Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar invites guests to experience the next Taste & Learn on Saturday, Sept. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. featuring the wines of Valpolicella, Italy’s Le Falezze. Taste & Learn is Ferraro’s popular, monthly wine-tasting and education event that provides illuminating wine education along with a menu of expertly prepared, authentic Italian small plates crafted by Chef Mimmo Ferraro.
Every Taste & Learn offers a tour through Italy’s most esteemed wineries, and Le Falezze is a family-run company in Valpolicella, Italy with three generations of winemaking tradition.September’s event will allow guests to explore the wines of its centuries-old vineyards, which embody a family history cultivating the Earth with devotion.
“We are always excited to teach our guests about Italian wines and look forward to our monthly Taste & Learn events,” said Gino Ferraro, owner of Ferraro’s. “With Chef Mimmo’s thoughtful pairings, it’s not only an incredible wine education experience, but also a wonderful culinary one.”
The full menu of wine and food pairings follows:
Lugana Selva Capuzzo
Vialone Nano risotto, clams, lobster, scallops, calamari, shrimp, light tomato
Falezze, Valpolicella Superiore
Gnocchi di ricotta con ragù di anatra
Ricotta gnocchi with duck ragù
Falezze, Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore
Coniglio all Cacciatore
Rabbit braised in tomato sauce, bell peppers, olives, mushrooms, carrots and fresh herbs
Falezze, Amarone della Valpolicella
Torta di Cioccolato Fondente
Dark chocolate cake with red wine glaze
Tickets for the all-inclusive experience are $90 and space is limited. To make reservations, please call (702) 364-5300.