Enjoy a spectacular four-course Italian meal created by Chef Alessandro Vianello of Pourhouse Restaurant, paired with wines from Avanzi, a family-run winery located by Lake Garda in Lombardy.
Basil, avocado, capers, lemon, lavache bread
Franciacorta Satèn Romantica 2016
Side stripe prawn raviolis
Cioppino broth, burnt fennel, colitura di alici
Dorobianco Garda 2017
Smoked local squash
Gorgonzola fonduta, almond, crispy polenta, bitter chocolate vinaigrette
Lugana Di Sirmione 2017
Superiore Riviera del Garda Classico 2015
80 day dry aged beef
Risotto with truffle, radicchio agro dolce, butter roasted mushrooms
Cabernet Sauvignon Bragagna 2014
Roasted hazelnut “Nutella”, mascarpone
Brunetto Di Montecorno Rebo 2015
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.
Viva Lombardy 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.