Italian restaurant Cantina Del Ponte has joined forces with Tuscan winemaker Banfi for a series of wine-tasting events taking place once a month throughout summer.
The tastings will be relaxed affairs bolstered by antipasti including freshly baked focaccia, classic Italian charcuterie and Banfi’s own olive oil. At each event, guests will sample four of the
estate’s most interesting wines (which will change every session), will a representative from Banfi on hand to provide guidance.
Following the wine tasting, guests will sit down together to enjoy a hearty Tuscan pasta supper courtesy of the restaurant.
The wines to be featured at each tasting are as follows:
Monday 18 June: Le Rime, Centine Rosso, Belnero, Poggio alle Mura.
Monday 2 July: Pinot Grigio San Angelo, Centine Rosso, Rosso di Montalcino, Summus.
Monday 6 August: Fontanelle Chardonnay, Chianti Classico, Chianti Classico Riserva, Brachetto.
Monday 10 September: Centine Rosso, Belnero, Poggio all’Oro, Florus.
Monday 1 October: ‘Taste the Grape’ – Muscat and Sangiovese – Florus and Brunello.
Tickets for the Banfi wine-tasting dinners cost £26.50. To book, call 020 7403 5403 or visit cantinadelponte.co.uk.