Wine Class 2/19

Posted in Hollywood Vine Events, Uncategorized by hvine on February 7, 2011 No Comments yet

For those of you who we’re able to attend our class on French wines last month you know how

much informaion was shared by our Encyclopdeia of wine Tal Cohen, and the

quality of wines we tasted. On the 19th of this month  Tal will lead us on a tour of Italy.

Saturday February 19th from 3-5 pm. $30.00 per person. Because of the great response we’ve had

you must call us with a credit card #. We will sell out and have a waiting list.

Therefore if you have to cancel you must call us no later than Friday the 18th

so we have some time to fill the spot(s). Your card will be charged if you no show.

Please RSVP ASAP 954 922 2910

 

Italy 101

A brief discussion about quality, history and aesthetics

What is the standard for quality in a wine?

How is Italy different from other wine producing countries?

What are the historical markers for Italy in terms of quality, style?

Basics for understanding Italian wine i.e. labels, regions, tradition.

 

BEST KNOWN REGIONS : Cream of the Crop

Tuscany:

     Chianti

    “Super Tuscan”

Piedmont

   Nebbiolo

   Barbera

Veneto

   Valpolicella

   Soave

OTHER DISTINCTIVE REGIONS : Lesser known, tremendous value

Campania

   Aglianico

   Fiano, Greco, Falaghinna

Abruzzo

   Montepulciano

Umbria

   Orvieto

EMERGING REGIONS : The next big thing

Sicily

   Nero d’Avola

Puglia

Red Blends

Analysis of tasting, discussion and synopsis

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