951 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660
OnTuesday, March 3rd,one of the biggest names inItalian winemaking,Gaia Gaja,will host an intimateThree-Course Luncheon & Wine Pairingeventat Fashion Island’s California-inspired Italian restaurant and wine shop,CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach. Wine enthusiasts have arare opportunity to meetone of Italy’s star producersand sample varietals from the famed family-run estates ofGAJAin Piedmont andCa’Marcandain Tuscany.GAJA is widely credited with revolutionizing the Italian wine industry andfifth generation vintner Gaia is eager to share anecdotes about her family’s rich winemaking heritage at the exclusive luncheon.
Upon arrival for the special event, guests will be treated to a glass ofBrutProsecco Superiore NVandLobster Pittule Canapebefore taking their seats on the outside garden patio to enjoy an artfully prepared menu byChef Brent Omeste; the dishes are carefully paired with the2012 Vistamare Ca’Marcanda,2011 Sito Moresco Langheand2011 Barbaresco DOCG,the flagship wine that has been produced since GAJA’s founding in 1859. Throughout the meal Gaia will discuss details and tasting notes of the selected wine pairings – an assortment of which will be available for purchase afterwards in CUCINA’s towering wine shop. For any collector considering Italian wines, Gaja is at the top of the list!
Visit the Urban Kitchen Group website and purchase your ticket here!