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Frescobaldi 700 Years of Great Tuscan Wines Celebrated at La Tavola Bangkok

23.08.2012

 

Frescobaldi Area Manager Asia Pacific Erika Ribaldi celebrates the occasion

 

Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel hosted a special food and wine pairing evening on August 22nd 2012, at La Tavola and Wine Bar Italian Restaurant, to celebrate 700 years of great wines from Tuscany, the famous wine producing region of Italy.  A range of Frescobaldi wines were selected by the company's Area Manager Asia Pacific, Erika Ribaldi:
Appetiser: Danzante Pinot Grigio.
First Course:  Pomino Bianco Chardonnay VS Albizzia 2011 Chardonnay.
Secondo Course:  Chianti Nipozzano VS Chianti Castilgioni.
Dessert:  Vin Santo.
The four course meal was specially designed by Chef Fabio, whose Italian home is within cycling range of the Tuscan hills.

Words and photos by Paul Hutton, Bangkok Scene.

 

Executive Sous Chef Fabio Polidori and his team prepare the courses

 

Daryn Hudson, the Director of Food and Beverage at Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel

 

Tonno e Fagioli - Seared Crusted Sesame Tuna, Cannellini Mash, Lemon Brioche, Parsley Emulsion

 

Olive Oil Poached Salmon, Tomato Ravioli, Crispy Bread, Fruits, Red Onion Jam

 

Hand Cut Peppardelle, Beef Cheek Ragout, Shaved Mushrooms - Truffle

 

Char Grilled Beef Cheek, Truffle Risotto, Scallop, Colonnata Lard, Enoki Mushrooms

 

Sultana, Grape and Hazelnut Cake, Cantucci Ice Cream, Vin Santo Reduction

 

A range of Frescobaldi fine wines from Tuscany were served with the meal

 

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