Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar invites guests to experience the next Taste & Learn on Saturday, April 24, at 6 p.m.
Taste & Learn is Ferraro’s popular, monthly wine-tasting dinner that provides illuminating wine education along with a menu of expertly prepared, authentic Italian small plates crafted by Chef Mimmo Ferraro.
Each Taste & Learn offers a tour through some of Italy’s most esteemed wineries. April’s event spotlights the wines of Corte Dei Venti, whose vineyards sit on the slopes of the hill of Sant’ Angelo, spanning an elevation from 400 to 200 meters above sea level. These vineyards produce Brunello di Montalcino and Rosso di Montalcino. Local wind patterns support an optimal ripening process of the Sangiovese grapes used for wine-making.
The full menu of wine and food pairings follows:
Lu Bancu Catarratto, 2019
Burrata with apricot, pomegranate, pine nuts, orange blossom honey
Rosso di Montalcino, Corte dei Venti, 2018
Carpaccio of filet mignon, royal trumpet mushrooms, arugula, Parmigiano Reggiano
Super Tuscan, Corte dei Venti, 2017
Dark chocolate rigatoni with wild boar and procini ragu
Brunello, Corte dei Venti, 2017
Roasted quail, black truffle sauce, creamy pecorino polenta, seared maitake mushroom, freshly shaved winter truffles
Tickets for the all-inclusive experience are $75 and space is limited. To make reservations, please call (702) 364-5300.
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