Antinori Wine Dinner at Varia Modern Trattoria & Wine Studio at The MainMonday, August 13th 6pm 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
Olive Oil Poached Dorade, Tuscan bean ragout, Chesapeake crab nage
Marchesi Antinori Guado al Tasso Vermentino DOC 2016 – Bolgheri, Italy
Chef Dan Elinan
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
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
Veal and Porcini Polpetta, tomato conserva, summer truffle, sangiovese reduction
Marchesi Antinori “Tignanello” IGT 2015 – Tuscany, Italy
Chef Kyle Woodruff
Tenderloin of Masami Wagyu, smoked polenta cake, blistered cherry tomatoes, fennel, veal jus
Marchesi Antinori “Solaia” IGT 2014 – Tuscany, Italy
Chef Fabio Capparelli
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.
All proceeds benefit breast cancer research at Eastern Virginia Medical School.Friday, August 17th 6pm – 10pm at “The View” on Rudee Inlet This rockin’ boot-scootin’ party kicks-off our LEGENDARY Wine, Women & Fishing Weekend! We honor special guest Jane Gardner. Come savor spectacular wines from some of our favorite female vintners, enjoy an amazing dinner prepared by the multi-talented Bill Dixon, dance the night away to the country western tunes from Garyoke Times DJ and wear your best boots and complete in the Best Boot Contest!
Sponsored by Earlene Coyner and Portsmouth Trailer SupplyTickets: $99 Sunday, September 23rd 4pm – 8pm SOLD OUT
Enjoy an unforgettable afternoon at the beautiful estate of Perry and Kevin DiBona with fantastic wines and open bar, delicious cuisine by Cuisine & Company and live music from Dog Jaw! 1101 Cedar Point Drive, Virginia Beach Parking is limited – please arrange for a driver. A shuttle will continuously run from the Princess Anne Country Club parking lot.