The 42nd Annual l’Eté du Vin is returning this fall with featured Guest of Honor Marchesi Antinori. The Antinori family has been in the winemaking business since 1385 when patriarch Giovanni di Piero Antinori became a member of the Florentine Winemakers’ Guild.
We invite you to escape to Italy on a journey through Antinori wines which begins with A Summer of Antinori. This dinner series invites you to explore the breadth of Antinori wines leading up to l’Eté du Vin. Seating is limited at these dinners, so we encourage you to register as soon as possible.
A Taste of Piemonte **SOLD OUT**
Presenting the wines of Prunotto
Friday, July 23 | Giovanni Ristorante
An Expression of Napa Valley **SOLD OUT**
Featuring Antica wines crafted by Antinori
Friday, August 20 | E3 Chophouse
Toscana al Fresco **SOLD OUT**
Exploring the wines of Guado al Tasso
Friday, September 10 | Johnny Haffner’s Porch
26th-generation winemaker Alessia Antinori will be our guest of honor at The Patrons’ Dinner held Friday, October 15 at The Hermitage Hotel. We will also welcome special guest Antonio Galloni, American wine critic and founder and CEO of Vinous, and featured artist Revi Ferrer. In addition, the Norman M. Lipman Award recipient will be announced and honored.
The 42nd annual l’Eté du Vin voted the “#1 Event You Missed the Most” in 2020 by Nfocus Magazine readers, will be held in person on Saturday, October 23, at JW Marriott. We welcome Niccolò Maltinti, U.S. Commercial Director and Brand Ambassador at Marchese Antinori as our guest of honor. The evening will commence at 5:30 p.m. with a Silent Auction and tasting of Antinori wines before dinner and a Spirited Live Auction at 7 p.m.
On Saturday evening we invite you to Bring Your Own Wine ~ BYOW is a long-standing l’Eté du Vin tradition! Bring your own wine for dinner and share your cellar favorites with friends. A complete menu will be available in advance of the auction to help with pairing selections, and volunteers will be available at the Ballroom entrance to assist with placing dinner wine on your table during the reception.