Tasting of Fetească and Sarmale (Bucharest)

Tasting of Fetească and Sarmale (Bucharest)

March ends with a special tasting that brings us thinking about the upcoming Easter holiday: on March 29th 2023 at 6:30 p.m. you are invited at Hanu Berarilor Casa Oprea Soare (Bucharest) to enjoy a tasting in which we combine 5 wines from Fetească Neagră variety with 5 types of "sarmale" ("sarma" or "cabbage rolls", only that in this case let's call them "different leaves rolls" as some of them are not made with cabbage), both Romanian and...international.

For this tasting, we chose 5 wines made 100% of Fetească Neagră from 5 different areas of Romania plus a white blend of Fetească Albă and Fetească Regală, a very fresh wine suitable to start our evening.

Cosmin Dragomir, author of the book "Curatorul de Zacuscă" (currently working on a book about "sarma"/"cabbage rolls"/"different leaves rolls") and  Romanian culinary historian, is in charge of the 5 different types of sarma.

The wines chosen for tasting are:
  • Welcome drink: Catleya – Fremat alb (Fetească Albă, Fetească Regală)
  • (Transilvania) Villa Vinea – Fetească Neagră
  • (Banat) Petro Vaselo – Melgis Fetească Neagră
  • (Oltenia) Catleya – Perfect Simplu Fetească Neagră
  • (Dobrogea) Domeniul Bogdan – Primordial Fetească Neagră
  • (Muntenia) Aurelia Vișinescu – Signature Fetească Neagră
At this tasting, Cosmin Dragomir will tell the story of "sarmale" and he also proposes the following types of different leaves rolls that will be tasted during the event:
  • Vegetarian sarmale
  • Classic cabbage rolls with beef and pork, accompanied by smoked meat
  • Estonian rolls(beef, veal, pork and cranberries)
  • Greek rolls in vine leaf with lamb
  • Argentinian rolls with beef
Date: 29 martie 2023
Time: 18:30 – 21:30
Location: Hanu Berarilor Casa Oprea Soare, Str. Poenaru Bordea nr.2 , București (close to Piața Unirii subway station).

18:30 – 19:00 arrival of participants
19:00 – 21:00 tasting of 5 + 1 wines accompanied by 5 types of sarmale
21:00 – 21:30 networking

Price: 250* lei/persoana
*those who have attended at least 4 Winesday Specials tastings have a special rate on each tasting from the 5th onwards – this time they receive a 5% discount applicable to the rate above.

The price includes:
  • access to the tasting of 5 + 1 wines & 5 types of sarmale
  • still water
** those who are fasting can register for the event, but they will only receive vegetarian sarmale (in the amount of 5 types of sarmale)

Important: Access to the event will be possible for those who purchased the tickets and received written confirmation by email. You can register here.

Registrations are made within the limit of 30 places available on this form until March 24th. Firm confirmation of the place is made after payment of the participation fee.

The event is organized by Winesday in collaboration with Cosmin Dragomir and with the support of Hanu Berarilor Casa Oprea Soare and the City Grill group.

I’m looking forward to seeing you!

Carmina Nițescu
Winesday.ro & Winesday App

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