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As we tour the wine regions of Italy, we’re enjoying not only exquisite wines but indulging in traditional multi-course dinners reflecting each region’s classic dishes which pair beautifully with wine varietal expressions from the same region. While wine may be considered a ‘cocktail’ in the USA, in Italy its sole purpose is complementing food.  And OH how we love how it does that!
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JOIN US FOR OUR 22nd
“TOUR OF ITALY” WINE DINNER.

HEADING SOUTH
TO THE HEEL

THE GATHERING
Wednesday, June 20
6:30 pm
$75 per person

We’re going way south to the heel tip, about a 13 minute drive from the sea.
The region of PUGLIA is named for the Italian expression “a pluvia” meaning “lack of rain”.
It is also known as APULIA, which is simply its Latin name.

Maurizio’s culinary genius will be showcased with an indulgent five-course dinner,
paired with delizioso boutique Pugliese wines.
Indulgence!  It’s how we roll.

Dario Soldan will introduce us to the five unique wines.
He’s Italian born, from the Veneto region.
(Where is the vowel at the end of his name?)
He’s also an Italian wine specialist and Proprietor of Classico Fine Wines.

It’s always a celebration of Italian food and wine at GRAZIE!


MENU and WINE SELECTIONS

Course 1
Parsleyed Potato Croquettes
Paired with:  Pietra Rosato 2017
100% Negroamaro

Course 2
Watermelon, Red Onion, Celery and Salty Ricotta Salad
Paired with:  Pietra Salice Salentino
80% Negroamaro and 20% Malvasia Negra

Course 3
Orecchiette, Ear-shaped Pasta Broccoli and Sausage
Their name comes from their shape, which resembles a small ear.
Paired with:  Poggio Basso Primitivo del Salento 2016
100% Primitivo

Course 4
Breast of Chicken in a Sangiovese Reduction and Mushroom Sauce
Accompanied by Potato Casserole.
Paired with:  Koine Primitivo Di Manduria 2015 DOC
100% Primitivo

Course 5
Sacher Torte
A famous chocolate and apricot preserve cake created by Franz Sacher in 1832 for Prince Wenzel von Metternich in Vienna, Austria.  It became popular in Italy after a Nanni Moratti movie, Banca.  December 5 is National Sacher Torte Day.
Paired with:  Pietra 2015
60% Primitivo and 40% Susumaniello


Let’s party!

$75 per person
Please call to make a reservation  or if you have questions.
(480) 663-9797
or RSVP events@grazie.us.

We can’t wait to see you!  Until then … If you can’t be with the wine you love, Honey … Love the wine you’re with!

 

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GRAZIE!
SERIOUSLY GOOD ITALIAN

6952 E. Main St., Old Town Scottsdale
(480) 663-9797
www.grazie.us

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