Aventine Hill Importers, in partnership with Liquor Locker of Westport, hosted a wine dinner at Paci’s Restaurant in Southport on November 3. The sold-out event featured a six-course dinner prepared by Bob Patchen, owner of Paci’s Restaurant, and his culinary staff, and was paired with Italian wines spanning from Alto Adige to Puglia. Featured wines included 2015 Pinot Bianco from Castel Sallegg, 2014 Chardonnay Collio from Isidoro Polencic, 2014 Primolupo Merlot from Cantine Lupo, 2014 Qvis Negroamaro from Tenuta Giustini and 2012 Vignalparco Chianti Classico from Casa Emma. To commemorate the 10th anniversary of Aventine Hill Importers, Owner S. Garrett Stonehouse featured a 2010 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva from Croce di Mezzo for a “grand finale” to the evening, he said. Aventine Hill Importers first wine dinner of the new year is scheduled for February.