Old Town Italy Brings La Dolce Vino To Joburg


Finally! Old Town Italy has come to the City Of Gold! And to celebrate they are launching the most extravagant food and wine pairing, La Dolce Vino, in partnership with Terra Del Capo.

La Dolce Vino

La Dolve Vino is a once a month offer and takes place on the last Thursday of every month and is brought to you by Old Town Italy and Terra del Capo wines. It is a 4-course food and wine pairing evening filled with delicious offerings.

At R345 per person, Old Town Italy offers you an exclusive wine pairing and 4-course Italian dinner:

Ciccheti
– Assagio, rosemary, and cranberry bruschetta, served with L’Ormarins Brut Rosé NV

Primi
Arancini
– Tomato & Foir di latte mozzarella arancini with basil mayonnaise & tomato salsa
– Served with Terra Del Capo Pinot Grigio

Secondi
Short Rib braised in Sangiovese and served with polenta and gremolata, served with Terra Del Capo Sangiovese

Dolce
– Citrus and dark chocolate cannoli with Amarena cherry gelato, served with L’Ormarains LBV

Setting Up Shop In Johannesburg

After its huge success in Pretoria, Old Town Italy has opened up shop at Melrose Arch. Situated in the old Jamie’s Italian space in the precinct, the venue boasts a deli that sells Italian products including wine, grappa, cheese, meat, nougat, biscotti, and imported chocolates, as well as fresh salads, antipasti dishes, and traditional Italian classics such as lasagne and melanzane alla parmigiana.

The Old Town values, regardless of being considered old-fashioned, are held in high regard. The brand’s foundations were built slowly; forged by skill, fortitude, passion and dedication. This celebration of Italian culture dotes on creating a close-knit, family atmosphere. Old Town Italy strives to restore the qualities of personal attention and building meaningful relationships through hearty smiles, high-level product knowledge and providing sound advice generously.

The extensive offering of in-store dining and retail, creates a unique experience, allowing customers to feel as if they are walking through a local Italian grocer or dining in the streets of Italy, aided by the vibrant atmosphere synonymous with café culture. Offering authentic Italian cuisine, the Old Town Italy menu and market has been perfected ensuring high-quality products. The establishment takes pride in its desire to preserve traditional and regional cuisine that supports local farmers and food artisans. The market includes a butchery for local, grass-fed meat, a cheese counter packed with premium artisanal cheeses to pair with freshly baked bread from the on-premises bakery, brand crafted caffé and completed by an Italian wine and grappa section.

Expect to be enchanted by the aromatic scents of well-brewed coffee and hearty meals. There will be live acoustic performances in-store on weekly occasions as well as exciting Pasta Making Classes, hosted by esteemed and passionate chefs. Additional value can be anticipated on Wednesday evenings with an Eat. Drink. Italian offering as well as an Aperitivo Hour from 17:00 – 19:00 daily.

For More Information

During lockdown, bookings are essential, use any of the following methods to make a reservation, and visit the Old Town Italy Melrose Arch Facebook page for more information.

Phone: 010 109 8632

Address: 23 The High St, Melrose North, Johannesburg, 2076

Email: gm-melrosearch@oldtown.co.za

Dineplan: https://www.dineplan.com/restaurants/old-town-italy-melrose-arch

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