St. Supéry crafts three distinct tiers of wine to please wine lovers from the novice to the connoisseur. The estate grows all the grapes for our wine portfolio.
• Napa Valley Estate Wines: Bright, smooth, fruit-forward flavors are featured in our flagship varietal, Sauvignon Blanc, as well as our Cabernet Sauvignon, Oak Free Chardonnay and Moscato.
• Bordeaux Estate Blends: These seductive, multi-textured yet balanced wines include our Elú red blend and Virtú white blend.
• Single Vineyard Estate Wines: Only the best grapes from our estate vineyards are used for these concentrated, elegant wines. From our Dollarhide Estate Vineyard, we offer Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon and other varietals. From our Rutherford Estate Vineyard, we offer Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.
Emma Swain is the CEO of St Supéry Estate Vineyards and Winery. She received her Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and Managerial Economics from the University of California, Davis and is a Certified Public Accountant. Emma has worked in the wine industry for more than 20 years. She began her career with Niebaum-Coppola Winery and served as the Chief Operating Officer at Sebastiani Vineyards prior to joining St. Supéry Estate. Emma currently serves as a board member for the Napa Valley Vintners, as well as serving on multiple sub-committees. Emma also volunteers locally with a number of environmental, educational and health-based charities. She is an avid runner and has several half marathons under her belt of accomplishments.
AWARD-WINNING CHEF AND RESTAURATEUR LUIGI DIOTAIUTI - LAUNCHES THE AL TIRAMISU RESTAURANT COOKBOOK
The book is a unique collection of 100 of the restaurant’s mouthwatering recipes and tells the history of Washington DC’s “most authentic” Italian restaurant as well as the life story of its chef/owner.
Dining at Al Tiramisu restaurant, located in the heart of Washington, DC, is like taking a trip to Italy without leaving the country. The award-winning restaurant is cozy, warm, and joyful—reflecting the effervescent and playful personality of Chef and owner Luigi Diotaiuti. Now Chef Luigi lets home cooks everywhere experience his Italian culinary heritage and favorite recipes with his new book, THE AL TIRAMISU RESTAURANT COOKBOOK: An Elevated Approach to Authentic Italian Cuisine, a collection of 100 of the restaurant’s most popular recipes. The book is also part culinary memoir taking readers from Chef Luigi’s birthplace in Basilicata, Italy, to kitchens in Sardinia, Paris, Venice, Tuscany and ultimately Washington DC. Each chapter is devoted to a distinct phase in the chef’s career and features recipes that can create a complete menu.
Each recipe is followed by an Italian Cooking Primer giving home cooks interesting background information and chef tips along with a Sommelier’s Pick of recommended wine to serve with the dish.
ABOUT CHEF LUIGI DIOTAIUTI - Chef Luigi is a world-renowned authority on Italian cooking and living. A celebrity favorite for decades, this certified Sommelier was born on a farm in Basilicata in the mountains of the southern Italy. Chef Luigi’s formal training experiences include working in world-renowned restaurants such as Hotel Georges V in Paris, the Grand Hotel Bauer Grunwald in Venice, Il Gourmet restaurant and Hotel Bellavista in Montecatini, Tuscany and Costa Smeralda and Forte Village in Sardinia. He opened Al Tiramisu restaurant in Washington DC in 1996, and has been awarded the coveted “Insegna del Ristorante Italiano,” the seal of approval by the President of Italy. While Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton inducted Chef Luigi into the American Chef Corps, an elite group of some 80 “culinary ambassadors” from around the country. When not cooking at his restaurant, he is a regular on US and Italian television showing home cooks how to prepare some of his favorite recipes. He also works with elementary school children in DC teaching them how to cook and enjoy and appreciate healthy food, gives cooking demos at local farmers’ markets, and is part of the Washington DC sustainable food movement.
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