IL SOLITO

ALLORO VINEYARD

Thursday, November 14, 2019

6:30pm

Seats: $100 per person

What to expect: 

An Italian-inspired feast with hearty and delicious plates paired with classicly styled Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and other surprise varietals. 

Seating - A private dining experience for 16 guests.

Restaurant

Il Solito

627 SW Washington Street

Portland, OR

Red-sauce Italian, handmade pastas. Italian specialties. Secret family recipes.

Chef Matthew Sigler

The grandson of Nebraska dairy farmers, Chef Matthew figured out early where he wanted to focus his culinary aristry: hand-crafted pastas, whole animal butchery, seasonal ingredients, rustic preparations. A graduate of Le Cordon Bleu College of College of Culinary Arts in San Francisco, Matthew trained at some of the Bay Area’s top restaurants, including Quince, Foreign Cinema and Flour + Water, where he honed his pasta- and salumi-making chops before taking a sabbatical in Colombia and Italy in 2014.

As Executive Chef at Portland’s Renata, Sigler developed the relationships with local farmers, ranchers and artisans that now enrich his work at Il Solito. When he’s not at work in his own restaurant, he’s usually eating or drinking in someone else’s, but this “aspiring outdoorsman” is also trying to spend more time enjoying the natural charms of the Pacific Northwest.

Winery Partner

Alloro Vineyard

Sherwood, OR

Caring for the land, cultivating its greatest offering, and joining friends at the table. These are the things we love to do, and they’re all right here on the estate farm. Our founder caught sight of a vision as a boy from his relatives in Italy and Croatia: Staying close to the earth is staying close to the riches of life. Alloro Vineyard is how we take that tradition forward—thoughtfully growing Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling, and Muscat and handcrafting them with utmost care into wines that recall a heritage of hard work, conviviality, and shared leisure.

Tom Fitzpatrick, Winemaker & General Manager

Meticulous and inquisitive by nature—and equipped with a master’s degree in viticulture and enology from U.C. Davis—Tom has pursued the winegrowing craft all over the world, from California and New Zealand, to Burgundy and Oregon. He spares no detail in the quest to produce wines that reveal the true personality of a site and an expression of each vintage. Classically oriented, his wines are all about finesse, delivering expressive aromatics, textural focus, and a vibrant palate.

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