Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas to Host Gaja Wine Dinner

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas to Host Gaja Wine Dinner

Braised Beef Cheek

 Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas, specializing in small plates and world class wines, invites guests to enjoy its Gaja Wine Dinner at its location in the Clifton Commons on Wednesday, November 15 at 7:00pm. 

Chef de Cuisine Michel Desjardins has developed a five-course tasting menu expertly paired with wines from Gaja Winery, founded in 1959 by Giovanni Gaja, a local grape grower from the Piedmont region’s Langhe hillsSpecial guest Michele Zuckerman, Gaja ambassador, will provide tasting notes to guests during the dinner. 

The full menu includes:

  • Seared Scallops – Butternut squash purée, toasted coconut. Paired with a 2015 Gaja Ca’ Marcanda Vistamare.
  • Wild Boar Agnolotti – Ricotta, pecorino cheese. Paired with a 2013 Gaja Barbaresco DOP.
  • Braised Beef Cheek – Smashed fava bean. Paired with a 2013 Gaja DaGromis Barolo DOP.
  • Petit Filet – Mashed potatoes, roasted eggplant, Magari reduction. Paired a with 2015 Gaja Ca’ Marcanda Magari.
  • Cheese Plate– P’tit Basque, orange compote. Paired with a 2012 Gaja Pieve Santa Restituta Brunello.

Tickets for the Gaja Wine Dinner are $150 per person and can be purchased online by visiting http://spuntinowinebar.com/gaja-wine-dinner-clifton/



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