Dished up

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 18 June, 2009, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 18 June, 2009, 12:00am

Tim Preston from Mills Reef Winery in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, will host a dinner on June 23 at the Hong Kong Football Club in Happy Valley. The four-course meal includes linguine with duck confit and toasted pine nuts served with the Mills Reef Elspeth Syrah 2006, seared rib-eye of Australian Angus beef with three-pepper sauce and truffled layered potatoes with the winery's Elspeth Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 and molten Lindt chocolate cake with stewed summer strawberries served with the Elspeth Vintage Port 2004. The dinner is HK$530. Bookings: 2873 5733

Domani restaurant in Pacific Place will showcase Tenuta Sette Ponti wines on June 24. The five-course dinner will include quail breast wrapped in guanciale ham with the Tenuta Sette Ponti Crognolo IGT 2006 and Poggio al Lupo IGT 2004, homemade tagliatella with duck ragout, mushrooms and black truffle with the Feudo Maccari Saia Nero d'Avola IGT 2004, and roast pigeon served with apple, spinach and red onion jam paired with the Tenuta Sette Ponti Oreno IGT 2005. The dinner will cost HK$728 plus 10 per cent. Bookings: 2111 1197

ASC Fine Wines will hold a tasting on June 25 at the JW Marriot hotel in Admiralty. The entry fee is HK$100 (which includes a HK$100 coupon for purchases of 12 bottles or more), and guests can taste more than 250 wines from estates such as Kendall-Jackson, Peter Lehmann, Santa Rita and Louis Jadot. Bookings: 3923 6712

Angelini at the Kowloon Shangri-La will have a dinner on June 26 featuring the 'super Tuscan' wines of Antinori. Pairings at the four-course dinner include homemade ravioli with white Tuscan beans, red Sardinian shrimp and pancetta with the Antinori Brunello di Montalcino Pian Delle Vigne 2003, and a main course of rolled beef rib-eye with pine nuts, raisins and celery root cake with the Solaia 1989 and Tignantello IGT 2006. The dinner is HK$1,380 plus 10 per cent. Bookings: 2733 8750

Inagiku Japanese Restaurant at the Four Seasons in Central (left) is having a tempura buffet lunch on Saturdays and Sundays until the end of the month (excluding Father's Day). Guests can have a selection of more than 10 types of vegetable tempura, plus live shrimp and seasonal fish tempura, sashimi salad and homemade desserts. The buffet is HK$380 plus 10 per cent. Bookings: 2805 0600