Ferraro's Italian Restaurant to Host Taste & Learn Event on April 23

Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar invites guests to experience the next Taste & Learn on Saturday, April 23, at 5 p.m. 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.

The April Taste & Learn event spotlights wines from the Ghibello and Uggiano wineries in Italy. Guests will begin the tasting with Ghibello Vermentino, a floral white blend with notes of jasmine and peach blossom pairing perfectly with seafood. Next on the menu is Ghibello Chianti, a smooth red wine made from Sangiovese grapes containing notes of fresh cherry and red plum. Uggiano Brunello – a full-bodied red offers a rich and well-rounded harmonious taste. Taking its name from the land where the vineyard is situated Uggiano Campo Del Re is the ideal red blend pairing for beef.

"We are always excited to teach our guests about Italian wines and look forward to our monthly Taste & Learn events,” says Gino Ferraro, owner, Ferraro’s. “This month’s experience will allow guests to enjoy wines from two of Tuscany’s most highly regarded wineries.”

The full menu of wine and food pairings follows:

Ghibello Vermentino

Camberi alla Griglia con Salsa Verde

Grilled shrimp, Salsa Verde, crostini

Ghibello Chianti

Panino al Formaggio Grigliato con Nduja

Grilled cheese, Nduja sausage, Scamorza cheese, mozzarella

Uggiano Brunello

Bucatini Amatriciana

Thick, short and hollow pasta, Guanciale, pancetta, Calabrese peppers, tomato, Pecorino cheese

Uggiano Campo del Re

Controfiletto al Balsamico

Prime sirloin, balsamic sauce, mushroom ragù, Gorgonzola Dolce

 

Tickets for the all-inclusive experience are $90 and space is limited. To make reservations, please call (702) 364-5300.

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