Tuscany Oak Brook Welcomes World Renowned Ruffino Wine Ambassador

Posted on February 28th, 2017

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Join Tuscany in Oak Brook for a very special night of incredible wine and fine Italian cuisine.

At 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 10, we will welcome world-renowned Wine Ambassador Beppe D’ Andrea from leading Tuscan winery Ruffino Italian Wines. Mr. D’ Andrea will introduce Tuscany diners to six hand-picked wines paired with a five-course menu designed by Executive Chef Fernando Garcia (See menu below.)

Mr. D’ Andrea joined Ruffino in 1987. After working for two years as a cellar master, he earned the AIS Professional Sommelier certification. In 1995, Mr. D’ Andrea was named Ruffino’s Global Brand Ambassador. Today he welcomes groups from all over to Ruffino’s estates in Tuscany and travels the world to “bring Ruffino wines and the Ruffino story to wine lovers around the world.”

We are honored to have Mr. D Andrea for this one-of-a-kind evening.  Reservations are required and cost per diner is $80 plus tax and gratuity. Make online reservations by clicking here or calling 630.990.1993.

Ruffino Wine Dinner Menu

Stuzzichini

Pairing — Prosecco

Antipasto

Gambero in Pancetta, Crema di Ceci  — Roasted Shrimp, Pancetta, creamy chickpeas
Pairing — Lumina pinot Grigio

Risotto

Risotto al Gorgonzola e Salsiccia Toscana  — Organic Carnaroli rice, Tuscan sausage, Gorgonzola Fondue
Pairing — Modus Super Tuscan

 Entrata

Tagliata di Bue, Fagioli, Cavolo Nero e Chianti  — Roasted Beef Sirloin, Cannellini Beans Uccelletto style, Tuscan Kale
Pairing — Ruffino Chianti Classico Riserva, Tan Label

Il Formaggio

Il Giovane e il Vecchio  — Young and old Tuscan Pecorino, Honey
Pairing — Ruffino Chianti Classico Riserva Gran Selezione, Gold Label

Dolce

Zuppa Inglese  — Puff pastry layers, pastry cream and a little liquid cherry fun
Pairing — Ruffino Moscato D’asti

Tuscany Oak Brook
1415 W. 22ND ST.
OAK BROOK,
630.990.1993
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