A Visit from a Lead Winemaker in Italy

Il vino fa buon sangue – an Italian proverb that means, Good Wine Makes Good Blood – rings true of La Spinetta winery in Italy.  La Spinetta was founded in 1977 by the Rivetti family and has been in their blood ever since. This past October, we had the pleasure...
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Best Steaks in Northern Colorado: January’s Special

January 2017 Happy New Year, RARE Fans!! Thank you all for a fantastic 2016 and our 2nd anniversary in Fort Collins.  We’re stoked we can continue to share our love of Italian cuisine and wine with the community! To kick-off the new year, we are hosting a...
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Three Dinner Ideas with Wine Pairings

Explore three dinner ideas with wine pairings at RARE Italian Restaurant in Fort Collins 1. A Savory Stew Paired with Rosé ‘Tis the season for poppin’ bottles and devouring comfort food, like the Cioppino, a savory stew. Paired with the Contratto For...
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Dry-aged Beef – The Dish from The Coloradoan

We recently had our friends at the Coloradoan pay us a visit to check out our dry-aged meat program.  As an Italian steakhouse, we take pride in the process and patience our chefs have when it comes to creating quality meat and meals for our beloved guests. Here at...
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