An Italian Wine Dinner

With Dalla Terra Imports
Thursday, August 8, 2019 • 6:30 pm

Our annual Italian dinner this August features a six- courses with 11 regional wines of Italy with importer Dalla Terra.

Dalla Terra (of the earth) is an Italian fine wine import company representing boutique and mid-size, family owned and operated wineries. Their focus is on quality wines of distinction, soul and tradition that reflect the unique character of Italy’s diverse regions. Dalla Terra’s comprehensive portfolio includes over 25 wineries and 75 indigenous varietals from some of the most prominent growing regions throughout Italy. Their wineries strive to maintain the winemaking traditions of their region in order to produce wines of the highest quality and the best value. The represent both ‘classic’ and ‘new generation’ winemakers in their portfolio. Regardless of the wine making technique, each style produce expressive wines of character and balance that reflect their place of origin.

In 1989 Brian Larky moved back to the U.S. after five years as winemaker at the prestigious Italian estate Ca’ del Bosco. Wanting to bring Italy’s finest wines to American tables at affordable prices, he founded Dalla Terra Winery Direct® in 1990.


A cold meat plate with Prosciutto de Parma ham, marinated olives & pickled vegetables.

Rosato “Scaia”, Tenuta Sant’Antonio, Veneto, Italy, 2017

Ohio Sweet Corn & Cheese Soufflé, Toasted Corn Nuts

Grobe Family sweet corn and a blend of Ubriaco and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, baked in a ramekin topped with toasted corn nuts.

Pinot Grigio “Porer”, Alois Lageder, Alto-Aldige, Italy, 2106
Soave “Classico”, Inama, Veneto/Soave, Italy, 2016

Maine Lobster Zucchini Blossom, Traditional Hollandaise Sauce

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

Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico Superiore Macrina, Garofoli, Marche, Italy, 2016

Roast Loin of Lamb, Toscana

Roasted loin of Breckenridge Farms lamb, heirloom tomato, filled with simmered white beans, bread crumbs, pancetta bacon and cipollini onions, with a rich tomato lamb glace de viande.

Brunello di Montalcino “White Label”, Casanova di Neri, Tuscany, Italy, 2013
Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Poliziano, Montepulciano, Tuscany, Italy, 2015
Bolgheri Superiore “Sor Ugo”, Aia Vecchia, Bolgheri, Tuscany, Italy, 2015

Braised Kobe Beef Short Rib Bourguignon

Braised Kobe beef short rib in its natural juices served over sautéed exotic kale blend Gorgonzola polenta, finished with a rich Amarone wine sauce.

Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso “Monti Garbi”, Tenuta Sant’Antonio, Veneto, Italy, 2015
Amarone della Valpolicella “Selezione Antonio Castagnedi”, Tenuta Sant’Antonio, Veneto, Italy, 2016

Ohio Peaches and Blackberries with Mascarpone Cheese

Ohio peaches marinated in Lambrusco, served over an almond cookie with Mascarpone cheese.

Lambrusco “Grasparossa di Castelvetro Amabile”, Cleto Chiarli, Milia-Romagna, Italy, NV

$130 per person Tax & Gratuity not included

Trip Advisor

Touché Weeklies…

Tiki Night Thursday

Featuring An Assortment of Hand-Crafted Tiki Drinks

Tiki cocktails are a ton of fun and just one part of the larger Tiki scene. It may be a little more underground than it was in its heyday of the 1940’s and 50’s, yet it’s still alive and well. What makes a great Tiki Cocktail? A few items: Rum and lots of It, Tropical Fruits & Juices, layers of flavor with spice notes.
Join us every Thursday at Touché for $8 Tiki Drinks

Martini Friday

Featuring an Assortment of Hand-Crafted Martinis

A well made Martini is the perfect start to a great weekend. Join us every Friday at Touché for a fine assortment of $8 Martinis.

Sangria Sundays

Refreshing Red, White or Rosé with fresh fruit $8

Featuring an assortment of Sangria made with your choice with Red, White or Rosé wine, fresh juice, mixed fruit and a few secret elixirs.

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.