California Wine Dinner at Bricco Trattoria July 31

Bricco Trattoria in Glastonbury hosts a California wine dinner July 31 at 6 p.m.

The menu:

Local strawberry bellinis (Rose's Berry Farm

Local watermelon and buffalo milk mozzarella (marinated cherry tomatoes, basil, chilis and sea salt.)
Pairing: Mirabelle, Brut Rose, North Coast, Napa Valley

Potato gnocchi in the style of Portofino: fresh shrimp, Gutt Farm zucchini, basil pesto and fresh breadcrumbs
Pairing: Navarro, Chardonnay, Menodocino, 2009

Grilled prime NY sirloin: marinated string beans & Sauce Rosa, fresh corn polenta,
Pairing: Bonterra "The Butler," Butler Ranch Vineyard, Mendoncino, 2007

Lemon pound cake with Glastonbury peaches, blueberries, white chocolate and toasted almond ice cream
Pairing: Eos, Late Harvest Moscato, Paso Robles, 2011

Cost is $59, plus tax and gratuity. Seating is limited. Bricco Trattoria is at 124 Hebron Avenue in Glastonbury. Reservations: 860-659-0220,

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