Meal with the Winemaker in Friuli Venezia Giulia

04/11/2016 Discover the local food and wine

If you feel like something more than a simple snack, 'A tavola con il vignaiolo' (Meal with the Winemaker) is what you're looking for: even the most demanding winelovers and gourmets will love it!
Local traditional food paired with great regional wines: these are the ingredients of the delicious Dinner with the Winemaker on Saturday 12 November, and Lunch with the Winemaker on Sunday 13 November hosted by restaurants, wineries and farm restaurants all around Friuli Venezia Giulia.
During the meal (reservation required), winemakers will talk about their wines, about the pairings with the food and will be happy to answer your questions.

Check out the menus of 'A tavola con il Vignaiolo' (pdf)



Dinner with the Winemaker – Saturday 12 November
Lunch with the Winemaker – Sunday 13 November

Where: Agriturismo Fam. Bertossi (located in the winery), Via Antonutti 38 – Faedis
Reservations: tel. +39 0432 728890 _

Dinner with the Winemaker – Saturday 12 November – 8.30 pm
Where: Osteria di Ramandolo, Via Ramandolo, 22 – Nimis
Reservations: tel. +39 0432 790009 _

  • Vine leaf rolls stuffed with homemade ragout and rice with lemon sauce and marinated celery julienne – Classic method spumante Blanc de Blancs Extra Dry
  • Chestnut tagliatelle with free-range goose ragout – Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso 2013
  • Juniper-flavoured deer stew with a side of fennel au gratin and pumpkin purée – Pignolo 2011
  • Surprise dessert
  • Mineral water

Price: € 35,00 per person, wines included

Dinner with the Winemaker – Saturday 12 November – 8.30 pm
Where: Loc. Casali Maione 8 – Camino al Tagliamento
Reservation required: tel. +39 0432 919106 _
With Trattoria Caffetaj in Belgrado di Varmo
  • Black crackers with celeriac sauce and trout caviar – Rivus Vino Spumante Extra Dry from Chardonnay and Pinot Nero grapes, Friulano 2014
  • Pumpkin flan with crispy bacon and balsamic vinegar – Merlot 2015, Chardonnay 2015
  • Crispy lasagne with chestnut sauce, radicchio and speck; mashed potatoes and mushrooms – Cabernet Franc 2015, Pinot Grigio 2015
  • Pork fillet with a side of roasted radicchio – Refosco d.p.r. 2014, Rosso Majon from Refosco d.p.r. 2012 grapes
  • Pumpkin and chocolate tart – Verduzzo Friulano 2015

Price: € 35,00 per person

Dinner with the Winemaker – Saturday 12 November
Where: Agriturismo Al Vecchio Gelso (located in the winery), Via Albana 44 – Prepotto
Reservations: tel. +39 0432 713234 _
  • Welcome aperitif in the winery – Rosé Evola Brut
  • Potato pie and 'cotechino' (pork) with a side of mashed lentils, grilled bread and smoked bacon – Friulano 2015
  • Mushroom thick soup – Malvasia 2015
  • Sausage and pumpkin lasagna – Sauvignon 2015
  • Salmì of wild boar with roast potatoes – Schioppettino di Prepotto 2012
  • Gubana cake with Slivoviz – Ribollicine 2015
  • Coffee, water


Dinner with the Winemaker 'Autumn flavours and art' – Saturday 12 November
Lunch with the Winemaker 'Autumn flavours and art' – Sunday 13 November

Where: San Michele del Carso – Gornji Vrh, 54
Reservations: tel. +39 349 7957889 _
With the restaurant Al Refolo in Monfalcone; live music
  • Soft polenta with sauteed mushrooms and hazelnuts – Bianco della Bora 2013 (Malvasia and Vitovska)
  • 'Strucolo in straza' (strudel wrapped in a cloth), sausages and pumpkin thick soup flavoured with smoked ricotta - Vitovska 2013
  • Guinea fowl rolls flavoured with ginger and citrus fruit and a side of turmeric and chia seeds-flavoured potatoes – Leonard Malvasia Riserva 2009 in Magnum bottle
  • Panna cotta with persimmon mousse – Cadenza d'Inganno Malvasia Passito Riserva 2011 in Magnum bottle

Price: € 35,00 per person

Dinner with the Winemaker – Saturday 12 November
Lunch with the Winemaker – Sunday 13 November

Where: Via Mernico, 2 – Dolegna del Collio
Reservations: tel. +39 0481 60452 _

Dinner with the Winemaker – Saturday 12 November
Where: Trattoria Al Ponte del Calvario, Groina Piedimonte, Via Vallone delle Acque 3
Reservations: tel. +39 0481 534428 _

Dinner with the Winemaker – Saturday 12 November
Where: Osteria Terra & Vini – Via XXIV Maggio, 34 – Brazzano di Cormòns
Reservation required: tel. +39 0481 60028 _
  • Pumpkin pie with Carnia ricotta sauce – Sauvignon 2015
  • Potato thick soup, broccoli and bacon by D'Osvaldo – Sauvignon 2015
  • Chestnut gnocchi on a bed of crispy 'frico' and homemade ragout - illivio 2014
  • 'Old style' goose leg with buckwheat polenta and pan-cooked Savoy cabbage – Refosco dal peduncolo rosso 2012
  • Apple pie with vanilla ice cream - Dolce 2011

Price: € 40,00 per person, wines included

regione Friuli-Venezia Giulia