Tuscany Wheeling Welcomes Rodney Strong Vineyards

Posted on March 13th, 2017

Tuscany Wheeling wine tasting rodney strong

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

At 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 31, we will welcome Jim Donato of Rodney Strong Vineyards. Mr. Donato introduce Tuscany diners to four hand-picked wines paired with a four-course menu designed by Executive Chef Bolla Loza  (See menu below.)

Rodney Strong Vineyards is a family owned company that farms 14 estate vineyards and crafts wines from Sonoma County’s finest appellations – Alexander Valley, Russian River Valley, Chalk Hill, Knights Valley, Dry Creek Valley, and Sonoma Coast. The winery was founded in 1959 by Sonoma County wine pioneer Rodney D. Strong as the 13th bonded winery in the county.

It was purchased by the Klein family, a third generation California farming family, in 1989. Rodney Strong Vineyards aspires to conserve and protect the environment in all its operations through sustainable practices, solar power, and fish friendly farming.

We are thrilled to have Mr. Donato for this one-of-a-kind evening.  Reservations are required and cost per diner is $70 plus tax and gratuity. Make online reservations by clicking here or calling 847.465.9988.


Chef’s selected passed hors d’ouvres

— Paired with Maschio Prosecco


Tartara di Tonno — Ahi Tuna tartar, avocado, green onions, lemon juice, Italian parsley, evoo with fried capers

— Paired with 2015 Rodney Strong Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma County

Il Primo

Risotto alla Parmigiana con Quaglia — Acquerello rice, parmigiano  cheese, and quail

— Paired with 2014 Rodney Strong Pinot Noir, Russian River

Il Secondo

Rotolino di Manzo — Beef braciole, prosciutto, fontina, mushrooms, Taggiasche olive, onions, touch of tomato, creamy organic polenta

— Paired with 2014 Rodney Strong Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County

Il Dolce

Millefoglie — Thousands layers puff pastry, Pastry cream, Fresh  berries, drizzled with homemade creamy Limoncello

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