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Halls Antinori Wine Dinner November 10

Susan Lucas
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On Saturday, November 10 at 7 p.m. Halls Signature Events will present an extraordinary four-course dinner party of exquisite food paired with four remarkable wines from one of the most renowned wineries in the world, Marchesi Antinori. Plus there's a red and white to begin the evening from Santa Cristina winery in Cortona, Tuscany.

This will an evening to remember with thoughtful wine pairings and a delightful cuisine created by Halls Executive Chef Matt Greene. Tickets are $199.95 per person. Seating will be limited. 

About the Winemaker, Marchesi Antinori
Tradition, passion, and intuition are the three driving forces that led Marchesi Antinori to establish itself as one of the most important winemakers of elite Italian wine.

The Antinori family has been committed to the art of winemaking for over six centuries since 1385 when Giovanni di Piero Antinori became a member, of the "Arte Fiorentina dei Vinattieri", the Florentine Winemakers' Guild. All throughout its history, 26 generations long, the Antinori family has managed the business directly making innovative and sometimes bold decisions while upholding the utmost respect for traditions and the environment.

The evening begins with two wines from Santa Christina: Pinot Grigio 'delle Venezie IGT' 2017, Veneto and Toscana 'Rosso IGT' 2015, Tuscany paired with passed hors d'oeuvres
--- Confit Winter Squash Bruschetta, Caper Jam
--- Bresaola Carpaccio, Bagna Cauda, Green Olive
--- Crispy Polenta, Tomato Garlic Shrimp

MENU AND WINE PAIRINGS

The First Course, a lomo-wrapped Honolulu fish, panzanella salad, tomato vinaigrette, pesto, is paired with Castello della Sala, Chardonnay, 'Bramito della Sala' 2017, Umbria.

The Second Course, a slow-roasted goat agnolotti with confit tomato, pea tendrils, pecorino romano, is paired with Tenuta Guado al Tasso, Bolgheri Rosso, 'Il Bruciato' 2016, Tuscany

The Entrée is an Allen Brothers Dry-Aged New York Strip, with garlic rapini, beech mushrooms, pearl onion, citrus Tuscan white beans, balsamic glace paired with Marchesi Antinori, Toscana IGT 'Tignanello' 2015.

Following the Main Course is a special Italian cheese, brioche crisp teleggio, cherry honey gastrique.

Dessert is an olive oil pine nut gelato, zeppole with citrus sugar, almond apricot biscotti. Both the cheese and dessert will be served with Castello della Sala, 'Muffato della Sala' 2008, Umbria.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with passed hors d'oeuvres and wine beginning at 7:00 p.m. Seating is limited, so please order your tickets early.