Enoteca / Lexington, Kentucky

Seth and Renee Brewer, owners of Wine + Market purchased the 1840s era building across from their shop and opened Enoteca (Italian for “wine bar”). Renee Brewer has the equivalent of a master’s degree studying the business of wine distribution and marketing in France and is one of the only registered sommeliers in Kentucky. Elizabeth Maggi, Enoteca’s chef, born in Spain giving her a mix of experience with Spanish and Southern food. Great Tapas and the Sangria is worth a mention.

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Cauliflower Gratin with country ham, garlic, gruyère + cheddar

Cauliflower Gratin with country ham, garlic, gruyère + cheddar

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Serrano jamón, Spain

Serrano jamón, Spain

“Moses Sleeper” brie by Jasper Hill cow, Vermont &  “The Stag” cheddar by Deer Creek cow, Wisconsin

“Moses Sleeper” brie by Jasper Hill cow, Vermont &
“The Stag” cheddar by Deer Creek cow, Wisconsin

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Sangria

Beef Empanadas with spicy red pepper + parsley chimichurri

Beef Empanadas with spicy red pepper + parsley chimichurri

Chorizo Puffs with mustard sauce

Chorizo Puffs with mustard sauce

Gambas al Ajillo shrimp with garlic butter

Gambas al Ajillo shrimp with garlic butter

House Panna Cotta

House Panna Cotta

Bread Pudding with Willet Bourbon sauce

Bread Pudding with Willet Bourbon sauce

Chocolate Bourbon almond stuffed Figs

Chocolate Bourbon almond stuffed Figs

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