Voyage to Barolo and Barbaresco with the Wines of North Berkeley Imports
March 31, 2023 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pmSOLD OUT
This lot is a wine lover’s dream come true – an exclusive, multi-course dinner with rare Barolo and Barbaresco wines provided by an award-winning importer.
Joining in the party is Billy Weiss from North Berkeley Imports. For more than 40 years, North Berkeley Imports has partnered with top vine-growing families in Europe to bring the finest bottles to the United States, with a special focus on Barolo from Italy and Burgundy from France.
This sumptuous evening will take place at the beautiful home of Rahel Klapheke and Jim Sloan on Friday, March 31, 2023. Billy will provide the evening’s wines, brought directly from Piedmont, Italy for this special event.
North Berkeley Imports was named “Importer of the Year” in both 2019 and 2020 Wine & Spirits magazine. The company’s rare selections are available across the country, for both private collectors and trade customers. Billy and his wife Jean and their family are based in Memphis.
We have two incredibly talented chefs: Chef Marco Rossi, the renowned Italian chef who moved to Nashville to open Tartufo Ristorante. Chef Gabriella Grady will be joining Marco in the kitchen to create incredible pairings for the wines. Both chefs currently work together at Foresta in Abingdon, Virginia, a food town mecca named the best small-town food scene by USA Today for three years in a row.
Dinner wines will include recent releases and cellar selections from the following award-winning grower families:
Murgo Etna Brut
Diego Conterno Langhe Nascetta 2016
Piero Busso Langhe Sauvignon Arbe 2018
Piero Busso Barbaresco San Stunet 2016
Diego Conterno Barolo Ginestra 2016
Fratelli Alessandria Barolo Monvigliero 2010
Fratelli Alessandria Barolo Monvigliero 1995
Donated by North Berkeley Imports, Billy Weiss, Rahel Klapheke & Jim Sloan, Chef Marco Rossi, Chef Gabriella Grady