Saturday, March 7, 2009

Wine Tasting with Giuseppe Vajra of G.D. Vajra ~ Barolo

photo of Giuseppe Vajra courtesy of David McDuff
McDuff's Food & Wine Trail
http://mcduffwine.blogspot.com


Date:
Thursday, March 12, 2009
Time:
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:
Elvino Wines
Street:
1142 Abbot Kinney Blvd
City/Town:
Venice, CA


Phone:
3103969705

Description

Next Thursday, March 12th, Elvino Wines in Venice, CA will have the pleasure of welcoming Giuseppe Vajra, scion of the famous G.D. Vajra winery of Piemonte, Italy,
into Elvino.

Giuseppe will be pouring a special tasting of G.D. Vajra wines alongside me, your good friend, importer and sommelier Justin Gallen of Rinascimento Wine Company.

Join us for this special event, Thursday, March 12th, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

We will taste the five wines below with fresh baked bread provided by Three Square Café & Bakery and cheeses from Market Gourmet.

$20.00 per person (an incredible value!)

2007 Langhe Bianco DOC (Riesling) $45.00 (Retail)
2007 Dolcetto D’Alba DOC $23.00 (Retail)
2006 Barbera D’Alba DOC $30.00 (Retail)
2005 Langhe Kyè DOC (Freisa) $45.00 (Retail)
2004 Barolo, Brico delle Viole DOCG $75.00 (Retail)


“I try to make wines that give people joy. In the past wine was a food, it was necessary for sustenance. Today that is not the case; we choose to drink for pleasure. I want to make wines that bring people happiness.” ~ Aldo Vajra

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