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Events / Festivals La Vendemmia
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Location:
Preston Street
Phone #: 613.715.9399
Website: www.prestonstreet.com
Date: September 22 to Sunday September 25th

In Italian tradition, harvest time is when Farmers gather together to celebrate the earth's bounty, catch up with their neighbors, and offer their produce. It is a time of merriment, celebrating the end of the intense work involved in planting, growing, and harvesting. Wine -- being such an integral part of any gathering of friends -- has its own celebratory harvest tradition. Fresh off the vine grapes are poured into huge vats, and crushed in the first stage of this centuries old art form.

Since 1997, La Vendemmia has been Ottawa 's Celebration of Italian Wine & Food held in the heart of Little Italy, Preston Street. La Vendemmia is a series of Italian wine and food seminars, dinners, cooking demos, wine tastings and a charity grape stomp.

Mark your calendars September 14-20, 2009 for the 13th year of La Vendemmia, highlights include:

Monday, September 14, 2009

Preston Street Restaurants - Feature Menu
6:30 pm— 9:30 pm @ Divino Wine Studio

Antipasti Italiani: Hands-on Cooking Class and Wine Dinner
6:30 pm Start @ Atelier Restaurant

Italian Bubbles Wine Dinner:
12-Course Tasting Menu

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Preston Street Restaurants- Feature Menu
6:30 pm @ Pub Italia

Beer Dinner
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm @ DiVino Wine Studio
Italy vs. Niagara Wine Tasting

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Preston Street Restaurants- Feature Menu
5:30 pm — 10:00 pm

Preston Street Moveable Feast
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm @ Divino Wine Studio

Le Strade del Vino
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm @ Trattoria Caffe Italia

Monster Wine Night:
Wine Tasting (SOLD OUT!)

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Preston Street Restaurants- Feature Menu
6:30 pm — 9:30 pm @ Divino Wine Studio

'Do as the Romans Do"
Wine and Cuisine of Rome and the Surrounding Regions:
Featuring Guest Chef Mario Pingue of Niagara Specialties
6:30 pm Start @ La Roma

Wine Dinner with Rob Elvy

Friday, September 18, 2009

Preston Street Restaurants- Feature Menu
6:00 pm — 8:00 pm @ Casa Nicastro Specialty Food Shop

Wine & Cheese at Casa Nicastro

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Preston Street Restaurants
Feature Menu
9:00 am @ Preston Street

Walking Tour of Little Italy
10:30 am — 12:30 pm @ DiVino Wine Studio

Tomato, Tomato, Tomatoes:
Cooking Class & Lunch with Wine
10:30 am — 12:30 pm @ DiVino Wine Studio

Amore a Prima Vista:
Italian Language Class

Sunday, September 20, 2009
11:00 am — 2:00 pm @ The Adult High School Parking Lot

Charity Grape Stomp
2:30 pm — 5:00 pm @ Sala San Marco

Taste Little Italy Wine & Food Show
@ Divino Wine Studio
Olive Oil and Balsamic Showcase

 

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