SUMMIT, NJ - Summit's Piattino: A Neighborhood Bistro, known for serving up modern twists to traditional Italian fare, has announced it will be hosting a Fattoria Di Magliano Wine Dinner October 11, beginning at 7 p.m.

Guests are invited to enjoy five courses of Tuscan cuisine created specifically for the tasting event, each paired with a wine from the Fattoria Di Magliano Italian Winery, which is located a mere 10 miles from the Tyrrhenian coast at 300 meters above sea level. The vineyards enjoy a Mediterranean climate, aiding Fattoria Di Magliano in producing wines entirely from estate-grown fruit, made traditionally from native grapes.

The full five-course Fattoria Di Magliano Wine Dinner menu includes:

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  • Compressed Pears: ginger & basil syrup, caramelized oranges, watercress
    • Pairing: Vermentino, Pagliatura 2016
  • Grilled Sardines: scallop carpaccio, Calabrian chili, pickled fennel and mustard seeds
    • Pairing: Poggio Bestiale, Bordeaux Blend 2012
  • Squid Ink Cavatelli: nduja, braised octopus and anchovy bread crumbs
    • Pairing: Morellino di Scansano, Heba 2014
  • Braised Short Ribs: pumpkin risotto, cranberry mustardo and charred squash
    • Pairing: Sinarra, Sangiovese 2013
  • Dark Chocolate and Cherry Tart: cherry fernet gelato and toasted almonds
    • Pairing: Capato, Sangiovese 2014

Tickets to the Fattoria Di Magliano Wine Dinner can be purchased individually for $65 in person at Piattino of Summit or by visiting eventbrite.com.

Piattino: A Neighborhood Bistro is located at 67 Union Place.