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THE WINEMAKER OF THE YEAR IS....

NICK FERRANTE

 

 

 

A HUGE congratulations to our very own Nick Ferrante on being Welcomed into the Ohio Wine Hall of Fame & Being Named Winemaker of the Year!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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It's all about the ICE WINE!!!!

March is a month dedicated to Ice Wine!!!  The first three Saturdays in the month of March feature the Grand River Valley’s finest Ice Wines during the Grand River Valley's 13th Annual Ice Wine Festival. 

TASTING ROOM MENU AVAILABLE

Wednesday & Thursday

Enjoy our Tasting Room Menu on Wednesday & Thursdays March & April from 12-4pm! 

Menu Includes:

Appetizers

Pizzas

Salads

 

BE SURE TO STAY FOR DINNER! 

Dinner Served from 4-8pm both Wednesday & Thursday

HAPPY HOUR APPETIZERS!!!

EVERY WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY

4-7pm
 

Grand River Valley's Ice Wine Festival

Saturdays March 5th, 12th & 19th

noon-5pm

Join Ferrante Winery, Debonné Vineyards, Grand River Cellars, Laurello Vineyards & St. Joseph Vineyards for Ohio's 13th Annual Ice Wine Festival, a progressive tasting of the ice wine produced in the Grand River Valley.

Each winery will provide a sample of their ice wines along with a complimentary appetizer. Enjoy a featured event at each establishment.  See events & appetizers below...

Ferrante's will be featuring their...

Grand River Valley Riesling

Grand River Valley Vidal Blanc Ice Wine & Our Ice Wine Risotto.

& for an additional $4.00 sample Ferrante's  NEWEST ICE WINE..Grand River Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Ice Wine & a Italian Biscotti Cookie!!!

 

Be sure to take a photo in our LIFE SIZE ICE WINE BOTTLE!!!

 

 

HUGE SAVINGS!!!! MARCH ICE WINE SAVINGS!!!  Enjoy our Newest Ice Wine Cabernet Sauvignon Ice Wine & chill bag for only $44.99!

*Price does not include tax, available for take home wine sales only. Offered March 5th-March 20th.

      

 

Appetizer Menu & Events include:

DEBONNE VINEYARDS
  • APPETIZER:  Crostini topped with White Cheddar & Olive Tapenade
  • Sled Dog Demonstration all day
  • Live music Friday night and Saturday afternoon.
  • Winter Glow Progressive Dinner – each Friday evening.  Call 440-466-3485 or www.debonne.com for more information.

GRAND RIVER CELLARS WINERY & RESTAURANT
  • APPETIZER: Riesling & Brie Fondue
  • Featuring Ice Carving at 12 p.m
  • Delightful Soy Candles featuring Ice Wine Candles
  • Ice Wine jelly samples and sales by Gathering Place;
  • Ice Wine Marshmallow Roast All Day (small additional fee)
  • Winter Glow Progressive Dinner – each Friday evening.  Call 440-298-9838 or www.grandrivercellars.com for menu or more information on the dinner.
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LAURELLO VINEYARDS
  • APPETIZER:  Parmesan thyme shortbread with a savoy cheese topping.
  • Featuring Beach Glass Jewelry by Rita Burns.
  • Art show by Carolyn Mandato featuring European scenes.
ST. JOSEPH VINEYARDS
 
  • APPETIZER:  Black Walnut Cake with maple cream
  • Art Show
  • Krzys Family Maple Syrup Demonstration

ICE WINE DINING EXPERIENCE

FIRST COURSE

(Please select one)

SOUP DU JOUR

Roasted Potato Corn Chowder

Wine paired: American Riesling

INSALATA

Cantaloupe & Prosciutto, Baby Greens, Ice Wine Dressing.

Wine Paired: Grand River Valley Vidal Blanc

 

ITALIAN MUSHROOMS

Mushroom Caps Stuffed With Italian Sausage,

Spinach, & A Trio Of Cheeses.

Wine Paired: Grand River Valley Gruner Veltliner

 

SECONDI

(Please select one)

PORK MEDALLIONS with CORN CRUSTED ONION RINGS

A Pair Of Center-Cut Bacon Wrapped Pork Medallions

Topped With A Fire & Ice Wine Glacé. 

Served With A Roasted Corn, Poblano Pepper Cous Cous.

Wine Paired: Cranberry Blanc

 

POLLO alla SPINACI con MUSHROOMS

Tender Chicken Breast Pan-Seared Then Topped With Roasted Mushrooms, Balsamic Fig Glaze,

Spinach Leaves & Garlic Mashed Potatoes.

Wine Paired: Grand River Valley Riesling

 

LANGOSTINOS alla ARRABIATA

Langostinos Tossed With Garlic, Red Pepper Flakes, Olive Oil, Grape Tomatoes, & Basil Leaves Nestled On Angel Hair Pasta.

Wine Paired: Grand River Valley Pinot Grigio

 

BEEF alla WELLINGTON

Center-cut 5oz. seasoned Filet Mignon topped with a mushroom duxelle then wrapped in puff pastry and oven-baked to a medium rare to medium temperature.  Served with a medley of roasted red-skinned potatoes, green beans & onions.  

Wine Paired: Grand River Valley Cabernet Franc

 

SALMONÉ alla LAMPONI

 Fresh Salmon filet oven-roasted topped with sautéed bell peppers & crabmeat.  Drizzled with our Raspberry wine glace. 

Served with penne pasta alfredo.

Wine Paired: Raspberry Blanc

 

DOLCE

CHOCOLATE BEIGNET

Flaky, Pastry Dough Stuffed With Ghirardelli Chocolate. Topped With A Dark Cherry Glaze & Ice Wine Whipped Cream.

