Join us on Thursday, March 21st as we taste and explore Italy’s Big Three! We’ll explore some of the oldest wine producing regions in the world… Veneto, Piedmont and Tuscany are three of Italy’s powerhouse regions producing some of today’s tastiest selections.
It is our belief that to understand Italian’s wine, you need to first understand the region of it’s origin. This relaxed evening of authentic regional food and paired wine selections will tell the tale led by the driving force behind our world class wine program Dante’s Director and Level 1 Court of Master Sommelier Jennifer Zangrilli and Mario’s General Manager Gary Waite.
Our 5 Course Meal…
Tutela, Prosecco | Veneto
Roasted Pear & Gorgonzola Pizza
Vivalda, Barbera | Piedmont
Salami and Fontina Suppli
Badiolo, Chianti Riserva | Tuscany
Rabbit Spezzatino over Grilled Polenta Squares
Tutela Valpolicella Classico | Veneto
Seared Duck Breast with Sauteed Spinach
Sordo Barolo | Piedmont
Chocolate Zabligone with Fresh Berries
*Ticket Price Includes Taxes and Gratuity
On the North Eastern edge of italy, Veneto is among the wealthiest, most developed and industrialized regions in Italy. Most famous for the white Soave, the powerful red Amarone and it’s “little brother” Valpolicella and the sparkling Prosecco.
Surrounded on three sides by the Alps, Piedmonte literally means “at the foot of the mountains”. Famous for it’s full bodied wines made from the Nebbiolo grape (Barolo, Barbaresco, Gattinara)
Tuscan is known for its landscapes, traditions, history, artistic legacy and it’s permanent influence on high culture. It is credited for being the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and has been home to many figures influential in the history of art and science.
Tuscany is famous for the well-known Chianti, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Morellino di Scansano and Brunello di Montalcino.
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