SALVATORE FERRAGAMO & IL BORRO WINERY

SALVATORE FERRAGAMO & IL BORRO WINERY

Wednesday, October 17

Join Salvatore Ferragamo on a journey to the heart of Tuscan wine-making tradition and taste through a magnificent line up of his Il Borro wines thoughtfully paired with Donato's Tuscan cuisine.

Menu Here

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$136 per person not including tax and gratuity

Where: Wednesday, October 17

Standing Reception:  6:30 | Sit Down Dinner:  7:00

Reservations required: call 650-701-1000 and ask for "Ferragamo/Il Borro Dinner"

(no cancellation after 48 hours prior to the event due to limited seating)

Wine Dinner with Benanti Winery

Wine Dinner with Benanti Winery

Wednesday, August 29th

Join us in welcoming Benanti Winery

In the late 1980s the Benanti family set out to revolutionize winemaking in the soils of Etna in Sicily and became leaders in the revitalization of this very special region. 

There are few wine making regions as exciting as those of the volcanic slopes of the very active volcano, Mount Etna. The whites have the complexity and minerality of Chablis, the reds...the power and grace of Burgundy.

We are honored to host Mr. Salvino Benanti for a Sicilian wine feast. 

We will be pouring Benanti’s current releases plus some library selections, all paired with Donato's splendid Sicilian dishes.

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COST: $145 per person not including tax and gratuity

>> MENU HERE <<

WHEN: Wednesday, August 29th

Standing Reception:  6:30 | Sit Down Dinner:  7:00

For reservations call 650-701-1000 and ask for "BENANTI WINERY"

ENOTECA100 ESTATE

ENOTECA100 ESTATE

Sat, July 28th


ENOTECA100 ESTATE :: BAROLO, BRUNELLO & ROSE'

Join us for a summer grand tasting of some the the best Barolo, Brunello and refreshing Rose'

12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Cost: $80 Early Bird Ticket - $90 Regular Ticket

BUY YOUR TICKET

Wine Dinner with Cantina Produttori Valle Isarco

Wine Dinner with Cantina Produttori Valle Isarco

Tuesday, July 17th


Join us in welcoming Cantina Produttori Valle Isarco

Cantina Produttori Valle Isarco is one of the most successful cooperatives in the world, making some of the most prestigious whites Italy has to offer.

In the northern, alpine region of Alto Adige, German and Italian mix not only in culture, but also grape varieties. 

The Isarco Valley is set where the Alps meet the Dolomites and here you will find some of Italy’s finest white wines and delicate reds.

At present, the Cantina Produttori Valle Isarco has 130 members from 11 municipalities.

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Join us and meet Armin Gratl, director of Cantina Produttori Valle Isarco. 

His fabulous wines will be paired with Donato's cuisine from the Alto Adige.

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COST: $83 per person not including tax and gratuity

MENU HERE

WHEN: Tuesday, July 17th

Standing Reception:  6:30 | Sit Down Dinner:  7:00

For reservations call 650-701-1000 and ask for the "Cantina Valle Isarco Dinner" 

Nine Years Anniversary

Nine Years Anniversary

Thursday, June 21st


Join us Celebrating Nine Wonderful Year in Redwood City

On that evening we will feature a tasting menu with some of our favorites all tasting menu will be served with complimentary sparkling wine.
Regular menu will be available as well. 
 

ANNIVERSARY MENU
Three courses $39 or four course $55
 
ANTIPASTO
Burrata pugliese e melanzane
Imported Burrata Pugliese with grilled & marinated eggplant, basil & almonds
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 PRIMO
Frascarelli  e salsiccia di agnello e piselli
Traditional Umbrian pasta; lamb sausage, crush tomatoes, Iacopi farm peas & pecorino
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SECONDO
Costine di maiale e peperonata
Marinated & grilled Duroc pork ribs, sweet & sour peperonata
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DOLCE
Dolce dell’anniversario
Surprise anniversary dessert

Happy Father's Day

Happy Father's Day

CELEBRATE FATHER'S DAY AT DONATO ENOTECA

Sunday, June 17

*3 COURSES $49   |   *4 COURSES $62

We'll have our special Father's Day menu available from 11:30 am to 9:30 pm as well as an a la carte menu.

Special Father's Day Menu Here

Wine Dinner with Felsina

Wine Dinner with Felsina

Tuesday, June 12th


Wine Dinner with Felsina

In the 17 published editions of Gambero Rosso, this Tuscan estate has won the coveted Tre Bicchieri (Three Glasses) award 17 times. And they did it by revealing the true essence of the Sangiovese grape and the Chianti Classico terroir. Fèlsina produces one of the finest ranges of age worthy and complex Chianti bottlings in all of Italy. In addition to their distinct bottlings of Chianti Classico, Fèlsina also produces one of Italy’s top Vino di Tavola’s called Fontalloro.

Please joins us in welcoming one of the most profoundly traditional Tuscan wineries, Fattoria Fèlsina. Taste thru a gorgeous line up of their Chiantis including the coveted Chianti Classico Riserva Cru Rancia and their 100% Sangiovese Fontalloro. 

