Are you looking for a recipe for happiness? Start by taking one of Toronto’s finest Italian restaurants, add some gourmet Italian specialities and garnish with il Botolo wines: you will be astonished by the results!
Those fortunate enough to attend the exclusive wine dinner hosted by il Botolo at Cucina Ovest (King Street West), were enthusiastic about the hand-crafted dishes, prepared under the guidance of Executive Chef Rajan Chopra and the beautiful pairing with the elegant wines from il Botolo Azienda Agricola.
Appetizers – 24 month aged parmigiano & artisanal cured meats
Paired with Il Botolo Piemonte Chardonnay DOC 2014
Cured beef, asiago cheese, pompelmo, olive oil
Paired with Il Botolo Barbera d’Asti DOCG 2015
Risotto al Barbera Superiore
Red wine risotto garnished with braised short rib
Paired with Il Botolo Barbera d’Asti Superiore DOCG 2013
Roasted lamb shank
Served with lentils, swiss chard
Homemade grilled sausages, daily vegetables
Vegetarian a la carte
Paired with Il Botolo Barbera d’Asti Superiore DOCG 2013 Nizza
Homemade blueberry tarte
Paired with Il Botolo Moscato d’Asti DOCG 2016
Over 100 local professionals from Stockholm and Uppsala took part in yet another successful wine event organized by the E4quality project and promoted by the Consorzio Barbera d’Asti e Vini del Monferrato.
This is the conclusion reached by 150 wine tasters gathered by Coldiretti last December at the San Secondo Cultural Center for the annual preview dedicated to “Barbera d’Asti docg”, now in its 18th edition.