Tristen Katcher, Chef de Cuisine, and his team at Homer St. Cafe and Bar has created a five-course family-style Italian dinner to pair with the wines of Jasci & Marchaseni. A highlight of the evening will be two vintage wines from the winemaker’s cellar.
First course/welcome canapés
chicken liver mousse, Morello cherry gelée, pickled mustard seeds, black pepper crostini
marinated beetroot, labneh, pistachio, radicchio
Cerasuolo d’Abruzzo DOC Rosé 2017
scallop crudo, extra virgin olive oil, crispy wild rice
Cropthrone Farms radish salad, buttermilk and black pepper dressing
Trebbiano d’Abruzzo DOC 2018
Pecorino Abruzzo Superiore DOC 2017
white wine braised rabbit legs, Dijon mustard, cipollini onions
wild mushroom gnocchi, Grana Padano
Rudhir Chardonnay Histonium IGT 2017
roasted Yarrow Meadows duck breast, Blue Hubbard squash purée, madeira jus
braised radicchio, orange segments, toasted walnuts
Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC 2018
Nerube Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC 2016
Blue d’Auvergne, apricot and fennel mostarda, lavash
chocolate and almond financier
Janù Montepulciano d’Abbruzzo DOC 2016
Menu and wines subject to change. Due to the nature of these events, we are unable to accommodate food allergies or special dietary requests for winery dinners.
Abruzzo Comes Alive is graciously co-hosted by the Consulate General of Italy.
Must be 19 or older (No Minors) to attend Vancouver International Wine Festival events. Two pieces of ID (one with photo and birthdate) are required. Infants and children are not permitted.