with us to Chianti with leaving the comfort of your chair in Orto.  It will be a night to remember! Grab some friends that love great wine and great food and join us.

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Insalata di Arance e Finocchi: Organic fennel, Farmers Market Oranges, Sicilian olive oil and Castelvetrano olives
2018 2018 Bortolomiol Prosecco

Ravioli di Quattro Formaggi nel Bosco:  Four cheese ravioli, seasonal mushroom sauce
2015 Il Molino di Grace Chianti Classico SoloSangiovese

Paccheri al Ragu d’Antara: Large fresh tube pasta with duck ragout
2013 Il Molino di Grace Gran Selezione Il Margone

Filetto al Pepe Verde: Wisconsin Black Angus Filet Mignon with green peppercorn sauce, Farmers Market organic vegetables
2013 Il Molino di Grace Gratius Super Tuscan

A Sweet Ending-Chef’s choice

Freshly brewed Coffee or Tea

Advance, guaranteed reservations required. Cancellations will only be accepted up to 48 hours in advance. No Open Table reservations. Seating will be upstairs (accessible by stairs only).

Reservations: 424-433-8100
Orto Santa Monica, 502 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401

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