This past weekend, thousands gathered in Balboa Park, San Diego for the 18th Annual Komen Race for the Cure. Organizers say about $1.3 million was raised during Sunday's race, helping to provide mammograms and services for those who can not afford it. In support of this great cause, our friends at Antica Trattoria held a Wine Dinner, raising over $2000. Chef Francesco Basile, once again, put together an incredible dinner paired with some pretty tasty wines!
Tatara di Pesce Spada - local swordfish+lemon +EVOO+Capers Mousse+Micro Greens+Pistachio
2013 Zorzon, Collio Sauvignon, Puglia Italia
Triangoli di Margo - homemade osso bucco ravioli+crispy local vegetables+trufle cream sauce (our favorite dish of the night!)
2009 Muralia, Babone, Super Tuscan, Maremma Toscano Italia (65% Sangiovese 35% Syrah)
Quaglie - boneless Sonoma roasted quail+bitter dark chocolate aglianico wine sauce
2012 Conte Calevi, Aglianico, Campania Italia (our favorite wine of the night!)
Pumkin Savaione and mixed fresh berries - roasted oragen pumkin+wild berries+spiced pumkin mousse (what's not to love about this!)
2013 Moscato D' Asti, SIFASOL, Piemonte Italia
All the wines were less than $20 a bottle ~ affordable and tasty! We look forward to sharing a few with friends. So glad we could be a part of this fun evening ~ truly a great event, for an even greater cause!