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Tour of Italy: Italian Food and Wine Pairing and Tasting

When: Thu., July 30, 7 p.m. 2009

Travel the Mediterranean without ever leaving Chicago! Italy has a well deserved reputation for fabulous cuisine as well as exquisite and sophisticated wine. There are 20 wine regions in Italy, supporting hundreds of vineyards and producing more varieties of wine than anywhere else in the world. In addition to teaching the basics of fine wine tasting, you will explore an array sauces and spices paired with a selection of specially chosen wines, designed to compliment and enrich your dining experience. This 1.5 hour class teaches you how to pair classic Chianti or a rich, sassy Riesling with elegant pastas, cheeses, and other Italian fare. Our wine expert will answer your wine questions and provide recipesand suggestions on how you can turn a simple dinner into a memorable meal. Individual classes are $55 per person. Special Group Rates Available. Let Them Eat Chocolate, 5306 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, IL 60625.

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