May Hosted at Home with the Caviar Co!

04.13.22

May Hosted at Home with the Caviar Co!

Far Niente Family of Wineries & Vineyards' Vice President of Winemaking Andrew Delos and The Caviar Co.'s Tess Roletti are teaming up for our May Hosted at Home virtual wine tasting! From the crisp flavors of Bella Union Sauvignon Blanc with wild Hackleback caviar to the surprising magic of Siberian Sturgeon's large black pearls paired with Nickel & Nickel Darien Vineyard Syrah, it promises to be a wine and caviar event like no other.

Tess sat down with us in advance of May 14 online “happy hour,” to talk about the three hand-selected caviars she'll be pairing with May's Hosted at Home wine selections. Check out her caviar and wine pairing recommendations below. Hosted at Home members, don't forget to bookmark the virtual tasting link you received in your inbox. Then, log in on May 14, 4:30 PM Pacific, for an afternoon dedicated to all things caviar and wine.

The Caviar Company's Tess Roletti Talks Wine & Caviar

Caviar and Bella Union Sauvignon Blanc


Hackleback Caviar + Bella Union Sauvignon Blanc

This wild caviar from the Tennessee River provides a perfect balance of earth and brine with a nutty finish. This small sparkling jet black pearl is wonderful on its own as it will beautifully melt in your mouth, or pair it with blini and crème fraîche for a perfect bite.

Caviar and Nickel & Nickel Cabernet

Royal White Sturgeon + Nickel & Nickel Quicksilver Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

This splendid California White Sturgeon is the sophisticated sister of this species as it sparkles with an array of color ranging from platinum to rich amber. With every bite, this caviar has a new dimension of flavor. Starting with a silky and nutty taste while finishing with a smooth, earthy savor.

Caviar and Nickel & Nickel Syrah

Siberian Sturgeon + Nickel & Nickel Darien Vineyard Syrah

A smooth, savory, and satisfying caviar with a large black pearl. Mirroring the flavor profile of parmesan cheese, this Polish caviar has the perfect balance of nutty and cheesy flavor. While some may overlook her, she is truly something special and a bit of a hidden gem.


A Note from Tess:
"Hi! I'm Tess Roletti, and I specialize in caviar education through tastings and pairings. My job consists of working with chefs and wineries to create unforgettable culinary experiences with caviar. I love exploring the different taste and texture profiles of caviar from all over the world and finding new and exciting pairings. With virtual classes, I can bring these unique and indulgent experiences into people's homes all across the country. I'm excited to bring three of my favorite caviars to your May Hosted at Home event. If you want to taste them along with me on May 14, we even put together this exclusive caviar kit just for members. Don't forget to use the special code your Hosted at Home team emailed you for 15% off our caviar and roe collection.


Have we mentioned how much we love pairing our winemakers with chefs, culinary artisans and international tastemakers for Hosted at Home's once-monthly afternoons (or evenings) of wine, food, conversation and laughter? We launched Hosted at Home in 2020, and this one-of-a-kind virtual wine subscription remains one of our favorite ways to connect with wine-loving members across the U.S.!

Far Niente wines and caviar


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