Ferraro’s Goes Organic with September’s “Taste & Learn,” Superior Wines from Italy’s Central Coast




Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar will partner with Umani Ronchi Winery for its next Taste & Learn event bringing award-winning, high-quality Italian wines to Las Vegas on Thursday, Sept. 20, at 6 p.m.

Owner Gino Ferraro invites guests to experience some of Italy’s best wines from vineyards with more than a half-century of cultivation, located in the heart of Verdicchio Classico country. Each of Umani Ronchi’s vineyards is farmed organically, a practice pursued by the vintners for technological rather than ideological reasons. Organic farming demands  balance in nature and a range of crops, trees and herbs to create a biodiverse environment, which ensures the vines produce the best fruit and, consequently, superior wines.

Throughout the evening, guests will be taken on a journey sampling exclusive organic wines from Le Marche and Abruzzo regions of Italy, accompanied by perfectly paired small plates prepared by Executive Chef Francesco DiCaudo.

The night will start with a 100-percent Verdicchio white wine from Le Marche, located near the Apennine Mountains and Adriatic Sea, complemented with Crescia Sfogliata – a flaky, slightly addictive stuffed flatbread. 

Guests will also enjoy a historical taste of Conero Riserva DOCG, featuring a carefully curated selection of Montepulciano grapes, with Chef Francesco’s Vincigrassi – Ancona City lasagna.

The featured menu for the entire evening follows:

Verdicchio, Castello dei Jesi, Vecchie Vigne, 2014
Crescia Sfoglia
Stuffed flatbread

Verdicchio, Castello dei Jesi, Plenio, 2012
Scallop carpaccio, passion fruit, fennel

Conero Riserva DOCG, Cùmaro, 2012
Ancona City lasagna

Marche Rosso IGT, Pelago, 2011
Coniglio in Porchetta
Roasted, deboned rabbit

Tickets are $65 per person inclusive and the event sells out each month as space is limited. Make reservations for Taste & Learn by phone at (702) 364-5300.

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. The Ferraro family members devote themselves to ensuring each guest has a memorable experience, whether for lunch, dinner, late-night or private parties and events. Named best Italian restaurant by 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 & Casino Las Vegas). For reservations, call (702) 364-5300. For more information, find on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

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Ferraro's Goes Organic with September's "Taste & Learn," Superior Wines from Italy's Central Coast
Ferraro's Goes Organic with September's "Taste & Learn," Superior Wines from Italy's Central Coast