We are having a special lunch with friends this week - a sort of private cooking class with a local chef. He wrote:
We’ll start with Polenta with Mascarpone and Fresh White Truffles, and move on to Duck Sauce over Pappardelle.
I am in charge of getting the wine pairings - as it is a Tuscan meal, he suggested a wine from that region. I actually thought I might get as much as two or three wines - maybe a sparkler to star and then a wine for each course. The problem is that I know very little about Italian wine. As time is short, I will be buying from my local wine store - here are their Italian listings:
I'd like to keep the bottles in the $20-$30 range if possible, as I will likely need 3-5 bottles or our group.