Springtime in Tuscany Wine Dinner 2019 https://swcvt.webs.com/apps/photos/ Springtime in Tuscany Wine Dinner 2019 Intros & Welcome! Club President Janina welcomes guests & thanks attendees for supporting this special fundraising event for our scholarship/awards program. https://swcvt.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205662800 205662800 A Dynamic Duo! Our chef & hostess Kristen, owner of the Highline Lodge, with the Sommelier Liz. https://swcvt.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205662801 205662801 Pairing the Menu with the Wine Selection! Our Hostess Kristen explaining the custom menu for this wine tasting. https://swcvt.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205662805 205662805 Customized Menu! Our delicious menu & fabulous wine pairings! Welcome Reception: Malvira Arneis Rive Gauche Spumante, Roero, Piedmont (sparkling rose) with Antipasto & assorted Italian cheese, meat, olives and caponata. 1st course: La Spinetta Vermentino, Tuscany with Lemon chive gnocchi with peas, asparagus & poached salmon. 2nd course: La Spinetta Il Nero di Casanova, Tuscany with Swordfish with blood orange, fennel arugala salad & zucchini fritters. 3rd course: Ciacci Piccolomini Rosso, Tuscany with Bone in pork chops with almond sage pesto, & wild mushroom risotto. Dessert: La Spinetta Moscato d'Asti, Piedmont with Pistachio roulade with rasberries & white chocolate https://swcvt.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205662802 205662802 Taste Testing! Our Sommelier Liz taste testing the wines! https://swcvt.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205662804 205662804 An attentive audience! Members & guests learn more about what's in store this evening. https://swcvt.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205662803 205662803 Reviewing the Wine Selection! Jon & Liz reviewing the wine selection. Thank you also to VT Wine Merchants & the Killington Market for donating a portion of sales from the evenings wine selection to our scholarship/awards fund. https://swcvt.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205662809 205662809 Welcome Back! Many guests also attended the first annual event last year and came back to join us again this year. https://swcvt.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205662807 205662807 Men are Welcome too! Gentlemen were also welcome! Here's a guest with Judy, Kristen & Liz. https://swcvt.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205662806 205662806 Salute! Nan & Andy sharing a group toast. https://swcvt.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205662808 205662808 Raffle Prizes! Generous raffle prizes were donated by the Highline Lodge & VT Wine Merchants. https://swcvt.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205662810 205662810 Picking the Winners! Our Sommelier Liz given the honor of selecting the raffle prize winners. https://swcvt.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205662811 205662811 Summarizing the Evening! Our host Kristen summarized the evening as "An exceptional night at The Highline Lodge with the Greater Killington Womens Club. Thank you for the opportunity to host and partner with you on this fundraising event. And thank you for all that you do for the Killington community." https://swcvt.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205662812 205662812 Thanks to the Team! Thank you to our event leaders Club President Janina, Sommelier Liz & Highline Lodge owner Kristen. https://swcvt.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205662813 205662813 A good time was had by all! See you all again next year! https://swcvt.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205662814 205662814