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Sam’s by the Beach & Gourmet Wine Getaways

Present

A WINEMAKER DINNER

Featuring

Ippolito Winery
Calabria, Italy

Host: Peter D. Kerr, The Wine Consultant Special Guest: Vincenzo Ippolito, Owner/Winemaker

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 7:00 PM
$85 per person, inclusive of tax and gratuity

Owner/Winemaker Vincenzo and his brother Gianluca Ippolito are the current stewards of the family farm and vineyard dating back to 1845. As 5th generation owners, they respect the land, still using time-tested growing techniques yet they are moving carefully to modernize the winery located in a very old region in Italy. Their goal is to grow healthy fruit & allow the vineyard to speak through the wines. Sam and his culinary team have created a five-course gourmet menu to showcase these wines which include two amazing Riservas: an ’08 & ‘05 . Join Vincenzo & Gourmet Wine Getaways’ wine expert Peter Kerr as they discuss the Calabria wine region, the latest from the winery & answer all your wine-related questions. Grab some friends and join us. Ciao! A presto!

HORS D’OEUVRES
Sam’s Trio: Hummus, Tabbouleh & Baba Ghanoush
2015 Ippolito Pecorello

MENU
Spaghetti with Grilled Fresh Sardines
Garlic, Parsley & Chili Flakes, drizzled with Olive Oil
2015 Ippolito Res Dei Ciro Greco Bianco

Swordfish Belly Crudo
Served with Wild Arugula & Fresh Pear Salad, White Flower dressing
2013 Ippolito “Liber Pater” Rosso Classico Superiore

Braised Venison Baby Back Ribs
Soft Polenta
2005 Ippolito Ripe del Falco Rosso Classico Superiore Riserva

Dessert
La Tur “3 Milk” Soft Ripened Cheese & Toast
2008 Ippolito Colli del Mancuso Reserva

Freshly brewed Coffee or Tea

Prepaid reservations are essential, as seating is limited. Cancellations will only be accepted up to 48 hours in advance.

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Sam’s by the Beach; (310) 230-9100 108 West Channel Road, Santa Monica Canyon, CA 90402-1104

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