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Benanti Wine Dinner - June 2

June 02, 2019 06:00 PM until June 02, 2019

Wine Dinner Series “Region of Sicily”
 Speakers: Antonio Benanti & Robert W. Kennedy
 Sunday June 2nd, 2019 @ 6.00 pm $95 Pp + +
 Five Courses / Five Wines


Founded in 1988, BENANTI is the pioneer of fine winemaking on Mount Etna, with vineyards in Rovittello, Milo and Viagrande. The winery is currently run by twin brothers Antonio and Salvino, aged 42, two passionate and international-minded Sicilians who have returned home to follow their father Giuseppe’s footsteps after spending several years abroad, with the aim of taking the winery to new heights. BENANTI was named Italian Winery of the Year by the Gambero Rosso wine guide in 2007 and Top-100 Winery of the Year by Wine & Spirits magazine of the USA in 2012.


Welcome Wine 

Focaccia Pomodoro e Frisee 

Etna Bianco 2016 Benanti (100 % Caricante)

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Salumi - Formaggi – Olive Siciliane 

A selection of Sicilian meats, cheeses, olives 

Etna Rosso 2016 Benanti (80% Nerello Mascalese 20% Nerello Cappuccio)

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Pennette alla Siracusana con Pesce

Penne with a combination of sea food (shrimp, scallops, langostina)  

Nerello Cappuccio 2016 Benanti (100% Nerello Cappuccio)

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 Involtini all Messinese

 Thinly sliced Beef stuffed with seasoned bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, pecorino, parsley and mozzarella 

Contrada Monte Serra 2016 Benanti (100% Nerello Cappuccio) 

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Costolette di Agnello

Lamb chops with Romanesco cauliflower au gratin    

Rovitello 2014 Benanti (90% Nerello Mascalese 10% Nerello Cappuccio) 

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Cannoli Siciliani

100% Sheep milk Sicilian cannoli   


*Menu subject to change. Please notify us of any allergies prior to the start of the dinner.