TRATTORIA IL MULINO AND JACKSON FAMILY WINES PAIR FOR SEPTEMBER WINE DINNER
NASHVILLE (September 6, 2016) – Music City’s go-to destination for Abruzzese-inspired Italian fare, Trattoria Il Mulino, invites guests to an intimate wine pairing dinner on Wednesday, Sept. 21 featuring Jackson Family Wines.
Trattoria Il Mulino’s tasting dinner welcomes a new face with Sommelier Rob Guimaraes. Guimaraes joined the restaurant in July 2016 as its beverage manager and sommelier. He is a Certified Sommelier from the Court of Master Sommeliers as well as a Certified Specialist of Wine from the Society of Wine Educators. Trattoria Il Mulino recently received the Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator, the world’s leading authority on wine.
“We are very excited to present a four-course seasonal menu paired with beautiful Jackson Family Wines,” said Rinaldo Mataj, general manager at Trattoria Il Mulino.
Executive Chef Tom Cook’s exquisite dishes begin with a baked goat cheese polenta soufflé with slow-roasted Roma tomatoes, Benton’s bacon and wild mushrooms paired with a 2013 Murphy Goode Fumé Blanc. The second course features a granny smith apple salad with endive, spiced pumpkin seeds, candied pecans, Craisins and gorgonzola cheese paired with a 2013 La Crema Pinot Gris. Guests will be delighted with the trio of duck entrée, made with foie gras Amarena cherries, fig marmalade and mascarpone risotto paired with a 2011 Benvolio, Rosso. The evening finishes on a sweet note with a beautiful almond pear tarte made with cinnamon crumble, vanilla bean crème, anglaise and local wildflower honey and an Asti Spumante from Piedmont, Italy.
The Sept. 21 dinner is from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. located in one of Trattoria Il Mulino’s private dining areas. Representatives from Lipman Brothers will be on hand to discuss the wines and their characteristics. Tickets are $80 per person, inclusive of wine pairings and complementary valet. Tax and gratuity are separate. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 615.620.3700.
About Trattoria Il Mulino
Trattoria Il Mulino is a spinoff of New York City’s famous Il Mulino restaurant with cuisine modeled off the original restaurant menu created by New York’s Executive Chef Michele Mazza. Nashville’s Trattoria Il Mulino’s Executive Chef Thomas Cook draws upon his experience and adds local flair, resulting in an exceptional and delectable experience unique to the Music City. Trattoria Il Mulino is located in the Hilton Nashville Downtown at 121 4th Ave. S. Nashville, Tenn., 37203, with a separate entrance to the restaurant with complimentary valet at 144 5th Avenue S., Nashville, Tenn., 37203. The restaurant is open for lunch daily 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and dinner Sunday through Wednesday, 5 to 10 p.m., and Thursday through and Saturday, 5 to 11 p.m. For more information please visit www.trattoriailmulinonashville.com or connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.