Friday, March 4, 2016 | 6:30PM
$295 (Includes wine pairing and hospitality)
Limited to 16 guests
Emidio Pepe is one of Italy’s most unique, inventive and finest natural winemakers. Chiara De Iulis Pepe, his granddaughter, will be here to share a selection of special wines from their family’s estate in Abruzzo. Her grandfather reshaped Italian winemaking by creating exciting, dynamic and long-lived wines. All the while, Emidio has done so without the benefit of well-esteemed varieties, like Nebbiolo or Sangiovese. Instead, he has worked exclusively with the indigenous varietals of the region, Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, Trebbiano d’Abruzzo and Pecorino, almost singlehandedly bringing due respect to these under-appreciated grapes.
The Pepe estate is well-known for their deep cellar of estate wines. It includes over 350,000 bottles dating back to 1964, Emidio’s inaugural vintage. Chiara will be sure to show something older from this cellar, as well as more current releases that reflect her aunt and mother’s direction of the estate. Along with her ambition and charming personality, Chiara is a true ambassador of the wine world and has an incredible understanding of her family’s winery and estate.
We look forward to her sharing her knowledge, stories from the vineyard and of course some fabulous wines. Paired alongside these wines will be a traditional Abruzzo menu in the classic Vetri Cucina fashion. We hope you will be able to join us and experience these treasures of Italian winemaking!
Friday, February 17, 2023 | 6:30PM
$485 Inlcudes Piedmont menu, Barolo back vintage wine pairing, and gratuity
Limited to 18 guests
We are excited to welcome back Lorenzo Scavino, owner and winemaker of Azelia Wines! This time around, we are highlighting a lineup of back vintage wine, featuring a decade of Barolo. These bottles were imported directly from the Azelia wine cellar – located in the commune of Castiglione Falletto and have been resting in the Vetri Cucina cellar for the last 6 months, getting ready for their big debut. A regionally inspired Piedmontese menu will be served to complement these beautiful, rare wines. Featured Bottles Include: Barolo Classico 2010 Magnum Barolo Margheria 2006 Barolo San Rocco 2005 Double Magnum Barolo Bricco Fiasco 2004 Double Magnum Barolo Riserva Bricco Voghera 2000 Double Magnum + some fresh vintages of Dolcetto & Barbera *COMMUNAL SEATING *ALLERGIES AND DIETARY RESTRICTIONS CANNOT BE ACCOMMODATEDRead More
Monday, February 20, 2023 | 6:30PM
$375 Ticket price includes wine, gratuity and a signed copy of Mastering Pasta
Limited to 10 guests
Join Marc Vetri for an intimate evening at the communal chef's counter in our upstairs private dining room, where he'll showcase all the techniques used to create the from-scratch pastas featured in his cookbooks Il Viaggio di Vetri, Rustic Italian Food, and of course - Mastering Pasta! The demonstration will include a multi-course pasta meal and house wine. *Gluten and/or dairy restrictions cannot be accommodated for this event. *Tickets are non-refundable. *Class will be in session rain, snow, or shineRead More