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Innisbrook offers First Taste of Italy Wine Dinner on February 2 at new Market Salamander Grille Restaurant

INNISBROOK, FL  – Innisbrook’s new Market Salamander Grille Restaurant will host a Taste of Italy wine dinner – the resort’s first – on February 2nd at 7 p.m. at a special price of $77 per person.
The food and wine pairings were selected by Chef Andrew Coniglio who works closely with Innisbrook’s Executive Chef Andre Halston. The culinary team worked in conjunction with Premier Wines, which will be presenting a different wine with each course from various regions throughout Italy.  Seating is limited at the Market Salamander Grille Restaurant (which is now open to the public along with the resort’s Packard’s Steakhouse), so reservations are required by calling 727.942.2000.  The $77 price per person is exclusive of taxes and gratuity.
The menu includes five wine pairings as follows:
Primo Piatto
Fennel and Onion Risotto with Duck Confit
Region of Lombardy
Sartori Ferdi White
Secondo Corso
Wild Field Greens with Walnut Balsamic Vinaigrette and Marinated Figs
Region of Emilia-Romagna
Banfi Fontanelle Chardonnay
Terzo Corso
Osso Bucco
Slowly Braised Veal Shank with Root Vegetables, Natural Sauce and Orzo Pasta
Region of Tuscan
Sartori I Saltarni Amarone
Portata Principale
Bacon Wrapped Monkfish with White Truffle Essence and Broccoli Raab
Region of Marches
Belnero Super Tuscan
Mousse di Limoncello
Lemon Liqueur Mousse with Fresh Berries and Lady Fingers
Region of Campania
Rosa Regale
Owned by Sheila C. Johnson and managed by Salamander Hospitality, Innisbrook recently completed over $26 million in resort-wide renovations to include the new Market Salamander Grille and Packard’s Steak House restaurants and a gourmet market, the addition of a new 20,000-square-foot luxury spa (also open to the public), and enhancements to its golf courses, clubhouses, lodging and tennis facilities.
About Innisbrook, a Salamander Golf & Spa Resort
Operated by Salamander Hospitality, Innisbrook is situated on 900 wooded acres of rolling in the St. Petersburg/Clearwater area on Florida’s Gulf Coast, and is located just 25 minutes from Tampa International Airport.  Recently and completely renovated, the resort features 72 holes of championship golf, 608 spacious guest suites and rooms, four restaurants and three bars, the Innisbrook Golf Institute, 11 tennis courts, the new luxury Indaba Spa with 12 treatment rooms and state-of-the-art Fitness Center, six heated swimming pool complexes, a nature preserve, and three conference halls with 65,000 square feet of meeting space.  The resort hosts the annual PGA TOUR Transitions Championship at its famed Copperhead Course, and the LPGA Legends Tour Open Championship, held annually at the equally challenging Island Course.  Innisbrook is a member of the prestigious Preferred Hotels & Resorts, and Preferred Golf Club programs.  For additional information call 727.942.2000 or visit  
About Salamander Hospitality 
Salamander Hospitality is a privately owned and operated company based in Middleburg, VA, just outside Washington, D.C. Founded by entrepreneur Sheila C. Johnson in 2005, the company manages and develops hotels, resorts and inns that reflect the authenticity and character of their surrounding environment. The portfolio includes the recently renovated Innisbrook near Tampa, Fla., host to a PGA TOUR stop every March; Woodlands Inn near Charleston, SC, which is one of only four properties in North America to hold Mobil Five Star and AAA Five Diamond ratings for both accommodations and dining; and the under-construction Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg. Salamander Hospitality also operates a division of gourmet prepared food markets called Market Salamander with locations in Middleburg and Innisbrook, FL. For additional information, call (540) 687-3710 or visit

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