Antinori Wine Dinner at Varia Modern Trattoria & Wine Studio at The Main SOLD OUT!

Monday, August 13th 6pm SOLD OUT!
This amazing wine dinner will feature some wonderful selections form Marchesi Antinori, each paired perfectly with cuisine from some of the area’s top chefs. Special Guest Eric Saccomini, Brand Ambassador for Antinori will be the guest speaker for the evening.



Prosecco & Passed Plates


Chilled Kusshi Oyster, watermelon Campari granita, osetra caviar

First Course

Olive Oil Poached Dorade, Tuscan bean ragout, Chesapeake crab nage

Marchesi Antinori Guado al Tasso Vermentino DOC 2016 – Bolgheri, Italy

Chef Dan Elinan

Second Course

Little Gems, crisp pancetta, rock melon, grilled peaches, shaved pecorino, walnut butter vinaigrette

Marchesi Antinori Castello della Sala “Cervaro della Sala” Chardonnay IGT 2015 – Umbria, Italy

Chef Marco Canlas

Third Course:

Chianti Braised Duck Ragù, ricotta gnocchi, toasted pignolis, parmesan and ruby port wine cream

Marchesi Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG 2014 – Tuscany, Italy

Chef Lloyd Moonga

Fourth Course:

Veal and Porcini Polpetta, tomato conserva, summer truffle, sangiovese reduction

Marchesi Antinori “Tignanello” IGT 2015 – Tuscany, Italy

Chef Kyle Woodruff

Fifth Course:

Tenderloin of Masami Wagyu, smoked polenta cake, blistered cherry tomatoes, fennel, veal jus

Marchesi Antinori “Solaia” IGT 2014 – Tuscany, Italy

Chef Fabio Capparelli

Dessert Course:

Gorgonzola and Honey Roasted Pear, brown butter pastry, pistachio gelato

Marchesi Antinori Castello della Sala “Muffato della Sala” 2008 – Umbria, Italy

Chef Greg Barnhill


Varia Modern Trattoria is located at 100 East Main Street in Norfolk. It is on the 2nd floor of The Main.
Tickets $400 per person inclusive of tax and gratuity. $200 is the charitable portion of this ticket price.