Join us Tuesday, March 3rd for an exquisite wine dinner featuring Banfi wines, a producer of outstanding Italian wines. Our Executive Chefs have created a fabulous menu of five delicious courses of custom food and wine pairings featuring these great wines. The evening begins with a reception at 6:00 p.m., followed by dinner at 7:00 p.m. and is priced at $85.00 per person, plus tax & gratuity. Seating is limited.
William J Whiting
William J. Whiting is Wine Education Director of Banfi Vintners of Old Brookville, NY, the U.S.’ leading wine importer and a major producer of premium offerings in Italy.
In his role, Mr. Whiting tailors and implements educational programs for the staffs of Banfi wholesalers as well as the sales personnel of key onpremise and off-premise accounts throughout the United States and Europe. His presentations focus on the wines of Italy, Chile, Argentina and Australia, while his classroom venues vary from Banfi’s corporate headquarters in Old Brookville to the premises of local distributors, restaurants and wine shops.
He also helps to create tools about wine to educate industry professionals, students in the hospitality field, and the general public. He keeps abreast of developments in the industry through active involvement with professional organizations such as the Society of Wine Educators, American Wine Society, and the Dionysian Society International.
Part of the third generation involved in the family business, Mr. Whiting is a grandson of John F. Mariani, Sr., who founded Banfi in 1919. The firm today enjoys the unique claim of representing three brands among the nation’s 10 top-selling imports, and its Italian vineyard estate, Castello Banfi of Montalcino, Tuscany, has won Italy’s highest wine honor four times – the Premio Gran VinItaly – as International Winery of the Year.
For more information or to make a reservation, please call us at (815) 229-0800.