|Study of ecstasy in a glass of Valpolicella|
“Historically, the night of the shooting stars is supposed to commemorate the tears of San Lorenzo who met his end on this day in the III century.”
And it was an introduction that we really did it up in the Circolo del Vino in Dallas at Paul and Mike Di Carlo’s wine and food Mecca, Jimmy’s. And while the name harkens not in any paranomastic way, shape or form, it was a night of shooting stars.
blog - who knew?) and is part of the DiCarlo family.
In addition Paul, who loves Guy Stout, asked Guy (Guido) to officiate over the wines. The wine lineup was “stellar.”
• LaScolca - Gavi Black Label 2008
• Livio Felluga Terre Alte 2008
• Castello di Monastero Infinito 2005
• Vietti Barbaresco Masseria 2006
• Marchesi di Barolo Cannubi 2004
• Dal Forno Valpolicella 2004
• Banfi Poggio all'oro Brunello 2004
You all know I’m not one to brag about the great wines we taste in the course of a week or a day, but this was something special. And by the way it was part of the day job, which often goes way into the night.
|Guy shows off the Bolognese|
Thanks to all the DiCarlo family and Guy and Bishop Michael and lovely guests, for an evening under the stars in Texas.
|Teamwork makes the dream work|
|Paul's son Tony, mugging for the camera|
|Mike and son James,who made the killer Bolgonese|
|Some of the most successful events have been with the Italian wannabee Guy (Guido) Stout|
I can only wonder how my new Sardinian shepherd friends back in rustic Tuscany must have celebrated this venerated holiday, which leads up to the Ferragosto and the summer climax.