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Madison Beach Hotel Hosts A Taste of Tuscany Wine Dinner

MADISON, Conn. - Madison Beach Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton, a AAA Four Diamond Award-winning boutique resort and chosen Hotel of the Year by Hilton, hosts A Taste of Tuscany on Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. This exclusive dinner, featuring wines from Tenuta Torciano Winery, is part of the hotel’s Epicurean Series.

A "wine conductor" direct from Tuscany’s 300-year old Tenuta Torciano Winery will discuss their wines paired with this dinner. Tenuta Torciano is the product of the passion and hard work of a Tuscan family for over three centuries and 15 generations. Today, Pierluigi Giachi, together with his wife Luciana Cilemmi and son Emanuele Bartolomeo Giachi, carries on an ancient family tradition. Giachi does not like to call himself a winemaker, but rather a countryman of Tuscany. 

The wine will be paired with a Tuscan-inspired menu created by Wharf Restaurant Chef Jay Taylor.


Charcuterie Display to feature Salumi & Italian Hard Cheeses, Crostini Toscani
Paired with Prosecco


First Course

  • Baby Octopus Ragu Culurgiones
  • Zebra Kale Pasta Pockets with Marinara
  • Paired with Vernaccia di San Gimignano

Second Course

  • Wild Boar Ragu
  • Gnocchi with Parmesan
  • Paired with Cavaliere

Third Course

  • Papardelle
  • Fresh Black Truffles, Shortribs, Meatball, Romano, Arugula
  • Paired with Bartolomeo


Paired with Dessert Wine

Madison Beach Hotel owner Ric Duques has again contributed a very special series of Italian wines to be sampled throughout the evening’s event. 

Make it a weekend and book overnight accommodations at the award-winning Madison Beach Hotel. Arrive Friday or Saturday in time for dinner and then stay the weekend to tour the quaint town of Madison and the surrounding areas.

The event begins promptly at 7 p.m. This ticketed and exclusive event has limited seating. Tickets are available on Eventbrite.


$99 per person, includes all food and beverage outlined below.
$125 Eventbrite ticket price is inclusive of gratuity and sales tax.
Ticket Pricing does not include Eventbrite processing fees.

Madison Beach Hotel is located at 94 West Wharf Road, Madison, Connecticut. For more information, please call 203-245-1404 or visit Madison Beach Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton. For more information on Curio Collection by Hilton, please visit

About Madison Beach Hotel

Madison Beach Hotel is a AAA Four Diamond Award-winning boutique resort and was chosen as Hotel of the Year by Hilton, the highest hotel award across all Hilton brands. The hotel, with 32 rooms offering luxurious accommodations with sweeping ocean views, private balconies and beach, is part of Curio – A Collection by Hilton. Opened in May 2012, Madison Beach Hotel features The Wharf Restaurant with both dining room and porch seating, concierge spa, state-of-the-art fitness center and private yoga studio, and more than 5,000 square feet of private event space. Madison Beach Hotel is managed by Distinctive Hospitality Group.

Located at 94 West Wharf Road, Madison, Connecticut. For more information, please call: 203-245-1404 or visit: |

About Distinctive Hospitality Group

Founded in 2010, Distinctive Hospitality Group is led by president and owner, Lou Carrier, who offers years of experience in the hospitality industry and has overseen several of the most successful hotel establishments in the country. Lou launched DHG with a mission to build a portfolio of unique high-end hotels and comprised a solid team of seasoned hospitality professionals to work towards his dream. Located in Natick, MA, DHG is quickly building a name for its constant dedication to overseeing projects with lasting power and quality, ones that provide hotel guests and restaurant diners with the utmost in experience, service, style and atmosphere. For more information, please visit:

About Hilton

Hilton is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 22 world-class brands comprising more than 7,500 properties and nearly 1.2 million rooms, in 126 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed over 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, was named the No. 1 World’s Best Workplace by Great Place to Work and Fortune and has been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for seven consecutive years. Hilton has introduced industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest experience, including Digital Key Share, automated complimentary room upgrades and the ability to book confirmed connecting rooms. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the more than 180 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can't buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube

About Curio Collection by Hilton

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