Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar invites guests to travel to The Santa Lucia Highlands, the finest wine region in California. On Saturday, Aug. 22 at 6 p.m., guests will “tour” the Clarice Wine Company. Each wine will be paired with a specially prepared dish by Executive Chef Francesco DiCaudo. The menu and wine pairing are offered for $150 per person, all inclusive.
Sometimes flying under the radar of most wine lovers, The Santa Lucia Highlands is the only California Pinot Noir region to receive 90 points or higher for each of the last ten years on the Wine Spectator vintage chart. The Clarice Wine Company sources wine from Gary’s Vineyard and Rosella’s Vineyard, both known for their rich flavors, vibrant hues and delicious blends.
The full menu follows:
Peake Ranch Vineyard, Chardonnay, 2017
Fiori di Zucca
Squash blossom and langoustine
Clarice Santa Lucia Highlands, Pinot Noir, 2017
Soft Apulia cheese, tomato, cucumber, stone fruit, pistachio gremolada
Clarice Gary’s Vineyard, Pinot Noir, 2017
Tagliatelle Al Ragu
Slow braised duck ragu, bufala quadrello cheese
Clarice Rosella’s Vineyard, Pinot Noir, 2017
Lonza Di Maiale
Grilled Iberico pork loin, chanterelle, fava beans, marjoram
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