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SAVORING SAGRANTINO – SAN FRANCISCO, CHICAGO, NEW YORK | from 7th to 11th of November

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SAVORING SAGRANTINO – SAN FRANCISCO, CHICAGO, NEW YORK | From 7th to 11th of November

The Montefalco Consortium, the entity that oversees the historic Montefalco wine producing region of Italy, announces its fifth annual Sagrantino Month to be held this November. Montefalco, a region in Umbria regarded for distinctive winemaking, will be showcasing the wines of nine producers, as well as introducing new initiatives as part of a multi-week program created to educate consumers, press and trade.

“Savoring Sagrantino” is a special tour in the USA to discover Umbria’s superb varieties of wine. Seminar and dinner in San Francisco, Chicago and New York await curious and keen to make a real and unique taste trip.
See below the tour schedule.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2016 – SAN FRANCISCO
12:30p.m.  to 2:30 p.m. “Seminar” (Lunch at restaurant Per Bacco www.perbaccosf.com , restricted to operators only by invitation)
Dinners at restaurants in San Francisco:

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2016 – CHICAGO
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. “Seminar Eataly Chicago” (restricted to operators only by invitation)
Dinners at restaurants in Chicago:

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2016 – NEW YORK
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. “Seminar Eataly New York” (restricted to operators, by invitation)
Dinners at restaurants in New York

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2016 – NEW YORK
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. “Eataly Wine Tasting”
Dinners at restaurants in New York

 

In addition to events at Eataly, consumer dinners will be held at participating restaurants in: San Francisco Nov. 7th (54 Mint, La Ciccia, Chiaroscoro, A 16, Milano, Ideale Ristorante); Chicago Nov. 9th (The Charlatan, Piccolo Sogno, Balena); and New York Nov. 10th and 11th (Aurora Soho, Emporio NY, Peasant NY, Il Buco, Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria, Tarallucci e VinoObicà NY Flatiron) featuring the wines of Montefalco and offering traditional Italian fare to be paired with each wine variety. Winemakers will be present at select dinners to discuss the wines.

Learn about Montefalco’s rich winemaking history while taking a journey among the native varieties that embody the essence of Umbria, including Grechetto, Trebbiano Spoletino, Montefalco Rosso DOC and Sagrantino DOCG, often referred to as Italy’s newest noble variety. Special Guest in attendance will include the producers whose wines will be featured during the “Savoring Sagrantino” tour:

Antonelli San Marco, Arnaldo Caprai,  Colpetrone, Perticaia, Scacciadiavoli, Tabarrini, Tenuta Castelbuono Lunelli, Terre de la Custodia, Viticoltori Broccatelli Galli.
Stay tuned for updates on specific events by visiting the Montefalco Consortium Facebook page and website.