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Covent Garden Hotel - Salcheto, Tuscany - 4 November

  • A sunny vineyard with three people harvesting grapes. Salcheto vineyards
  • Salcheto vines
  • Michele Manelli, owner of Salcheto. Owner and winemaker Michele Manelli
  • Two men in a sunny vineyard collect grapes. Salcheto vineyards

Winemaker Dinner:
Monday 4 November 2019, From 7Pm
at Covent Garden Hotel

Join us at Covent Garden Hotel for a Winemaker Dinner celebrating the wines of Salcheto. Established in 1984 situated in the rolling hills of southern Tuscany, Salcheto is named after the stream which flows through their vineyards. Their focus is Sangiovese based wines, made using Prugnolo Gentile, a clonal form of Sangiovese unique to this area of Tuscany.

Owner Michele Manelli is an innovator of energy efficient wine-making, leading Salcheto to be the first estate in Italy to be fully self sustainable. At the forefront of this movement, they were voted Best For The World 2018 Honouree and are one of the first to receive the newly established Equalitas Certification. These wines are made with minimal intervention and fermented using only indigenous yeasts.

Michele Manelli will host the evening in the stunning surroundings of the Lyric and Fortune Rooms. The evening will begin with a glass of wine with canapés before a three-course autumnal dinner, featuring seasonal ingredients such as truffles, alongside a hand-picked selection of Salcheto wine pairings

The Winemaker Dinner is £65 per person including canapés and three-course dinner with wine pairings.
Guests are invited to arrive for drinks and canapes at 7pm before dinner at 7.30pm.



Salcheto Obvius, Trebbiano/Vermentino, Bianca Senza Filtri, Tuscany 2018
Prawn and sesame toast, soy and chilli dip
Blythburgh pork sausage roll, apple relish
Wild Mushroom and truffle arancini

Salcheto Obvius, Sangiovese Rosso, Tuscany 2017
Roast Jerusalem artichokes, wild mushrooms, truffle salsa

Salcheto ‘Biskero’ Chianti, Tuscany 2018
Braised Wild Boar pappardelle, parmesan shavings

Salcheto Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Tuscany 2016
Parma ham wrapped pork fillet, porcini polenta, grilled broccoli and truffle cream

Salcheto ‘Salco’ Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Tuscany 2012
Berkswell English Pecorino and Italian Aged Pecorino, tomato or quince relish, biscuits

For more information, and if you have special dietary requirements please call the hotel directly on 020 7806 1007.

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