Do you love to drink wine but aren’t sure
how to pair the right one with your meal?

Curious about the differences between Italian and domestic wines?

Have a seat and take a trip with professional wine consultant Carmelo Messina through the geography and history of Italy, its terroir, as well as what to look for in a glass of wine and how to describe it. Carmelo will introduce you to the diversity of the vineyards, wines, Italian culture and more.

The presentation includes three topics:

Crack the code
Learn how to approach your glass of wine step by step, including color, aroma and flavor, to fine-tune your tasting skills and learn the basics of blind tasting.

Wine Appellations
Cruise through the numerous wine appellations of the world and learn about their relation to climate, geography, soil and culture.

Food & Wine Pairing
Learn the principles behind the science of food & wine pairing to avoid common pitfalls and turn an average meal into a spectacular epicurean experience.

Course 1
Vermentino wine
Branzino piccata with roman-style artichokes

Course 2
Chianti Riserva
Fazzoletti pasta with wild boar Bolognese

Course 3
Brunello di Montalcino
Bistecca alla Fiorentina: Piedmontese porterhouse chargrilled with rosemary potatoes

Course 4
Super Tuscan
Trio of Italian cheese: Pecorino pepato, gorgonzola picante, and aged
Parmigiano Reggiano with apricot jam and truffle-infused honey

$95 per person