Monprivato Vertical Dinner
@ Chez Goldberg, Greenwich Village, NYC, 2/4/2023

This was the Saturday evening of La Festa del Barolo. As has become a tradition, Ben and Wendy hosted a group of friends for a wonderful meal and wine dinner. All the food was prepared from scratch by Ben & Wendy (ecxcept where noted) and was wonderful as always.

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The table is set:


The gangs all here and sippin' Champagne:

Course 1
Steve's homemade country paté and liverwurst, along with store-bought salumi (prosciutto, speck):
Served with Ben's homemade baguettes:

Flight 1

Course 2
Homemade pappardelle with mushroom sauce is so delicious:

Flight 2

Flight 3

Course 3
Braised short ribs with polenta, haricot verts is perfect with these wines:

Flight 4

Flight 5

Wendy's fabulous key lime pie:

People are happy:


Another glorious evening of great food, friends, and wine. Monprivato is unquestionably one of the Grand Crus of Barolo.

All the red wines:

My tasting notes posted from CellarTracker.


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