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Casa Nonna at The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba has joined forces with Marchesi Antinori, one of Italy's most historic and renowned wine houses to present a series of exclusive wines. The prestigious winery is one of the oldest, family-owned wine companies in the world and can trace its winemaking history in Italy back to 1385. For the first time, Casa Nonna will host this exclusive wine-pairing dinner event on Tuesday, November 13th starting at 6:00PM. Guests will have the chance to enjoy an exclusive menu featuring five-courses each perfectly paired with wines from Marchesi Antinori.

Guests dining this evening at Casa Nonna can expect a relaxed ambiance and friendly atmosphere while indulging on menu offerings aligned with the culinary team's emphasis on fresh, seasonal ingredients. Casa Nonna, which means “grandmother’s house” in Italian, is as open and inviting as you would expect from its name.

For this one night, a special guest from the Antinori family, Ms. Cristina Nutti from Italy, will be present during the wine pairing event guiding the dinner through her stories of each wine and the Antinori Estates.

The November 13 wine paring dinner menu will be as follows:

First Course:
Pecorino Oro Antico Amuse

Sourdough Crostini, honey, hazelnuts                
Paired with Col de’ Salici Prosecco    

Second Course:
Pepperone Dolce

Buratta, marinated roasted peppers, Tuscan sourdough                
Paired with Santa Cristina Campogrande Orvieto Classico    

Third Course:
Shrimp Scampi Al Aglio Olio
Marinated shrimps, fresh Spaghetti, lemon                
Paired with Castello della Sala Bramito Chardonnay    

Fourth Course:
Polpettine

Signature beef and pork meatball, fresh pomodoro sauce, ricotta mousse               
Paired with Marchese Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva    

Fifth Course:
Filetto di Vitello Alla Saltimbocca

Proscuitto and sage wrapped veal, farro – risotto style, wild mushroom Marsala ragu                
Paired with Guado al Tasso Bolgheri Superiore  

Dessert:
Torta di Cioccolato

Chocolate and olive oil mousse, devil’s food cake, Amaretto crunch gelato

To be part of this exclusive event, please call +297.527.2222 or +297.527.2699.

For more information, visit www.ritzcarlton.com/aruba or follow the resort on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ritzcarltonaruba/ and join the conversation using #RCMemories.

About Marchesi Antinori:

The Antinori family has been committed to the art of winemaking for over six centuries since 1385. All throughout its history, twenty-six generations long, the Antinori family has managed the business directly making innovative and sometimes bold decisions while upholding the utmost respect for traditions and the environment. Each vintage, each plot of land, each new idea to be advanced is a new beginning, a new pursuit for achieving higher quality standards. As Marchese Piero loves to say; “Ancient family roots play an important part in our philosophy but they have never hindered our innovative spirit”. Tradition, passion, and intuition are the three driving forces that led Marchesi Antinori to establish itself as one of the most important winemakers of elite Italian wine.