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Wine In Time 2.0: Rinaldi Vertical

A legend among piedmontese producers, Giuseppe Rinaldi has been producing Barolo wine for over a century. As traditional as it gets, “Beppe” Rinaldi still ferments all of his Baroli in the massive, 110 year old piedmontese oak vat that his great grandfather used.

Wine In Time 2.0: 1999 Vintage Cru Barolos

Monday, December 9, 2013
6:30 PM

A tasting of four distinct terriors/styles of Barolo from the classic 1999 vintage.

Presented by Randall Grahm, founder of Bonny Doon Vineyard and Winery.

Wine In Time 2.0: Barale Barolo vs. Barbaresco

December 2, 2013
6:30 PM

A comparison of vintage Barbaresco and Barolo from this small, cult producer.

Presented by Ceri Smith, owner of Biondivino wine shop in San Franciso and co-wine director at the newly re-opened Tosca in San Francisco, CA.

Dinner with Randall Grahm and 14 of His Wines

When Oliveto sommelier Esteban Brunello went to a Bonny Doon Vineyard wine tasting a couple months back, he tasted all of Randall Grahm’s currently available wines and returned astounded. So, after Esteban’s pronouncement, we decided that, while presenting a wine dinner with 14 different wines would be challenging, we could make it fresh, fun, unpretentious, and, most important, about delicious wine….

Oliveto Sommelier Esteban Brunello Featured on StarChefs.com

Oliveto Sommelier Esteban Brunello has recently been featured in a StarChefs article, talking about some of his favorite pairings with with Executive Chef Jonah’s unique dishes……

Winemaker Dinner: Tres Sabores & Villa Ragazzi

Mark your calendar for a special winemaker dinner with Tres Sabores and Villa Ragazzi wineries. Tres Sabores in Rutherford CA and Villa Ragazzi estate winery in Oakville CA are partnering with Oliveto for a 3-course family-style meal, featuring Faraona Guinea hens….

2009 Bordeaux Dinner & Tasting

Thursday, February 28, 2013 6:30 PM Limited availability Phone reservations ONLY: 510-547-5356 Oliveto is proud to announce a very special event coming up at the end of this month. Thanks to our friend & Oliveto regular John Fox, one of the two principle owners of Premier Cru in Berkeley, Oliveto diners will have the rare [...]

Winemaker Dinner: Le Vigne di Alice

Winemaker Cinzia Canzian (one website refers to her as “the wonder woman of Venetian bubbly”) of Le Vigne di Alice, a small-scale boutique winery located in the Veneto region, will be joining us for dinner this Friday to share some of her lovely sparkling wines. The menu will be…

Wine in Time just in Time for Truffles

Aldo Vacca of Produttori del Barbaresco gives us his vintage picks for this year’s truffle dinners: The Oliveto WIT program officially launched in 2007 with the intention of finding a way to serve great, age-worthy wine at somewhat affordable prices. Serving Barbaresco or Barolo with only five or six years of age doesn’t do wines [...]

This Monday: Paolo Cantele in the House

September 24, 2012 Please join us for dinner on Monday, when Paolo Cantele will be here and we’ll be serving up some of the Cantele estate’s fine selection of puglian wines. The Cantele winery produces 2 million bottles annually, including indigenous Pugliese grapes like Primitivo and Negroamaro as well as international varieties like Chardonnay, Merlot [...]