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Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas to host five-course dinner and South American wine tasting

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Spuntino Wine Bar and Italian Tapas is in Westbury Plaza in Garden City. Photo Credit: Spuntino Wine Bar and Italian Tapas

Wines from Chile and Argentina will be poured at a five-course dinner slated for Aug. 20 at Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas in Garden City.

The cost is $49 per person. Click here to purchase tickets online, or call the restaurant. Dinner starts at 7 p.m.

Executive chef Ryan Keough's menu includes grappa-cured salmon with 2013 TerraNoble Chardonnay Unoaked; red snapper with roasted tomato vinaigrette, with 2013 Cousino-Macul Sauvignon Gris; seared duck breast with a cherry-balsamic vinegar glaze, with 2013 Bodega Renacer Cabernet Sauvignon; braised veal short ribs with white-corn polenta, with 2013 Bodega Renacer Enamore, a red blend; and manchego cheese with fig chutney, paired with 2011 Cousino-Macul Late Harvest, a dessert wine.

Separately, Spuntino also is celebrating National Peach Month with three specials: grilled peach bruschetta, on warm crostini with mascarpone cheese; a peach crostata, with salted caramel and vanilla gelati; and peach sangria.

Spuntino Wine Bar & Tapas is in The Gallery at Westbury Plaza, 1002 Old Country Rd., Garden City; 516-228-5400.

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