Zoom Into Wine Archive: July 25 - Zoom Into Italian Dinner with Chef Sal Marino & Marino Restaurant

VIRTUAL WINE TASTING: ITALIAN DINNER ZOOM RECAP

In this Zoom we got to wine and dine with host Ian Blackburn and special guest Chef Sal Marino. We're paired Marino's Restaurant cuisine with some perfectly paired, incredible wines! Learn how the wines were made, get behind the scenes information, ideas, and influences. Sommelier Ian Blackburn, with over 25 years of Professional Education, shared some of his current loves from Italy and explored a few classics.

 

Tasting Kit Options:
Tasting Kit (one person)
2.0 oz pours of each of the 5 wines with delivery included in Los Angeles*
"Wild" Tasting Kit (The original kit)
2 mysterious bottles PLUS 2.0 oz pours of the other three wines.
Tasting Party Kit (multiple guests)
5 wines - 750ML full bottles with shipping included anywhere in California

 

Chef Sal Marino

Chef Sal Marino uses select ingredients and takes no short cuts - Los Angeles' foodies know he is one of the most coveted LA chefs.


COURSE PAIRINGS


Course 1
Gazpacho all'Italiana Chilled back Cherokee tomato gazpacho


Course 2
Grilled Albacore Underwood Farms Calico corn & chanterelles mushroom

 

Course 3
Eggplant Parmigiana 

 

Course 4
Lasagna Irpina A hearty lasagna, typical of Basilicata 
Wine: Paternoster Synthesi Aglianico del Vulture DOCG, Basilicata, Italy, 2015

 

Course 5
Tagliata Grilled NY steak, served with truffled olive oil mashed potatoes (not truffle oil, for heaven's sake)


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