Antinori export manager Filippo Pulisci was a guest of honour at a very special lunch held in The Unicorn restaurant in Dublin in September. The gathering of private guests was held to officially launch The Unicorn’s delicious new autumn/winter menu as well as to welcome some new listings of Antinori wines by the restaurant.
Each course served up an Italian-inspired dish paired with one of the Antinori family’s noted wines:
Scampi Alla N’Duja
Grilled Altantic Gambas / N’Duja Sausage / Garlic Butter / Chilli
Tormaresca Roycello – Salento IGT 2011
Fettuccine Porcini e Tartufo
Fettuccine Pasta / Sautéed Porcini Mushroom / Fresh Black Truffle
Bramito Castello della Sala 2015 – Umbria IGT
Bistecca Di Manzo
Dry Aged rump of beef steak / spicy tomato sauce / Balsamic potatoes
Guado al Tasso Il Bruciato 2014 – Bolgheri DOC
Roast Peach / Amaretto Biscuit / Whipped Mascarpone Cheese
Muffato della Sala 2010 – Umbria IGT
Since 1938 Dublin’s iconic Unicorn Restaurant has been the city’s favourite Italian establishment due to its culinary delights, charming ambiance and secluded location. Frequented by everyone from hungry locals to movie & music stars, The Unicorn is a name synonymous with good food, good people, and great times.
The Antinori family, meanwhile, has been making wine for over six hundred years, since Giovanni di Piero Antinori became part of the Arte Fiorentina dei Vinattieri in 1385. Throughout its long history, spanning 26 generations, the family has always personally managed the business making innovative, sometimes courageous choices, always with unwavering respect for tradition and the land. Today Marchese Piero Antinori is director of the company, assisted by his three daughters, Albiera, Allegra and Alessia, who are personally involved in the business.