Wine Tasting at Mascalzone Houston October 11

Wine Tasting at Mascalzone Houston October 11

Wine Tasting nights at Houston Mascalzone have become a regular fixture, with monthly events showcasing some of the best Italian Wine types stocked in the restaurant and featuring our favourite Italian Wine distributors!

Last month was Mascalzone Houston’s 4 Year Anniversary. The party was made possible thanks to collaboration with our partners Impero and Alarich Wines and to our Olive Suppliers – Entimio.

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Chris Goodrich with a selection from Alarich Wines at Last Month’s Wine Tasting Event

On display were some of the finest Wines from the top wine producing regions in Italy.

Catering and Events at Mascalzone

Mascalzone have a team of highly experienced catering experts and offer a variety of catering packages and services. As well as providing bespoke catering services for offsite events the in-house team love creating customised menus for all occasions.

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This month’s event will feature a four course set menu, with each dish carefully prepared by Mascalzone’s in house catering chefs to compliment each wine type.

Wines will be supplied by the Cantine Tinazzi Winery from Northern Italy and the evening will be hosted by Federico Micheletti.

Guests will be invited to sample a pair of wines along with each course. There will be an introduction detailing the wine recipe, history and origins and tasting notes on the both Wines themselves and their corresponding food pairings.

Wine Tasting and Pairing Menu

Award winning chef Bruno Amato will be preparing a pairing menu to compliment the wines on display.

Amato is a culinary expert who has settled in Houston. Originally from Southern Italy he has a wealth of experience with Italian cuisine and creating mouth watering dishes that have proved to be hugely popular in the US.

wine tasting and pairing maneu created by Mascalzone head chef Bruno Amato
Chef Bruno Amato head chef at Mascalzone, with a wealth of experience of both Italian food and the American Palette!

Indeed his past record is impressive. He was head chef at the Il Fornaio Restaurant at the Venetian Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, before moving to the head chef position at Il Fornaio Wells FArgo, Sacramento where he was awarded Top Chef Sacramento.

He has been featured in the regionally renowned, SoCal Restaurant Show, where he was interviewed about his work at Paisano’s Italian Restaurant at Pechanga Resort and Casino.

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THE Cantine Tinazzi Winery

The Cantine Tinazzi is a family run business committed to supplying high quality wines from the Veneto and Apulia regions of Italy.

The company was founded by Eugene Tinazzi during the 1960s and is based in Lazise on the shores of Lake Garda, Northern Italy.

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The Cantine Tinazzi in Northern Italy on the coast of Lake Garda

Thanks to expansion into the Valpolicella Valley, Apulia the business has business has grown a great deal. The Catine Tinazzi Winery now supply wines to more than 30 countries worldwide.


Cantine Tinazzi produce over 2 million bottles of wine each year. Production is managed by cutting edge wine producing technology.

Some of the highest quality grapes from the Veneto are used to create White Wines, with prestigious red wine types from Verona, Amarone della Valpolicella and Valpolicella Superiore.

italian wine names from the cantine tinazzi
The Event will feature prestigious wines from the Veneto and Apulia regions of Italy

All are featured on the Cantine Tinazzi portfolio and examples of these will be available for tasting at Mascalzone’s Event.

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Let Mascalzone Cater for You!

Mascalzone also run a catering services for businesses, events and parties in Houston. Since opening for business four years ago Mascalzone has become one of the top Houston catering restaurants.

Our catering packages can include business lunches for companies in and around the Westheimer Road area or private events in the Harris County region.

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Order anything from a trays of lasagne to a full scale package featuring delivery of food and waiting staff to offsite events!

We offer creative catering packages. We offer a catering menu and 3 different party menus but can also tailor our services to match your unique event requirements.

Simply follow the link below to request a consultation with out Event Planners!

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Author: Toto Mascalzone

Toto Mascalzone is event and marketing manager at Mascalzone restaurant. He is an Italian wine writer and educator, blogger, and food and wine enthusiast currently living in London. He is author of the wine and lifestyle blog, and was a co-editor, together with Italian wine writer a blog devoted to news from the world of Italian wine.

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