Our latest Small Bites Big Sips offering — The Wines of Verona — will be Friday, March 1st at 6:30PM.
We are delighted to offer you an evening with our guest vintner, Giovanni Bertani of the Tenuta Santa Maria alla Pieve estate and winery near Verona. Giovanni is heir to a 400-year tradition of wine making in northeast Italy’s Veneto region, where his family name has long been synonymous with the region’s most admired and innovative wines.
Tenuta Santa Maria is an historic property dating back to Roman times; yet for Giovanni, his father Gaetano and brother Guglielmo, it represents their latest, most personal and most ambitious project to date. Behind Tenuta Santa Maria is the Bertani family’s deep-seated commitment to creating a collection of superb quality, estate-bottled wines representing the finest expression of the local terroir. Here vine roots tunnel down to an extraordinary depth of 5 storeys, ultimately giving rise to a precious yield of little more than 2 lbs of fruit per vine.
At this Small Bites Big Sips class the bites will include:
- Roasted Cherry Tomatoes Bruschetta
- Marinated Salmon
- A Presentation of Special Italian Cheeses
- Spiced Lamb chops with Roasted Cherry Vinaigrette
- Italian Cookies, of course, for dessert
The big sips will come from reds and whites personally recommended by Giovanni and paired with our foods as the evening progresses.
We invite you to join us on March 1. You can register for the class by clicking on:
We invite you to come into our kitchen and share in creating a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner.
At our Bubbles and Bites class everyone will enjoy a fully hands-on culinary experience, as couples work together to create their evening meal.
At this very romantic dinner guests will also enjoy the experience of tasting several different champagnes and sparkling wines paired with each dish.
Our inspiration for our Valentine’s Day dinner is James Peterson’s ultimate french cook book, Glorious French Food.
Our event will by on February 14th from 6:30PM to 9:00PM
The romantic menus includes:
The cost for the event is $125/person and includes all beverages. To make a reservation for this event please go to: