Friday, September 23, 2011

Wine dinner

Mama Ricotta’s hosts Tim Grace, founder of Il Molino di Grace winery, for a wine dinner Oct. 5. Tim Groody, corporate chef for FS Food Group, will do five courses paired with Grace's wines plus two Italian sparkling wines. Among the highlights: Chianti Classico Riserva 2005 and wild boar; risotto al salto with mussels and scallops with Chianti Classico 2006; and grilled Tuscan short ribs with Il Volano (a super Tuscan).
$65, with a shot at a $50 gift certificate to the restaurant and a signed bottle of Il Molino di Grace; 704-343-0148. 601 S. Kings Drive.