The Florentine Offers A Taste of Piemonte


One of my favorite Italian restaurants in the world, The Florentine, partners with Maverick Wine Company to take guests on a journey through Piemonte, Italy with a special wine tasting class. Kurt Fraim of Maverick Wine Company will introduce the northwest Italian region to wine enthusiasts with a taste of signature wines and small dishes from Piemonte, including:

2012 Araldica Gavi

Bagna Cauda

2012 Pico Maccario Barbera d’Asti “Berro”

Beef Tartare with Celery and Parmigiano Reggiano

2012 Pecchenino Dolcetto San Luigi

Agnolotti del Plin

2011 Damilano Nebbiolo d’Alba

Sunchoke Crostata

Guests will have the opportunity to purchase the featured wines at the industry rate and Prosecco will be served upon arrival. The class costs $35 per guest (exclusive of tax and gratuity), and reservations are required. For reservations call 312-660-8866.