Sardinia: White Truffles & Fine Wines

Miami New Times 2011 (Sardinia: white truffles and fine wine)

The white truffles were flown in from Alba. The Beni di Batasiolo wines came in from the same region, but they were brought by the company s administrative head Fiorenzo Dogliani and its U.S. Director Ricardo March. The five-course meal was created by chef Pietro Vardeu and imported from the kitchen of his Sardinia Enoteca Ristorante to the dining room up front -- where a privileged few got to indulge in quite a lunch.

There were some interesting match-ups in terms of truffles and cuisine, and also concerning the cuisine and wine. For instance, the use of asparagus in two dishes and artichokes in another; both are often considered wine-challenged foods.

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