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Angelini Wines Donates Wines for Local Charity

By November 30, 2015Connecticut, Top News
“Dinner in the Dark” included a four-course pairing of wine and food, where guests enjoyed a four-course food and wine pairing while blindfolded. “This helped people connect with the organization’s mission by experiencing what it is like to go through life without sight,” said Laura Manfre, Founder of Sofia Sees Hope.

On October 24, Angelini Wine, Ltd. donated more than 225 bottles of wine for “Dinner in the Dark,” an event hosted by local nonprofit Sofia Sees Hope, devoted to seeking treatment and cure for inherited retinal disease (IRD). The wines included Angelini’s 2013 Villa Chiopris Sauvignon Blanc, 2014 Vignedileo Verdiccio, 2010 Angelini Estate Sangiovese and 2014 Piazzo Moscato d’Asti. Ron Plebiscito, Co-owner of Angelini Wine said, “Being a Lion’s Club member and a close friend to Laura Manfre and the Priebe family, I couldn’t help but get involved. When you have an opportunity to make a difference, it’s easy to get involved. We are proud of the success and impact this organization has already made to work towards a cure.” The event raised more than $85,000 to support IRD treatment and research.

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