Carmel CafeHello everyone! Great news about one of the area's finest foodie locations!

Carmel Café & Wine Bar’s September wine dinners highlight the legendary Antinori family vineyards. 

The wine dinners will be 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the following Carmel Café restaurants:  Countryside/Clearwater, Carrollwood/Tampa, and the newly opened South Tampa restaurant. Cost is $59.95 per person (plus tax and gratuity). Space is limited and reservations are required.  

Carmel Café Executive Chef Steve Cook will complement the featured Antinori wines with Italian-style rustic Mod Med (modern Mediterranean) small plates.

     First Course:
•    Guado al Tasso Vermentino
•    Pressed Taleggio on Brioche

Second Course:
•    Antinori Villa Rosso
•    Broccoli Rabe with Spicy Italian Sausage

Third Course:
•    Antinori Guado Tasso Bruciato (2009 vintage)
•    Penne a la Puttanesca

Fourth Course:
•    Prunotto Dolcetto d’Alba
•    Chicken Marsala with Oven Roasted Potatoes

      Fifth Course:
•    Antinori Vinsanto (2007 vintage)
•    Chocolate Hazelnut Cannoli

For reservations, please contact the appropriate location: Countryside Carmel Café, 727-724-4228; Carrollwood Carmel Café, 813-265-1415; or South Tampa Carmel Café, 813-964-6889;

Be sure to check this on eout folks as it will be a great event! For more information on Tampa Bay dining, be sure to visit our website!