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Weird Italian Wines
Weird Italian Wines

Sat, Aug 24


Wine 101

Weird Italian Wines

Italy is the world's largest producer of wine and is home to some of the oldest wine-producing regions and represents about a quarter of global production. So why do we only drink Pinot Grigio??

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Time & Location

Aug 24, 2019, 2:30 AM – 4:00 AM

Wine 101, 1220 Whitney Ave c, Hamden, CT 06517, USA


About the Event

Italian wine could easily be considered the pinnacle of wine knowledge. This is because there more than 350 common indigenous wine grape varieties in Italy with more uncommon varietals to be discovered and brought to the rest of the world.

During this class we'll explore/taste wines far beyond Pinot Grigio with characters such as Bellone, Fiano, Greco, Verdicchio and more! This will be a white wine focused class with one or two reds to mix in. The object of this class is expose the wine student to varietals not normally in the spotlight.

$30 per person includes your class, light cheese, and crackers to accompany the tasting and $15 gift certificate to purchase wines after the class.

Must respond by August 22nd. If class sells out please call us at the store to be out on the call list.

This is a wine appreciation class to further educate your palate by tasting a variety of wines in a professional manner.

You must be 21+ years of age to purchase a ticket.

Classroom size is limited to only 16 people to encourage more in-depth discussion and analysis, so please RSVP early.

You must purchase your tickets early online through our website.

Facebook "Likes" or responses will not be accepted as an RSVP.

Please refrain from cell phone use during the presentation to be respectful of those who are attending to learn more about wine appreciation.

Critical discussion is encouraged, but please be aware and respectful of other students' opinions and assessments of the wines. Wine is subjective and personal to each individual's palate.


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    By purchasing a ticket you are confirming that you are at least 21 years of age. Please bring your ID, we do card. Tickets are non-transferrable. All cancellations will receive a refund in the form of a Wine 101 Gift Card. If we cancel the class due to unforeseen circumstances you will receive a full refund.

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