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Italian Wine Weeken

When: Fri., Aug. 13, 6 p.m. 2010

Friday 13 August 6:00–8:00 pm Aperitivo di Benvenuto (Welcome Aperitivo & Tasting) A selection of Italian sparkling wines spanning Prosecco, Oltrepo Pavese rose’, Pignoletto, Franciacorta, etc. Saturday 14 August 2:00–3:30pm Degustazione: La Base (The Fundamentals of Wine Tasting) Learn the basics of wine tasting: sensory analysis (AIS Method – Associazione Italiana Sommelier) 4:00-6:00 pm I Vini d’Italia: (Italian Wine Tasting) Learn about the history and culture of Italian wine, regions, and characteristics 7:00 pm Wine Dinner A Puglian multi-course tasting meal with accompanying wines at Via Veneto Ristorante.

Price: All inclusive price: $160 per person (Whole Weekend) $145 per Casa Italiana member (Whole Weekend special rate) $135 per person (2 Tastings and Wine Dinner) $105 per person (1 Tasting and Wine Dinner)

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