Skip to content

Spanish, Italian and Chilean flavors shine at these upcoming Salt Lake City wine dinners

Mar Muntanya interior

Expect these event roundups to begin dwindling’ soon, enjoy em while you can folks. As we barrel towards Fall, restaurants tend to be eyeing up seasonal shindigs and corporate bookings for their spaces . Boutique wine pairing events often go into hibernation till the new year. With that in mind – here’s some highlights coming up before the turkeys and tinsel descend.

Mar | Muntanya

October 15th

This Sunday sees this downtown Spanish restaurant host the third installment of their “feast” series of dinners. On the 15th, chef Tyson Peterson will feature locally sourced farmer’s market produce in conjunction with cured and aged meat from Spain. The communal dinner will consist of a multi-course menu meant to be shared with friends and family, either inside or on the sixth-floor outdoor terrace in a cozy outdoor dining globe.

Price is $75/person, with the outdoor dining globes bookable for up to 8 people for $650. Menu as follows:

  • Appetizers
    • Grilled beef skewers with chimichurri
    • Kabocha squash toast with sourdough, local feta, maple onions
  • Farmer’s market seasonal vegetables
  • Jumbo paella with saffron bomba rice, Bilbao chorizo, Iberico bacon, sweet corn, squash, confit chicken, Freemont beans, piquillo peppers, lemon
  • Niman Ranch, grass fed prime rib carving station
  • Family style desserts
    • Cast iron pecan sticky buns
    • Pumpkin mousse pie
    • Bourbon apple crisp
    • Fall market fruit tart

Tickets can be purchased online at Eventbrite or Tock.

BTG Wine Bar - bar counter
BTG Wine Bar – bar counter

BTG Wine Bar

October 31st

Meanwhile, BTG will be presenting a Badia a Coltibuono wine dinner on Halloween – all Tuscan treats and no tricks. Roberto Stucchi – is the sixth generation of his family to run Badia a Coltibuono – and will be one hand to chat with guests. Come taste and hear about how and why Badia a Coltibuono wines are some of the most precise and balanced of the Chianti Classico region.

Wines poured will include: Sangiovese, Chianti Classico, “Montebello” (a blend of nine indigenous grapes) and Vin Santo. The evening begins at 7.00 p.m. and food will be prepared by Caffe Molise’s’ Fred Moesinger. Price is $120 per person, or $60 for food. Call (801) 359-2814 for reservations.

A working menu includes house-made flatbread with fennel, sausage, a classic hearty Tuscan ribollita soup, house made pasta with slow-cooked braised meat and gelato with biscotti.

Urban Hill - raw bar seating
Urban Hill – raw bar seating

Urban Hill

November 1st

Tiptoeing into November then, and the latest next wine dinner from Urban Hill begins at 6.00 p.m. Calcu & Maquis wineries will be presented over a five course menu led by chef nick Zocco. Cost for the dinner is $135 per person ($85 food, $50 wine) with menu as follows:

  • Clams & fideos, ‘nduja broth, herbs
    • Calcu gran reserva sauvignon blanc-semillon 2022
  • Wood-Fire Octopus & Potato, espelette aioli, belgian endive, frisée, bread riot sourdough
    • Maquis gran reserva rosé 2021
  • Wild Mushroom Empanada, mushroom & truffle jus, butternut squash purée
    • Maquis gran reserva cabernet franc 2019
  • Wagyu Beef Cheek Risotto, roasted cippolini, brussels sprouts
    • Calcu futa 2015
  • Leche Asada y Galleta Alfajores

Call (385) 295-4200 for reservations or purchase online at Resy.

KITA - Japanese A5 and nigiri
KITA – Japanese A5 and nigiri

Park City Dine about

Back on the agenda for 2023 is this week long deal-fest up in Summit county. Running through till October 22nd select restaurants are offering two-course lunches for $15, $25 or $30 per person and 3-course dinners for $30, $45 or $60 per person will be offered. The 33 participating restaurants this year are as follows:

  • 350 Main
  • 7880 Club
  • Apex Montage Deer Valley
  • Après Pendry
  • Bangkok Thai
  • Big Dipper Park City
  • Billy Blanco’s
  • Café Terigo 
  • Cena Ristorante
  • Courchevel Bistro
  • Don Gallo
  • Escala Provisions Company
  • Este Pizza Park City
  • Flanagan’s on Main
  • Fletcher’s
  • Ghidotti’s
  • Grappa
  • Grub Steak
  • KITA
  • Luna’s Kitchen
  • Pine Cone Ridge
  • Powder at Waldorf Astoria
  • Purple Sage
  • Riverhorse on Main
  • Roadhouse Grill
  • Salt Box
  • Shabu
  • Silver Star Café 
  • Sushi Blue
  • tupelo
  • Twisted Fern
  • Wasatch Brew Pub
  • Windy Ridge Café 

Want to stay on top of the SLC food scene, minute by minute, dish by dish? Here are a few other places you should follow along:

  • Subscription – support the website and help us remain ad-free
  • Free newsletter – never miss a story and signup for our weekly Utah food news
  • Instagram – follow us here for a dish by dish look at what’s hot
  • Food talk group – chew the fat with other likeminded Utah foodies
  • Best of SLC 2024 – our ever updating list of what’s best in the Beehive

This article may contain content provided by one of our paid partners. These are some of the best businesses in Utah. For a list of all our current and past relationships see our partnership history page.

1 thought on “Spanish, Italian and Chilean flavors shine at these upcoming Salt Lake City wine dinners”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *