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BEHIND-THE-SCENES with CHEF STUART LANE

Saturday lunch with Francesca Vajra

Saturday, September 24

Lunch begins at noon {Limited seating}

$40 per person + tax and gratuity

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We are delighted to welcome the daughter of Aldo Vajra, who established G.D. Vajra winery in 1972, for a winemaker lunch at Spinasse.

Francesca will be making her annual pilgrimage to Seattle sharing her delicious wines from Piedmont and we’ll be pouring some of our favorites.

Chef Stuart will craft 3 courses to accompany the wines: a Chicory salad with Barolo vinegar and hazelnuts, Gnocchi with porcini and Milk-braised pork.

 PLEASE CALL FOR A RESERVATION (206) 251-7673

YOLO-Culinary Trip to Piedmont with Jason

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Taste Italy this fall with a once-in-a-lifetime epicurean journey to Italy.  If you’ve never traveled to Piedmont, or even if you have visited before, you’ll definitely want to make plans to join this unique trip October 18-26, 2014.  Limited to 12 guests, this exclusive 9-night trip will include visits to Barbaresco and Barolo wineries, truffle hunting, dining at two of the “Top 100 Best Restaurants in the World”, and will finish with attendance to the Salone del Gusto (“the mother of all food shows”) in Torino.

Itinerary:
9-Nights – All First-Class Hotels
Relais San Maurizio • Hotel Villa Beccaris • Golden Palace

Lunch & Dinner – Most Days with Paired Wines
Guido da Costigliole* • Ristorante Belbo da Bardon • La Ciau del Tornavento
Enoclub • Davide Palluda’s Enotecca* • Massimo Camia
Combal.Zero* (one of the best in Italy & “100 Top in the World”)
Piazza Duomo (“100 Top in the World”) • Vo*

Truffle Hunting

Winery Visits & Wine Tastings

Entrance Fees to Salone del Gusto
All Transportation (as per itinerary)

Professional English Speaking Guides

Airport Transfers at Pre-Arranged Time

The cost is $7,395 per person.

Please contact Specialty Villas at (206) 696-3201 or 888-857-7379 for more information.

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