Los Angeles

Kobrand and A Taste of Italy

kobrand-italy.jpgSample pre-release wines and benefit Slow Food U.S.A. An event not to be missed!

Experience some of Italy’s most exquisite works of art–its fine wines. Sample pre-release wines from renowned signatures such as Sassicaia, Guidalberto, Lupicaia, Cerequio, Cabreo, Nozzole, Calvano, Nardi, Crognolo, Oreno, Pighin, and Bollini, all poured by the winemakers themselves paired with cuisine from leading local restaurants.

When: Wednesday, June 16, 2004 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: The Ritz-Carlton, 4375 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
Cost: $65 for Slow Food members / $75 for non-members

Reservations should be made by phone to 866.KOBRAND (866.562.7263) or via Kobrand’s web site.

Please note: This is a walk-around tasting. Although you will not receive actual tickets, your space is confirmed upon reservation. Reservations are refundable up to 48 hours prior to the event.

Wines and winemakers:
Alessandra Soldi of Bollini, featuring Pinot Grigio 2003, Pinot Grigio Reserve Selection 2002, Chardonnay 2003, Merlot 2003

Giovanni Folonari of Tenute A&G Folonari, featuring Cabreo Il Borgo 2000, Cabreo La Pietra 2001, Calvano Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2000, Nozzole Il Pareto 2001, Nozzole Chianti Classico Riserva 2001, Nozzole Le Bruniche 2003

Alberto Chiarlo of Michele Chiarlo, featuring Barolo Cerequio 2000, Barbera d’Asti La Court 2001, Nivole Moscato d’Asti 2003, Barbera d’Asti Le Orme 2001, Barolo Tortoniano 1999, Cortese di Gavi 2003

Emila Nardi of Tenute Silvio Nardi, featuring Manachiara Brunello di Montalcino 1999, Brunello di Montalcino 1999, Rosso di Montalcino 2002

Roberto Pighin of Azienda Pighin, featuring Grave del Friuli Pinot Grigio 2003, Collio Pinot Grigio 2002

Piero Incisa of Tenuta San Guido, featuring Sassicaia 2001, Guidalberto 2001

Giovanna Moretti of Tenuta Sette Ponti, featuring Oreno 2001, Crognolo 2002

Castello del Terriccio, featuring Lupicaia 2001, Tassinaia 2000, Rondinaia 2003, Con Vento 2003

Angeli Caffé
BEACON an asian bistro
Café Pierre
The Cheese Store of Silverlake
Chef Troy N. Thompson, Jer-ne Restaurant & Bar at The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey
Vincenti Ristorante