Saturday, July 7, 2012

Priory July Wine Tasting - Wines from Veneto

Join us for our July Al Fresco Wine Tasting on  July 19!:
“Veni, Vidi, Vici”…Veneto Vino!  - "I came, I saw, I conquered"...Venetian Wines!

Our next courtyard Wine Tasting will be held Thursday, July 19th from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. We will feature wines from Allegrini Estates in Italy, located in Fumane di Valpolicella, who have been making wine since the 16th Century. 

Our Special Host Milko Miladinov of Winebow will present four delicious selections served with our famous 3-finger pour!

Palazzo della Torre IGT Veronese '08
Deep ruby red in color, this wine is brimming with notes of dark, dried cherries, blackberries and hints of dates and mocha.
Pinot Grigio delle Venezie IGT '11
 Bright straw-yellow in color, with delicate aromas of lemon citrus and acacia flowers. Fresh and well-balanced with good depth and a long, attractive finish.
Valpolicella Classico DOC '10
Vibrant ruby red in color with fresh cherry and plum aromas.
Soave DOC '10
Bright straw-yellow in color with aromas of wildflowers, white peach, and grapefruit.
The mouthfeel is supple and elegant with a touch of minerality on the palate.

Wines will be paired with light hors d'oeuvres from Priory 
Executive Chefs Mike Henney and Pete Phillipy.

And, you'll enjoy Italian American music performed by 
Egidio 'Jimmy' Faiella on his Mandolino ( whose performances include TV/Film credits on the Sopranos ( 

Tickets are $55. To purchase, email Gene Lucente ( or call 412.224.6302. Also, keep in mind our elegant Wine Tastings Overnight Package ( - includes two tickets to the Wine Tasting and a stay in one of our fabulous guest rooms!

We hope to see you here July 19!   

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