LA’s Nerano Partners with 200-Year-Old Winery for a Pairing Dinner

Jul 26, 2017 1223

BY: Julianne Gabert

Beverly Hills’ Nerano, an upscale Italian restaurant owned by the Toscana Restaurant Group, hosted its first in a series of monthly wine dinners. For this inaugural dinner in its swank BG Lounge, Nerano’s sommelier, Samantha Johnston, and executive chef, Michele Lisi, teamed up withMarchesi Antinori Wines ambassador Alessia Botturi to pair its wines during a five-course dinner.

The dinner was what dreams are made of for an Italian food and wine aficionado. Not only does Nerano have a longstanding reputation in LA as a favorite eatery among Hollywood power-players, but Antinori can trace its history back to 1385, making the company one of the oldest Italian wine producers. This Italian wine powerhouse has been owned by 26 generations of the same family but was only popularized in the US during the “Super Tuscan” boom of the 1970s.

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