All thoughtfully paired with Donato's Tuscan fare.

MENU HERE

Reservations required

Wine Dinner with Bruno De Conciliis

Wine Dinner with Bruno De Conciliis

Thursday, June 7 - 6:30pm


Cena con un amico :: Bruno De Conciliis is back!

Unconventional, pioneering and bigger than life. Our friend Bruno De Conciliis is coming back to Donato Enoteca. He will taste us through some of the most extraordinary wines Campania has to offer. 

Between the magnificent Greek temples of Paestum and the vast Cilento Nature Preserve lies the De Conciliis family winery. Here Bruno captures the heart and soul of Campania through his wines.
If you haven't met him or tasted his wines yet, then this is your chance. 
If you have then you know it will be a memorable night.

Come join us for a fun evening of Bruno's wine paired with Donato's tasting menu of Campania cuisine.

SEE THE MENU HERE

COST:            
$98 per person, excluding tax & gratuity

WHEN:            
Thursday, June 7
Standing reception:  6:30 pm
Sit down dinner:  7:00 pm

Reservations required: call 650-701-1000 and ask for the "De Conciliis Dinner" 
(no cancellation after 48 hours prior to the event due to limited seating)

Wine Dinner with Simon de Brazzan & Le Piane

Wine Dinner with Simon de Brazzan & Le Piane

Tuesday, May 15th - 6:30pm

Featuring wines from Simon de Brazzan from Friuli and Le Piane from Piemonte


A very special evening with two winemakers that are anything but mainstream.

Tuesday, May 15th we will have the pleasure of hosting owner/winemakers Daniele Drius from Simon di Brazzan and Christoph Künzli from Le Piane respectively.

We will be pouring the fabulous and captivating Frulian whites from Simon de Brazzan. If you love skin contact whites you will be in for a treat.

We will also be pouring the expressive wines of Le Piane from the historical Boca appellation including a vertical dating back to 2004. 

Accompanying this fabulous lineup, Chefs Donato Scotti and Gianluca Guglielmi have crafted a thoughtful menu where Friuli meets Piemonte.

MENU HERE

PHOTO-GALLERY

COST:
Cost: $95 per person not including tax and gratuity

WHEN: 
Tuesday, May 15th  
Standing Reception:  6:30
Sit Down Dinner:  7:00

Reservations required: call 650-701-1000 

Celebrate Mother's Day

Celebrate Mother's Day

Sunday, May 13th


Spend Mother's Day at Donato Enoteca.

Relax and enjoy our special Mother's Menu with mothers and family.

Mother's Day Menu Here

We'll have our special Mother's Day menu available from 11:30 am to 9:30 pm as well as an a la carte menu.

Wine Dinner with Isole e Olena & Bele Casel

Wine Dinner with Isole e Olena & Bele Casel

Tuesday, May 8th


Join us for a wine dinner with Paola Ferraro from Bele Casel and Paolo de Marchi from Isole e Olena

Bele Casel makes some of the purest and expressive Prosecco we have ever tasted including a fantastic Col Fondo style.

Isole e Olena lays claim to some of the most prized vineyards in Tuscany. Paolo will be pouring his famous Ceparello among others.

COST: $95 per person (not including tax and gratuity)

MENU HERE

WHEN: 
Tuesday, May 8th  
Standing Reception:  6:30
Sit Down Dinner:  7:00

HOW: 
Reservations required: Call 650-701-1000
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Isole e Olena
Perched atop a hillside in the heart of the Chianti region, Isole e Olena is where winemaker Paolo De Marchi makes some of Italy’s best known “Super Tuscan” wines. His wines are uniquely known for their freshness contrasted with intensity. In 1980, Paolo pioneered his flagship wine, Cepparello, which is made from 100% Sangiovese and has set the standard for the Sangiovese movement in Italy.
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Bele Casel

Sibling winemakers Danilo and Luca Ferraro make high-quality, organically farmed Prosecco at their small, family-fun vineyard in Treviso, Italy, between the towns of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene in a little known subzone of the Prosecco DOCG-Asolo Superiore. 

Happy Easter

Happy Easter

April 1st

Join us to celebrate Easter with an Italian-style feast. We'll be serving a menu with three/four courses $48/$64. Reservations are suggested.

Easter Menu

Elio Grasso Wine Dinner with Gianluca Grasso

Elio Grasso Wine Dinner with Gianluca Grasso

The Grasso family has been making great Barolo in the township of Monforte d’Abla since 1978. All of the Baroli are estate-grown; in fact, the Grasso family takes pride in being considered farmers first and winemakers second.
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Join us and Gianluca Grasso the last Thursday of March and taste with us some of the most magnificent expressions of Barolo including the sought-after "Gavarini Chiniera" and "Ginestra Casa Mate" all paired with Donato's Piemontese menu.

