Thursday, October 8, 2015

Join "Taste & Learn" At Ferraro's Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar

October’s “Taste & Learn” at Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar,  will spotlight exquisite wines from Owner Gino Ferraro’s favorite winemaking region: Italy’s Piedmont. It takes place from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24, when guests will enjoy tasting pours of four wines, each accompanied by an authentic Italian small plate.

October’s wines hail from Beni di Batasiolo, a winery located in the Langhe area of the Piedmont. Today, this winery encompasses nine farms, 264 acres of vineyards of which 150 are planted with Nebbiolo—the region’s most important grape.

This month’s wine-and-food presentation includes a welcome glass of Prosecco and the following pairings:
Gavi, Beni di Batasiolo,
Garden vegetables, crema di bagna cauda

Barbera, Sovrana, Beni di Batasiolo ,
Veal tongue, bell peppers gastrique, red onions

Barbaresco, DOCG, Beni di Batasiolo ,
Small pockets of veal ravioli, Parmigiana Reggiano reduction, veal truffle sauce

Barolo, Bussia Vigneto Bofani, Beni di Batasiolo
Beef cheek polenta
“Nebbiolo is not only the finest grape in the Piedmont region—it’s the best winemaking grape in all the world!” exclaims Ferraro. “I challenge anyone to find any wine anywhere else in the world that exceeds the Barolos and Barbarescos that come from this region of Italy.”

Under the direction of Gino Ferraro, Ferraro’s wine collection today rivals that found anywhere in the world. The wine list features 18 wines by the glass, several half-bottle and large-format selections, as well as an additional tasting list including more than one dozen rare labels available in one, three and five-ounce pours. Ferraro’s wine selection places special emphasis on presenting a broad and deep range of Italian wines such as Barolo from Bartolo Mascarello, Bruno Giacosa and Giacomo Conterno; Barbaresco from Marchese dei Gresy and Produttori del Barbaresco; Brunello from Biondi Santi; Amarone from Bertani and Montepulciano d’Abruzzo from Emidio Pepe. Ferraro’s has been recognized with Wine Spectator’s “Best of Award of Excellence” and the Wine Enthusiast award.

Reservations are required and space for this intimate event is limited. Tickets (tax and tip included) are $65 per person. To make reservations, call (702) 364-5300.

ABOUT FERRARO’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT & WINE BAR
As Las Vegas’ longest running, family-owned and operated restaurant offering authentic Italian cuisine in a fine-dining atmosphere, Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar has offered guests a five-star experience since 1985. Specializing in freshly made pastas and sauces, legendary osso buco, savory risottos, expertly prepared all-natural meats, Safe Harbor® seafood, as well as an extensive award-winning wine list, Ferraro’s is famous for its attention to detail, welcoming environment and passion for food that runs in the family. Owners Gino and Rosalba Ferraro, Chef Mimmo Ferraro and Special Events Director Teresa Ferraro-Marretti devote themselves to ensuring each guest has a memorable experience, whether for lunch, dinner, late-night or private parties and events. Open Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. Ferraro’s is located at 4480 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89169 (across the street from the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino). For reservations, call (702) 364-5300. For more information, find on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

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