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Maximo's and Marc de Grazia Selections Wine Dinner

Beth Ribblett


Join us at Maximo's Italian Grill with Anne Zakin, president of Marc de Grazie Imports USA, for a dinner featuring an outstanding selection of wines from the portfolio paired with Chef Thomas Woods creative cuisine. 

We're taking you on a tour of Italy presenting wines from the Veneto, Campagnia, Sicily, Tuscany and Alto Adige with a mix of obscure and well known grape varieties while Chef Woods' regionally inspired menu provides the perfect pairings. 

Date:
Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Time:
6:30pm Cocktails (cash bar), 7:00pm Dinner

Cost:
$95 per person, tax and tip included (prepayment is required with reservation)

Where:
Maximo's Italian Grill, 1117 Decatur Street

Reservations:
504.304.0635


Tonight's Menu
 
Wild mushroom veloute with confit green apple 
and shredded ham hock
2009 Kofererhof Kerner, Alto Adige


Marinated grilled sardines with baby arugula, capers, heirloom 
tomato and shredded Reggiano
2010 Cantine Antonio Caggiano Greco di Tufo Devon, Campania
 
 
Veal Napoleon with roasted red bell pepper marinara 
and braised fennel
2008 Mazzi Valpolicella Classico Superiore Sanperetto, Veneto

 
House made crushed red pepper fettuccini served with duck confit, spinach, sun dried tomatoes and baby portobello, tossed in a mascarpone duck demi-glace
2007 Azienda Agricola Dei Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Toscano
 

Brown sugar pork belly accompanied by spicy whipped sweet potatoes 
topped with a black cherry compound butter
2009 Terre Nere Etna Rosso Guardiola, Sicilia


Braised farmers market peaches with toasted walnut and aged 
gorgonzola, accompanied by a vanilla gelato  
2007 Azienda Agricola Gini Recioto di Soave Col Foscarin, Veneto