Italian Wine Dinner

Viase Wines with Rudy Bastille
Thursday, August 9, 2018 • 6:30 pm

Vias Imports Ltd. is an importer, distributor, and above all, a company dedicated to expressing the history, sense of place, and devotion to craft of all our producers through the art of wine. Vias strives to provide our clients with access to the most comprehensive wine portfolio possible, by offering fine wines that embody the distinct terroir and character of each wine region we represent. What sets us apart from others is our commitment to providing a vast array of indigenous varietals found in their respective growing regions.

From the beginning, Vias has fostered a culture of education in order to ensure that every employee has a thorough understanding of the estates and regions they represent. This commitment to wine education has become a pillar of Vias’ company philosophy and a thread that runs through every element of our work. Our portfolio is a labor of love. It contains a careful selection of Italian producers that reflects the vast diversity of Italy’s regions and the native varietals that call them home. With over 200 wines featuring indigenous Italian varietals in our portfolio, we explore the diversity this peninsula has to offer at the highest quality level by going beyond the standard Italian offerings of an American importer; and crafting relationships with producers of different sizes who actively preserve their local winemaking traditions.

Cream of Ohio Corn Cappuccino, Roasted Red Pepper Espuma

An amuse bouche of purée of Ohio corn soup, topped with a red pepper foam.

Rosato “Irpinia”, Terredora di Paolo Rosaenovae, Campania, Italy, 2016

Maple Brook Farm Burrata, Summer Cherry Heirloom Tomatoes and Gulf Shrimp

Summer field greens mixed with cherry heirloom tomatoes tossed with avocado and Gulf of Mexico sweet baby shrimp basil vinaigrette dressing, topped with Vermont Burrata.

Sauvignon Blanc, Tenuta San Leonardo, Alto Adige, Italy, 2016
Greco Di Tufo, Terredora DiPaolo, Campania, Italy, 2016

Maine Lobster Zucchini Blossom, Traditional Hollandaise Sauce

Sautéed Erie County zucchini blossom filled with a Maine Lobster stuffing topped with hollandaise sauce.

Gavi di Gavi “La Meirana”, Broglia, Gavi·Veneto, Italy, 2016

Potato Gnocchi & Roasted Red Tomatoes, Rabbit Confit, Glace de Viande

Sautéed potato gnocchi mixed with roasted red tomatoes, petit shiitake mushrooms and fine herbs finished with rabbit confit and tossed with a rabbit glace de viande.

Cataldi Montepulciano d’Abruzzo “Malandrino”, Luigi Cataldi, Tuscany, Italy, 2015
Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano Reserva, Fatorria del Cerro, Tuscany, Italy, 2015

Roasted Australian Lamb Shanks, Sauce au Naturel

Roasted lamb shanks in its natural juices with braised cannellini beans and a mirepoix of root vegetables.

Brunello di Montalcino, Camigliano, Tuscany, Italy, 2012
Vigneti Delle Dolomiti IGT, Tenuta San Leonardo, Trentino, Italy, 2011
Sagrantino di Montefalco, Colpetrone, Tuscany, 2010

Ohio Peaches François, Madagascar French Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Marinated Ohio peaches with Sauvignon Blanc, served over an almond cookie with French vanilla bean ice cream.

$115 per person – Tax & Gratuity not included


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Touché Weeklies…

Thirsty Thursdays

Our Thirsty Thursday features Mojitos, Margaritas and other cocktails made from freshly-squeezed lemons & limes and imported beer specials.

Martini Fridays

Our Martini Fridays feature a fine selection of martini’s that best exemplify the summer season. Please join us as we salute the end of the week and the start of the weekend.

Saturdays Rum Cocktails

Each Saturday we will feature a variety of rum drinks and fine sipping rum.

Chez Cigar Club

Dear Cigar Club Member,

Our annual “Smoker” will take place Monday, May 20, 2019. Please contact us if you are interested in joining. This is always a great excuse to get together with friends or business acquaintances to smoke great cigars, sip fine whiskey, dine on delicious cuisine, and discuss the upcoming sports year in Ohio.

This is a private party for Chez Cigar Club members only. If you are interested in attending this event, or becoming a member, please call us at 440-967-0630.