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Come join Small Vineyards wine educator, Tom Kelly, for a light-hearted, but informative, romp through Italy's most prominent winemaking regions.
We'll explore the backroads of Tuscany, Piedmont, Veneto and beyond, while discussing the differences between European and domestic winemaking.
Cooking at home and food pairings (of course!) will also be incorporate to our discussion. Suitable for beginners and Italian fans alike. A sampling of 8 different micro-productions and light snacks provided.
VENETO (Famous whites, and the red wines of Valpolicella)
1. Trevisiol Prosecco
2. Rocca Pinot Grigio 2007 (Friuli)
3. Giuseppe Lonardi Ripasso 2004/5
TUSCANY (Sangiovese in all its shapes and forms, along with Super Tuscans)
4. Perazzeta 'Sara' Sangiovese 2007
5. Fattoria Capannacce 'Rosso della Maremma' Super Tuscan 2004
or Terre del Marchesato 'Emilio Primo' Super Tuscan 2005 (Bolgheri)
PIEDMONT (Barbera vs. Nebbiolo)
6. Tre Donne Barbera d'Alba 2005
7. Podere Elia Barbaresco 2003
SOUTH (A summary of the changing face of Italy's south, with one great example)
8. Forte Canto Negroamaro 2006
or Forte Canto Salice Salentino 2006 (Puglia)
Cost: $30 pp includes light appetizers
Official Website: http://WWW.VINIDEUSBISTRO.COM
Added by freedomwine on April 29, 2009