Ava Gene’s

Portland, OR

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Featured Wine
Nanni Copè 2011 Sabbie di Sopra il Bosco (Terre del Volturno)

The Wine Program
The 375-bottle list is all-Italian, with a focus on small producers that farm and make wines naturally. There are 15 wines by the glass, five of which are dessert and three of which are Chianti selections. The beverage program also includes an extensive amaro and grappa selection.

Favorite Dish
The tuna mousse with beef tongue, fennel, mint, mustard flowers and pepper is a standout.

About the Team
Dana B. Frank, the wine director and sommelier, has worked in many facets of the wine business over the past 10 years, from importing and wholesale to retail sales and restaurants. Frank and her husband, Scott, started their own winery, Bow & Arrow, in 2010.

Corkage Policy
Corkage is $25 per 750-ml bottle, with a two-bottle limit per table.

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