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Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket hosts Ruffino Wine Dinner at La Trattoria

Phuket, Thailand – Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, together with BB&B and Andaman Wine Club, recently hosted the well-attended Ruffino Wine Dinner on Monday, June 30th at its award-winning Italian restaurant, La Trattoria.

The 5-course menu created by Executive Chef Silvano Amolini alongside Chef de Cuisine Lorenzo Stelzer paired food with the impeccable Ruffino wines from Italy. For the first time in Phuket, guest speaker Mr. Gabriele Tacconi, Ruffino’s winemaker, shared the vineyard’s history with guests throughout the night.

The special wine dinner menu featured the following dishes paired with Ruffino wines:

First course: French Tuna with Sauce and Marinated Peppers, Candied Lemon Zest and Black Salt, paired with Orvieto Classico 2012 DOC

Second course: Homemade Spaghetti with Aromatic Bread Crumbs, Caciucco Broth, Red Mullet, Clams and Baby Spinach, paired with Libaio Chardonnay 2009 Toscana IGT

Third course: Slow Braised Wild Boar with Chianti reserve, Cabbage, Fava Beans and Potato Mousseline, paired with Riserva Ducale Oro Chianti Classico 2008 DOCG

Fourth course: Pecorino Toscano DOP, Pecorino di Pienza e Pecorino di Fossa with Tomato Jam, paired with the Modus Toscana 2000 IGT

Fifth course: Apple Confit with Rosemary, Cantuci Crumble, Vin Santo Gelatin and Mascarpone Espuma, paired with the Serelle Vinsanto Del Chianti 2009 DOC