Trattoria Lisina, located in the Texas Hill Country, will be celebrating their vineyard harvest with a special dinner on Friday, August 29. The evening will begin at 7 p.m. with a vineyard tour for all guests and will be followed by a four-course dinner along with wine pairings. The dinner is $55 per person, and reservations can be made at (512) 894-3111.

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The Mandola Vineyardlocated on the Trattoria Lisina grounds, produces a variety of grapes including Montepulciano, Muscat Blanc, Sangiovese, Nero d’Avola, Vermentino, and Aglianico.  The 17-acre vineyard began producing wine grapes in 2008 and is dedicated to Italian grapes and wines from Texas grown fruits. This year, the vineyard expects to produce over 1,000 cases of its grape varietals.

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Harvest Celebration Dinner

Please call restaurant to make your reservation, 512-894-3111

Cost per person: $55 (limited seating available)

7pm: Meet in the foyer of the restaurant for your vineyard tour, followed by dinner

Dinner Menu

Ricevimento– Bruschetta Checca, Crostini di Fegatini, and Olive Tapenade crostini paired with Presecco, Zonin

Insalate- Wine pickled beets, orange supreme and endive drizzled with creamed taleggio paired with Moscato, Pizzolate 2012

Secondo Grilled Petite tenderloin topped with a cherry and thyme Montepulciano reduction accompanied with leeks crisped in bacon drippings paired with Montepulciano, “Aida” Marchesi di Cordano 2010

Dolce- Fresh Blueberry and Lemon Mascarpone Cream tart paired with Nero d’ Avola, Tola 2011

 

Vini Rossi Flight ($15)

Montepulciano, “Aida” Marchesi di Cordano 2010 12/44

Rich velvety flavors of dark fruit, cocoa and sweet tobacco

Nero d’Avola, Tola 2011 11/40

Ripe fruit flavors of dark cherries with a touch of earth

Rosso di Montalcino, Vitanza 2011 14/52

Full bodied, complex wine offering black cherry subtle earth and an elegant finish

Recommend food pairing:
Grilled Tri-tip: potato, watercress, Pecorino, basil, red wine vinaigrette

Italian Mixology:
Chianti Spritz: 10 glass / 40 carafe

Fresh fruit infused with Mandola Chianti