Il Fornaio San Jose Byington Wine Dinner

Join us for a special selection of Byington wines, paired with a five-course Italian feast prepared by Chef Francesco Gazzana on Thursday, October 26 at 6:30 pm at Il Fornaio San Jose, 302 South Market Street, San Jose. $75 per guest. To reserve, please call Il Fornaio at 408.271.3366. The 5-course menu includes the following:

ASSAGGINI

Frittelle di Zucca

Squash fritters with horseradish dipping sauce

Uva Ripiena al Caprino su Glassa di Miele Tartufato

Goat cheese-stuffed grapes with truffle oil honey

Funghetti Interi al Balsamico

Cremini mushrooms in balsamic reduction

Paired with house Prosecco

ANTIPASTO

Tortino di Patate con Vellutata di Cavolo Riccio

Baked potato cake filled with soft cheese; served over kale sauce

Paired with 2014 Byington Sauvignon Blanc

PRIMI

Risotto di Quaglie

Risotto with quail meat in Barbera sauce

Paired with 2013 Byington Barbera

SECONDI

Choice of:

Capriolo in Salmì con Polenta e Cavolfiore Gratinato

Braised venison bites with soft polenta and baked cauliflower

or

Branzino Ubriaco ai Porcini Trifolati

Roasted seabass fillet in red wine sauce with porcini mushrooms and creamy polenta

Paired with 2014 Byington Blend 38

DOLCE

Degustazione di Formaggi e Frutta in Glassa di Mora

Selection of Italian cheeses with seasonal fruit and blackberry glaze

Paired with 2013 Byington Euphoria II Late Harvest Pinot Noir