For all the wine enthusiast who want to learn more about wine and the proper way to pair wines with foods, Stanza Italian Bistro & Wine Bar is offering “Flight & Bite” the first Wednesday of every month from 5 – 7 p.m. in Stanza’s sophisticated lounge.
Wine educator and sommelier Jimmy Santangelo hand selects two wines every month and educates diners about the each. Cost is $14 and includes two 2-1/2 oz. splashes of wine and two “bites” of Stanza’s Italian Bistro cuisine that have been carefully paired with the flavor profile of each wine selection.
Wednesday, Nov. 2: The hills of Piedmont $14 ($10.75 wine and $3.25 bites). Explore the varietals of Piedmont with a California version of the white wine Arneis from the hills of the Santa Ynez Valley and classic Barbera tucked in the hillside of Asti in Piedmont.
· Palmina Arneis ‘the little rascal’, Santa Ynez Valley 2015
· Vietti Barbera d’Asti ‘tre vigne’, Piedmont DOCG 2014
Wednesday, Dec. 7: Not your Mama’s Prosecco $16 ($13 wine and $3 bites) Celebrate this holiday season with a series of sparkling wines as we dive deep into the nooks and crannies of Prosecco and taste the best sparkling wine of the area.
· Borgo Molino Millesimato Brut, Valdobbiadene DOCG
· Villa Sandi ‘Rivetta Cartizze DOCG
Space is limited and reservations are highly recommended.