NASHVILLE, TN (March 1, 2021) – Yolan, the signature Italian restaurant at The Joseph, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Nashville (401 Korean Veterans Boulevard) – has announced a new, monthly wine series that invites guests to explore Italy’s bountiful wine regions.
Envisioned by wine expert Cathy Mantuano and lead sommelier Jon Kearns, the series – launching March 2021 – promises an exquisite journey through a range of varietals that spotlight the nuances and flavor profiles that make Italy’s wine culture so vast and exciting. Each month, the team will focus on a new region, leading intimate tastings on select Saturday afternoons. Yolan will also host a multi-course dinner that dives further into the region’s wines as they are paired with the award-winning Italian cuisine of Chef Tony Mantuano.
The series begins with one of the country’s most intriguing wine destinations: Sicilia. Opportunities to explore the wines of the Mediterranean Sea’s largest island include:
Sicilia 101 Wine Tasting
- Saturday March 6, 2021
- 3 to 4:30 p.m.
- Guests will explore the classic wines of Sicily, from the famed volcanic pours of Mt. Etna to its surrounding regions in this exclusive wine tasting at Yolan. The tasting includes four wines and cheese. Space is limited to eight guests, who will be seated at safe social distance. $65 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity.
Sicilia “The New School” Wine Tasting
- Saturday March 13, 2021
- 3 to 4:30 p.m.
- At this tasting, guests will discover a new generation of Sicilian winemakers as they taste some of the most exciting pours from newly discovered, forward-thinking innovators. The tasting includes four wines and cheese. Space is limited to eight guests, who will be seated at safe social distance. $65 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity.
Sicilia Wine Dinner
- Thursday, March 18, 2021
- 5 to 10 p.m.
- Featuring pours from some of the most exciting and innovative winemakers of Italy as well as the famous volcanic wines of Mt. Etna and its surrounds, guests will experience a seven-course celebration of the island by award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano, with superior wine selections paired by Cathy Mantuano. Reservations are available beginning at 5 p.m. Cost is $295 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity. Space is limited.
For reservations to all of Yolan’s wine events, visit https://www.yolannashville.com/events.
In April, guests will adventure through Campania. May will feature wines of one of Italy’s most treasured regions: Toscana. Event dates to be announced soon.
About The Joseph, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Nashville
The Joseph, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Nashville, is an expression of Nashville at its most refined. Opened August 2020 in the heart of the SoBro district, the 297-room hotel is designed by Arquitectonica with interiors by INC Architecture & Design and features 22,000 square feet of indoor-outdoor event space, the full-service Rose spa and a state-of-the-art fitness center. Distinct dining outlets – Yolan, fine Italian; Denim, a rooftop destination; Four Walls, an intimate cocktail bar; and the hotel’s all-day lounge and bar – are overseen by notable food and beverage partners Tony and Cathy Mantuano. With unforgettable views and a finely curated art collection woven throughout, every detail at The Joseph invites the discerning traveler into a world of warm sophistication. For more information, visit https://www.thejosephnashville.com/.
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