Angelina’s August wine dinner to feature wines from Napa Valley
The wines of Groth Vineyards, located in the Oakville Appellation in Napa Valley, Calif, will be featured at the Aug. 21 wine dinner at Angelina’s Ristorante. Continuing an annual tradition, Angelina’s features a summer wine series each month through October. This year’s series, Stars and Stripes, highlights a distinguished group of U.S. producers. The inspired four-course menu created by the award-winning culinary team features lemongrass rainbow trout with cranberry enoki mushroom-scallion salad with a miso vinaigrette and avocado foam, paired with Groth, Sauvignon Blanc, 2012; squab, prosciutto and gruyere strudel accompanied by a caramelized onion and apricot agrodolce, finished with creme fraiche, paired with Groth, Chardonnay, 2011; braised rabbit ravioli, roasted shallots and trumpet mushrooms, paired with Groth, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2010; and herb-roasted wild boar, rutabaga and potato gratin, broccolini ragu, finished with a huckleberry red wine reduction, paired with Groth, Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. and is priced at $89 per person (plus tax and gratuity). Space is limited and reservations must be made in advance at 239-390-3187. Upcoming featured producers are from Washington State and Oregon. Winner of the Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence for 2012 and 2013 (the only restaurant in Lee County), the extensive wine list includes popular, affordable (53 percent are less than $100), sought-after vintages and exclusive labels from around the world with a special focus on Italian producers. Serving classic Italian cuisine, Angelina’s Ristorante features a 30-foot wine tower with more than 4,000 bottles of domestic and international wine. Committed to excellence, the 210-seat restaurant is ideal for a romantic meal or a private party for 50. Private meeting rooms are equipped to handle audiovisual presentations with state-of-the-art technology and customized menus with the help of a courteous and professional staff. Through Sept. 30, the restaurant will be closed on Monday and will be open Tuesday through Saturday from 4 to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 4 to 9 p.m. Live piano music will be performed in the lounge Thursday through Saturday from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Locally owned and operated, Angelina’s Ristorante is located at 24041 South Tamiami Trail, one mile south of Coconut Point in Bonita Springs. For more information or to make a reservation, call 239-390-3187 or visit www.angelinasofbonitasprings.com.
24041 South Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs, FL 34135