Contributed by Rita Trenti / The Sherwood Inn

“As Seen On 60 Minutes” Sherwood Inn to host Antinori Winery “Tuscan Family Feast” and Village Bottle Shop to host Antinori Wine Festival.

(The article continues below.)

“60 Minutes” profiled Italy’s Antinori Winery distinguished by by 26 generations of family wine makers. The Sherwood Inn will host an Antinori Winery “Tuscan Family Feast” and the Village Bottle Shop will feature an Antinori Wine Festival in Skaneateles from November 13-15, 2008.

A “Tuscan Family Feast” will be the theme for the Antinori Wine Dinner at the Sherwood Inn on Thursday, November 13th from 6:00-8:00 pm. The event features Aldo Rafanelli, Antinori National Manager, who will preside over the Tuscan-style feast served at long tables to represent a Tuscan Family Dinner. He will demonstrate the wine’s special aromatics and flavor when paired with food as well as discuss the unique history of the winery.

The Festival at the Village Bottle Shop takes place on Friday and Saturday, November 14-15th from 3:00-7:00 pm. Enjoy complementary wine and Italian appetizer tastings. The significance of the region, wine production and the unique aromatics and flavor of Antinori Wines will be discussed during the tastings.


Thursday, November 13th Antinori “Tuscan Family Feast”
Wine & Food Pairing Dinner
Sherwood Inn from 6:00-8:00 pm
Aldo Rafanelli, Antinori National Manager
$65 per person. Reservations: 685-3405

Fri-Sat, Nov 14-15th Antinori Wine Tasting & Appetizers
Village Bottle Shop from 3:00-7:00 pm
Free Wine and Italian Appetizers Tastings

For further information, please call (315) 685-3405 or 1-800-374-3796.