Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar invites guests to experience the next Taste & Learn on Saturday, May 21, 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 May Taste & Learn event spotlights wines from the Cesari winery. Founded in 1936, Cesari is renowned for its fine, elegant wines from the Verona province located in Northern Italy. Guests will begin the tasting with a 2019 Cesari Pinot Grigio, a dry and well-balanced white wine with hints of apple and pear. Second on the menu is the 2019 Cesari Valpolicella Classico – a dry, velvety red wine with hints of wild berries and sweet, dark jam. The 2017 Cesari Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso is a bold red blend boasting hists of ripe cherry and a warm finish. Lastly, guests will end the tasting with a full-bodied red 2016 Cesari Amarone featuring mild hists of vanilla and spice.
“Cesari has been making fine wines in Verona for nearly 90 years and we are thrilled to share some of our favorites with guests at our next Taste & Learn event,” said Gino Ferraro, owner, Ferraro’s.
The full menu of wine and food pairings follows:
2019 Cesari Pinot Grigio
Insalata di Granchio
Jumbo lump crab salad, cucumber, watercress, peas, white balsamic vinaigrette
2019 Cesari Valpolicella Classico
Wagyu Chuck Cheeseburger
Wagyu beef, Agrodolce onions, arugula, provolone, herb aioli
2017 Cesari Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso
Spaghetti alla Norma
Homemade spaghetti, Pomodoro, eggplant, ricotta salata, basil
2016 Cesari Amarone
Filetto al Caffe Espresso Strofinato
Espresso-rubbed prime filet mignon medallion, potatoes au gratin, sautéed spinach
Tickets for the all-inclusive experience are $90 and space is limited. To make reservations, please call (702) 364-5300.
Ferraro’s is open for dinner from 5 to 11 p.m., Monday through Thursday and Sunday and from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Ferraro’s is located at 4480 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89169 (across the street from Virgin Hotels Las Vegas). For reservations, call (702) 364-5300. For more information, find on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.