Italian Islands Wine Dinner

Italian Islands Wine Dinner at Tavolàta Spokane! 

Tavolàta Spokane is taking a tour around the Italian islands! Join us on Friday, September 23rd, as we explore the islands through the wines they produce. You'll enjoy a specially curated four-course menu from Chef Scott with wine pairings from Empson USA. Dishes include options like Heirloom Tomato Salad with pecorino sardo, taggiasca olive, arugula, & crouton; Gnocchetti Sardi with lamb bolognese, eggplant, & pecorino sardo; and Sockeye Salmon with artichoke, red pepper, fregola sarda & parmigiano reggiano.

You'll also learn all about the wine pairings during dinner from our special guest, Fabio Langano from Empson USA. 

Friday, September 23rd from 7pm to 9pm
$105 per person, available for dine-in only
Served family-style 


Italian Islands Wine Dinner Menu

First Course:

Warm Grain Shed Ciabatta
fennel-honey butter

Heirloom Tomato Salad
pecorino sardo, taggiasca olive, arugula, crouton

chicken liver mousse, pickled onion, speck ham 

cherry agrodolce, black pepper, basil, crostini

Grilled Zucchini
salmoriglio, ricotta, walnut 

Wine Pairing:  2018 Santadi Vermentino Di Sardegna ‘Villa Solais’ DOC


uni butter, calabrian chili, leek, garlic, pangrattato

Wine Pairing:  2020 Pietradolce Etna Bianco DOC (100% Carricante)

Gnocchetti Sardi
lamb bolognese, eggplant, pecorino sardo

Wine Pairing:  Santadi Carignano del Sulcis Grotta Rossa


Herb Roasted Lamb Leg
wild mushroom, salsa verde

Wine Pairing:  2016 Santadi Cannonau Di Sardegna ‘Noras’ DOC

Sockeye Salmon
artichoke, red pepper, fregola sarda

Wine Pairing:  2020 Pietradolce Etna Rosso DOC


Marinated Eggplant
garlic, chili, aged balsamic, thyme

Fresh Corn Polenta
parmesan reggiano, chive 

Fingerling Potatoes
rosemary, olive oil, sea salt 


Buttermilk Panna Cotta
baked apple, brown butter crumble

Pairing:  Ischia Sapori Rucolino Amaro Alla Rucola