Winter Red

Our authentic Italian restaurants invite you to take a break from the holiday hustle and bustle by indulging in a glass of Barbera d’Asti, Michele Chiarlo, 2010. This juicy, supple red wine is produced from 100% Barbera grapes, one ofItaly’s most widely planted varieties. Medium-bodied, perfectly balanced, and full of explosive berry flavors and gentle tannins, this vintage is perfect for unwinding after a long day of holiday shopping … [Read more...]

Mandrarossa Nero d’Avola – Fall in a Glass

This fall, our authentic Italian restaurants are proud to feature Mandrarossa Nero d’Avola on our wines by the glass list. This aromatic estate-bottled Italian red wine is crafted by one of Sicily’s most respected and progressive wine producers, Diego Planeta. Located in the historic town of Menfi in the southwest corner of Sicily, Mandrarossa is dedicated to using sustainable farming techniques to capture the flavors, essence and mystique … [Read more...]

Il Fornaio Offering Certified Organic Wine

Sustainable viniculture does more than produce delicious high-quality grapes - it creates a legacy of clean soil that ensures toxins stay out of the food chain. One of the newest wine-by-the-glass offerings at our Italian restaraurants is the Certified Organic 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon by Paul Dolan Vineyards. This CA winery is dedicated to sustainable organic and biodynamic farming methods and describes their 2010 Cabernet as "the unique … [Read more...]

Summertime and the Livin’ is…Orvieto

As summer comes to its peak, there is no better way to celebrate carefree hot summer days and warm nights than with refreshing libation. Our authentic Italian restaurants invite you to stay cool this summer with 2009 Orvieto, Viticoltori, one of our newly added vintage wines on the "wines by the glass" list. Orvieto is a dry, crisp yet gentle and fruity white wine with a long almond finish that is crafted in the town of the same name in the … [Read more...]