$34.99 plus tax & gratuity

*All wine served 4oz. with first & second courses. 

Please No Substitutions, Thank you!

Available during dinner hours. 

March 4th, 5th, 6th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 18th, 19th & 20th

FERRANTE’S ICE WINE RISOTTO

 

INGREDIENTS

2 cups white rice

4 cups water

2 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 green bell pepper diced

1 red bell pepper, diced

3 shallots minced

¾  cup BBQ sauce

¼ cup brown sugar

½ cup mango juice

1 cup crushed mandarin oranges (drained)

2 tablespoons chili powder

2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes

3oz.  Ferrante’s Vidal Blanc Ice Wine


 

DIRECTIONS

Place rice, water, & butter in a medium saucepan.  Stir the rice and bring to a boil.  Cover, reduce the heat and cook for 15 minutes, on low heat.  Set aside. 

 

 In a sauté pan add oil, green & red bell peppers, shallots, cook for 6-8 minutes on medium low heat. Mix with rice and set aside.

 

In a large sauté pan add BBQ sauce, brown sugar, mango juice, mandarin oranges, chili powder,  crushed red pepper flakes & Ferrante’s Vidal Blanc Ice Wine.   Bring to a boil, reduce heat, simmer 5 minutes.

 

Add rice and vegetable mixture and stir.  Heat together until hot.  Serve.

Serve with cooked chicken, shrimp, or fish.  Enjoy with a glass of Ferrante’s Vidal Blanc Ice Wine!

A HUGE congratulations to our very own Nick Ferrante on being Welcomed into the Ohio Wine Hall of Fame & Being Named Winemaker of the Year!!!

 

 

Dublin Ohio-Nicholas Ferrante, Ferrante Winery & Ristorante was inducted into the Ohio Wine Hall of Fame on February 15th 2016 at the Ohio Grape and Wine Conference annual banquet.  Nicholas was also named, Winemaker of the Year.  Both awards are cherished among the wine community and given to those individuals that withhold the characteristics that make up a true leader. 

“I feel truly privileged & humbled to have been inducted into the Ohio Wine Hall of Fame & selected as the Winemaker of the Year.   The wine industry is becoming more innovative and it’s truly an honor to be recognized for my years of dedication and passion for what I do,” Nicholas Ferrante. 

The Ohio Wine Hall of Fame was established in 2001 by the Ohio Wine Producers Association to acknowledge the talented wine makers that make up the Ohio wine industry. 

“Our purpose is to recognize the outstanding contributions of individuals to the wine industry in Ohio, to gain recognition for the excellence in our industry and to encourage future leaders, stated Ohio Wine Producers.”

Nicholas Ferrante is a third generation winemaker at his family’s winery in Harpersfield Township, Ohio.  Specializing in cool climate viticulture, which includes growing grapes and producing wine from Chardonnay, Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Gruner Veltliner, Vidal Blanc, Pinot Gris, Cabernet Franc and Pinot Noir.

Nicholas has served the Ohio Grape Industries Program as a committee member from 1999 to 2007. Nick is a professional member of the American Society of Viticulture and Enology & a member of Wine America. Currently, Nicholas is also chairman of the Wine Growers of the Grand River Valley
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Ohio Wines VIP (Visitor's Incentive Program)

Ohio Wines VIP wants to reward you for visiting Ohio's nearly 200 wineries.  For each participating winery you visit during a 12 month period, you will collect a ticket and receive the following points for each individual visit to that particular winery throughout the year: You may only enter one ticket code per individual winery per day.

It's free and as easy as 1...2...3!

Simply follow the steps below and begin harvesting the rewards!

1.) Register online and receive your free gift for becoming an Ohio Wines VIP

2.) Visit one of Ohio's 200 wineries and begin collecting VIP reward ticket codes

3.) Enter your ticket codes and begin redeeming your points for rewards

Become an Ohio Wines VIP today!

www.ohiowinesvip.com

Special Event Information

Looking For The Perfect Place To Host Your Special Event? 

Ferrante Winery & Ristorante Is The Place For You!

We Specialize in Birthday Parties, Bridal/Baby Showers, Retirement Parties, Rehearsal Dinners, or just the perfect setting for your family get-together!    Contact Jan our Event Coordinator to book your special event today! 

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Invitations to Private Events

10% off Gift Shop Items

$5 off $25 or more

*Discounts applied to food only, excludes wine.

http://ferrantewinery.com/wineclub.htm

March Entertainment

Friday March 4th: Face Value Duo

Saturday March 5th: 2 Dimenzional

Friday March 11th: Larry Smith

Saturday March 12th: Tom Todd

Friday March 18th: 2 Dimenzional

Saturday March 19th: Uncharted Course

Friday March 25th: Stan Miller

Saturday March 26th: Chad Hoffman

 

 Friday & Saturday Entertainment from 6:00 - 9:30pm.

 

Visit our Website at http://ferrantewinery.com/event.htm for a full listing of our Entertainment Schedules.

March Hours

Wine Sales:
Monday & Tuesday: 10-5pm
Wednesday & Thursday: 10-8pm
Friday & Saturday: 10-10pm
Sunday: 1-6pm

Restaurant:
Wedneday & Thursday: 4-8pm
Friday & Saturday: Noon-10pm
Sunday: 1-6pm

Don't Forgot To Look For Your Favorite Ferrante Wines At Your Local Grocery Store!!!

5585 N. River Rd. W.

Harpersfield Township Geneva, Oh 44041

440-466-8466

www.FerranteWinery.com