Join Olea for a Special Tasting Dinner Oct. 12
featuring Premier Spanish Sherries

Olea is joining The Wine Thief and New Haven Sherry Week in presenting a special tasting dinner Oct. 12 featuring the acclaimed Spanish sherries of Bodegas Gonzalez Byass. Those who attend will learn a best-kept secret of the wine world: Sherry, a fortified wine, is very food friendly.

Join us beginning at 7:30 p.m. for a 7-course tasting menu of special dishes prepared by Chef Manuel Romero, paired with old and rare wines from Bodegas Gonzalez Byass.

The cost is $100 per person, not including tax and gratuity. RSVP by calling Olea at  203.780.8925.

The special tasting dinner is part of International Sherry Week.


BEET TARTAR with black mission figs, hazelnut crumble, carrot-cardamom reduction, green apple, and goat cheese ice cream.
Paired with Tio Pepe En Rama 2018

FRESH SARDINES with light smoked baby potatoes, tonnato, and romesco sauce
Paired with Tio Pepe Una Palmas

FOIE GRAS with green apple, quince, vanilla, lotus root, and Pedro Ximénez reduction
Paired with Gonzales Byass "Leonor" Palo Cortado

QUAIL with fingerling potatoes, piquillo pepper, quail egg, brussels sprouts, dijon mustard, and quail jus
Paired with Tio Pepe Dos Palmas

OXTAIL RISOTTO with organic mushrooms, fresh garbanzo beans, thyme, chives, and truffle oil
Paired with Tio Pepe Tres Palmas

VENISON LOIN with sunchokes, fennel, pears, rosemary, pomegranate balsamic, and verjus-red wine sauce
Paired with Tio Pepe Cuatro Palmas

CHOCOLATE featuring dark chocolate, milk chocolate, rice crispy, brownie, orange peel, and crema catalana ice cream
Paired with Gonzalez Byass "Matusalem"