Join us for lunch…with an author! Tom Hyland joins us for an insightful exploration into the wines and food of the Piemonte region of Italy on Saturday, March 11 from 12 to 2:30 p.m.

Tom Hyland is a Chicago-based wine writer, photographer, and educator who specializes in the wines of Italy. He’s traveled to Itlay more than 65 times, visiting wine regions across the country. He’s been writing about wine for nearly two decades and currently contributes articles to Decanter and

When you have lunch with Tom, you’ll receive a copy of his second book focusing on Italian wines, “The Wines and Food of Piemonte.” Chef Juan Urbieta has created a four-course lunch highlighting three of the wines in the book.


Vitello Tonnato
Classic Piemontese veal carpaccio with tuna sauce
Nervi Bianco, Erbaluce di Caluso

Agnolotti Di Fonduta Di Fontina Al Sugo D’arrosto
Traditional Piemontese pasta filled with fontina cheese fondue served with roasting meat jus
Michele Chiarlo, Barbera d'Asti "Le Orme"

Spezzatino Al Barolo
Beef stew braised in Barolo wine on soft polenta
Guidobono, Barolo "Le Coste di Monforte"

Semifreddo Alle Nocciole Piemontese IGP
Semifrozen Piemontese hazelnut mousse

Lunch with Author Tom Hyland
Ristorante Bartolotta
Saturday, March 11 
12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Four courses, three pairings
$85 per person, includes a copy of The Wines and Foods of Piemonte (valued at $40)

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