Grab The Good Life with Celebrity chef Rocco DiSpirito.
Chosen as Gourmet Magazine's Cover and "America's Most Exciting Young Chef" 2000, Food & Wine's Best New Chef 1999, 2003 James Beard Award winner and a recipient of the coveted New York Times 3 Star rating for Union Pacific, Rocco and Wine.com have teamed up and are offering his favorite Italian wine varietals and producers to compliment dishes in his best selling new book: Rocco's Italian American co written by Mama. Star of the NBC series "The Restaurant", Rocco hosts FoodTalk With Rocco on WOR Radio everyday.
Rocco helps you celebrate love with this collection of very special Italian wines that were picked to compliment many of his and his Mama's renowned dishes from Rocco's Italian American.
This Wine.com exclusive collection contains the following:
A copy of Rocco's Italian-American by Rocco and Nicolina DiSpirito
This cookbook is a collection of Mama's family recipes that Rocco grew up with and were his inspiration for all that he has come to know as the "Good Life".
Banfi Chianti Classico Riserva
Exemplifies a modern approach to making this very traditional wine. It's a satisfying middleweight with good flavor intensity and well-balanced structure. Perfect with Mama's now famous Spaghetti and Meatballs from page 78 or their Chicken Parmigiana on page 165.
Lungarotti Pinot Grigio
Fresh, fragrant white wine made in Umbria from this famed grape. Perfect with their Calamari Fritti on page 93.
Ca' del Bosco Curtefranca Rosso
This unique red blend is from the famous estate in Lombardy - minerally and complex, the perfect match to grilled red meats. Perfect with their Baby Lamb Chops Scottaditto on page 174.
Libaio is 100% Chardonnay - grown in the heart of Tuscany. Creamy, round and tasty! Perfect with their Red Snapper and Tomatoes poached in Olive Oil on page page 155.
Placido Pinot Grigio
Well-balanced, dry, crisp and fruity, this refreshing wine is produced with Pinot Grigio grapes grown in the famed Veneto region of Italy. Perfect with their Oil and Vinegar Bass in a Pouch on page page 157.
One of the most popular Chiantis in America, with fresh cherry fruit - the perfect pasta wine. Perfect with their porterhouse and Potatoes alla Mama on page 184.