First Taste Festival Preview
This event is sold out. Please join us at another Festival event! For fans of this event, we recommend Trail of Crumbs, Soul Supper, Mural Arts Tour with Jane Golden (which also includes lunch at Las Cazuelas), or Crazy Sexy Cancer (featuring a macrobiotic meal prepared by Christina Pirello, the Emmy-Award winning host of Public Television's "Christina Cooks").
Special guest Sergio Esposito, author of Passion on the Vine: A Memoir of Food, Wine, and Family in the Heart of Italy, will take your palate on a guided tour of Italys finest flavors, in the dramatic setting of Ristorante Panoramas hand-painted murals. The evening begins with a wine-tasting featuring selections from the authors famous collection. Dinner will follow, with a different wine to accompany each course and a festival artist to accompany each table of guests.
Sergio Esposito is the founder (along with partner Mario Batali) of Italian Wine Merchants www.italianwinemerchant.com. His book is both a memoir and a travelogue of the Italian wine region, linking the stories and techniques of the vineyards to the flavors of the wines they produce.
Advance purchase required.
Special thanks to Italian Wine Merchants and Ristorante Panorama for donations of food and wine.
Front & Market Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19106
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|