Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Vinters' Dinnner nearing a sellout

Karen Cline of the Brandywine Valley Wine Trail reports that the annual Vintners’ Dinner scheduled for Nov. 8. is nearing a full house. Scheduled to run from 6:30 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, Nov. 8, the black-tie-optional event will take place at Longwood Gardens in the East Conservatory and Ballroom. The cost is $135 per person.

Cline wrote in an e-mail that sales are brisk for the event. She continued: "A very limited number of seats remain for this special annual event. We are expecting to have a sell-out crowd, so if someone is considering attending, they should contact us now to reserve their seats. Tickets can be ordered by leaving a message on 610.444.3842 or by using our online order form, available on our Web site.

"This year’s format has changed a bit from years past, and we are expecting a terrific time. Here is a preview of what you can expect when you join our winemakers for dinner:

-- The menu will feature a MD Crab Cake with Medallions of Pepper Crusted Filet. More detail on the menu, including wine pairings, will be posted today on our Web site. Wine pairings will be done by wine writer Roger Morris.
-- Pat Ciarrocchi will be the evening’s emcee. Pat is an anchor and reporter for CBS3 Eyewitness News on KYW-TV in Philadelphia.
-- Joel Peterson, winemaker and President of Ravenswood Winery, Sonoma, California will be our speaker for the evening.
-- Proceeds from a silent auction will benefit The Little Rock Foundation, an organization which assists children that are visually impaired or blind.( Rocco Fiorentino, the child that inspired the formation of The Little Rock Foundation, will be performing.
-- And of course, there will be dancing to the music of the Kennett Symphony of Chester County."

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