Piemontese Menu Here

Photogallery Elio Grasso Wine Dinner

COST: $145 per person (not including tax and gratuity)

WHEN: 
Thursday, March 29th  
Standing Reception:  6:30
Sit Down Dinner:  7:00

HOW: 
For reservations call 650-701-1000 and ask for the"Elio Grasso Wine Dinner

Vignalta Wine Dinner with owner Lucio Gomiero

Vignalta Wine Dinner with owner Lucio Gomiero

This upcoming Thursday March 22nd Donato Enoteca has the pleasure of welcoming Lucio Gomiero and the wines of Vignalta winery. Lucio founded Vignalta in 1980 and has since been the most influential figure for the wines of the Colli Euganei region in the Veneto.
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Join us this upcoming Thursday to taste a wonderful lineup from Vignalta winery including a vertical of the famous Gemola Rosso going back to 2003 vintage and a fantastic Venetian feast.

Venetian Menu

COST: 
$95 per person (not including tax and gratuity)

WHEN: 
Thursday, March 22nd  
Standing Reception:  6:30
Sit Down Dinner:  7:00

HOW: 
For reservations call 650-701-1000 and ask for the"Vignalta Wine Dinner

AMANTIS Brunello Dinner

AMANTIS Brunello Dinner

Thursday, March 8th

Azienda Agricola Amantis Tuscan Dinner

Tuscan MENU HERE


Donato Enoteca welcomes Jacopo Vagaggini, son of the legendary Paolo Vagaggini, aka Mr. Sangiovese. Jacopo will be showcasing his own family label, Azienda Agricola Amantis.

The Amantis estate is a family affair, Paolo Vagaggini the head of the family is one of  most important Sangiovese experts in the world as he has collaborated with wineries such as  Biondi Santi, Eredi Fuligni and Poggio Antico. Today his son Jacopo is the winemaker for this extraordinary estate which makes some of the most impressive Tuscan wines out there.

Join us in welcoming enologist Jacopo Vagaggini, winemaker of Azienda Agricola Amantis.

We'll be tasting Brunello, Brunello Riserva, Sangiovese and Montecucco along with others. This is a night not to be missed.

Donato is preparing a Tuscan feast to pair with Jacopo's incredible wines.


Tuscan MENU HERE

COST: 
$110 per person not including tax and gratuity

WHEN: 
Thursday, March 8th  
Standing Reception:  6:30
Sit Down Dinner:  7:00

HOW: 
For reservations call 650-701-1000 and ask for the"Amantis Brunello Dinner" 

Sandro Fay

Sandro Fay

Thursday, March 1st


Join us and experience an splendid pairing with Donato’s menu from his home town Lombardia.

The Societa Agricola Fay is one of the hidden gems of the Valtellina valley. There, in the Valtellina, Sandro Fay crafts some of the most elegant and distinctive Nebbiolo’s Italy has to offer, rivaling their Piemontese counterparts.

For die hard aficionados of Nebbiolo, Sandro Fay’s wine offers a captivating version of the grape’s elegance and finesse.

COST: $90 per person not including tax and gratuity

MENU HERE

WHEN: Thursday, March 1st  

Standing Reception:  6:30
Sit Down Dinner:  7:00

HOW: 
For reservations call 650-701-1000 and ask for the "Sandro Fay Dinner"

Roccolo Grassi Winemaker Dinner

Roccolo Grassi Winemaker Dinner

Wednesday, February 28th


Join us for a memorable dinner with Roccolo Grassi and Donato’s Venetian menu.

Roccolo Grassi makes some of the most beautiful and expressive wines in the Veneto.

Exclusively focused on Soave, Valpolicella and Amarone; their wines are unmistakably some of the finest examples of these appellations.     

For wine lovers who appreciate full-bodied richly flavored wines with plenty of aging potential Roccolo Grassi will not disappoint.

COST: $95 per person not including tax and gratuity

MENU HERE

WHEN: Wednesday, February 28th

Standing Reception:  6:30
Sit Down Dinner:  7:00

HOW: For reservations call 650-701-1000 and ask for the "Roccolo Grassi Dinner

PAOLO SCAVINO WINEMAKER DINNER WITH RICCARDO SGARRA

PAOLO SCAVINO WINEMAKER DINNER WITH RICCARDO SGARRA

February 1st


Join us for a singular evening with the wines of Paolo Scavino paired with a Piemontese tasting menu Donato is putting together to complement the wines.

Nestled in the heart of Castiglione Falletto, Paolo Scavino is one of the most historical wineries in Barolo. It is difficult to think of a better exposure to intelligent, sophisticated Barolo than these.

Riccardo Sgarra, the sommelier and ambassador for the Scavino family will be hosting the evening. Amongst others, Riccardo will be pouring magnums of a couple of older cru baroli.

See the Menu Here

COST:  $149 per person, excluding tax & gratuity

WHEN: Thursday, February 1st - Standing Reception:  6:30 Sit Down Dinner:  7:00

WHERE: Donato Enoteca - 1041 Middlefield Road - Redwood City, CA 94063
Note: Caltrain Redwood City stop is across the street from the restaurant.

HOW: For reservations call 650-701-1000 and ask for the "Paolo Scavino Dinner"