Pizzeria Rustica News Blog
Celebrate Valentine’s Day a little early with our educational wine
Wine Wednesday – Valpolicella and Amarone Wine Tasting!
Wednesday, February 7th 6:00p.m.- 7:30p.m.
Swing by for our monthly wine tasting, featuring three 2oz. pours of Valpolicella and small bites.
Valpolicella 2014 Bertani
Valpolicella Ripasso 2012 Giuseppe Lonardi
Valpolicella di Amarone 2012 Cesari
Cost: $25 per person
#ColoradoSprings one of the featured @Flipkey affordable destinations and @PizzeriaRustica featured for affordable dining – one of 3 @ColoradoSprings restaurants mentioned!
PIZZERIA RUSTICA NAMED A TOP CATERER. Expertise.com named Pizzeria Rustica one of the Top 20 caterers in Colorado Springs. While the trailered wood oven season is over until April, remember that TAPAteria can do paella events year-round.
In October 2016 Tripping.com published an article on the best pizzerias in all 50 states. Pizzeria Rustica was chosen as the Best Pizzeria in Colorado from over 1,000 pizzerias in the state. The criteria included the pizza, other menu offerings, ambience, and service. The staff is very proud of this award!
Passport to Small Vineyards Wine Dinner
Featuring Winemaker Lorenzo Gatteschi
from Podere Ciona
Tuesday, April 26, 6PM
For Reservations call
$59 + tax & service
Coaltrain at 719-475-9700
Chilled oyster with tarragon sabayon
Wood-fired chicken with polenta crespo,
arugula and oil cured tomato pistou
Podere Ciona Semifonte 2012
flatbread with braised rabbit,
roasted mushrooms and herbs
Podere Ciona Chianti Classico Riserva 2010
Cassoulet with house made
wild boar pancetta and gigande beans
Podere Ciona Le Diacce 2009
Tuile pave with strawberries,
white chocolate and honey
La Perlina Moscato
Check out our great new value-priced wine list with unusual Italian varietals like Arneis, Verdicchio, Falanghina, Pinot Bianco, Frascati, and Aglianico. 38 wines, 24 by the glass, plus our select and reserve lists. Time to start enjoying them!
We are fortunate to be able to have Riccardo Bertocci from d’Amico in Italy in the house to talk about their great wines along with George Spencer from Il Castagno. Super fun Thursday event on Jan 21st at 6pm. $39 + tax & service. Check out the winery’s amazing terroir and website. Pairings:
Local Smoked Salmon Rillete, Multigrain Baguette, Red Onion
2012 Paolo e Naoemia Chardonnay Calanchi
Lombardy Beef Bresaola Carpaccio, Classic Accompaniments
2009 Paolo e Naoemia Villa Tirrena Merlot
Mini Alfajore Cookies with Local Dark Chocolate Gelato
2011 Paolo e Naoemia Notturno dei Calanchi Pinot Noir
Join us for a fun Progressive Dinner Thursday 6-8pm through March 31. For $49 + tax & service enjoy:
– A tapa up to $8 and a glass of wine at TAPAteria
Walk one block east for:
– Any menu pizza and a glass of wine at Pizzeria Rustica
Walk upstairs for:
– A dessert, digestif, and espresso at Enoteca Rustica
Reservations available. Tickets available at either TAPAteria (719-471-8272) or Pizzeria Rustica (719-632-8121).