Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas is hosting a Bodega Catena Zapata Wine Dinner at its location in the Clifton Commons on Thursday, February 26 at 7:00 p.m.
The evening will highlight wines produced by the family-owned Bodega Zapata Catena winery, a pioneer in Argentinian winemaking. Hosted by General Manager, Brian McAllister, Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas will take guests on a culinary adventure, with wine pairings to match the carefully crafted menu by Executive Chef Josh Bernstein. Guest speaker, Kendra Forsythe, brand manager of Catena Family Wines for The Winebow Group, will also share tasting notes to go along with the cuisine, which includes:
FIRE-ROASTED BLUE POINTS OYSTER – Caviar, butter-braised leeks, chervil. Paired with a 2013 Catena Chardonnay.
HOUSE-MADE CAVATELLI – Puntarelle greens, Italian sausage, smoked mozzarella. Paired with a 2011 Catena Malbec.
CASSOULET DI TOSCANA – Lamb, wild boar sausage, duck confit, borlotti bean. Paired with a 2011 Catena Alta Malbec.
PETITE FILET – Roasted baby vegetable, salmoriglio sauce. Paired with a 2012 Catena Cabernet Sauvignon.
TALEGGIO – Tart cherry mustarda, black olive crostini. Paired with a 2010 Nicolas Catena Zapata Cabernet Sauvignon/Malbec.
Tickets for the Bodega Catena Zapata Wine Dinner, which has limited seating, can be purchased in advance for a cost of $49/person by calling 973-661-2435.
For more information, visit www.SpuntinoWineBar.com