Mark Your Calendars: Italian Workshop "The Bacco Wine Times Classes"




ITALIAN WORKSHOP
"THE BACCO WINE TIMES CLASSES"

CLASSES CONDUCTED BY PAOLO PELLIZZARI, PRESIDENT OF BACCO SELECTIONS, A FINE ITALIAN WINE IMPORTER. PAOLO WAS BORN AND RAISED IN ITALY AND HIS WINE PORTFOLIO CONSISTS OF HIGHLY-RATED WINES, BOUTIQUE VINEYARDS, AND FAMILY RUN PRODUCERS.

FIRST CLASS
ABOUT THE TOSCANA REGION
With centuries of history dating back to the Etruscans, and the Romans, today Tuscany claims the third-most DOCG's in the country producing some of the most world-famous wines and highly sought-after Brunello di Montalcino and Chianti.

Our class will explore the Bolgheri area, located on the Tuscan coast and one of Italy's most prestigious wine regions. We'll learn about the legend of the "Gallo Nero" and the famous Chianti area. The creation and evolution of the Super Tuscan and their fabulous blends AND the town of Montalcino with its esoteric Brunello di Montalcino.

PLUS A MYSTERY WINE, A SANGIOVESE FROM A UNIQUE PLACE

FIVE IMPECABLE EXPRESSION OF THE TUSCAN TERROIR PAIRED WITH CHEESE!

Date: Saturday September 21st. - Wine Room South Park
$45 per person - Reservations required by e-mailing leyla@reids.com

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SECOND CLASS
ABOUT THE PIEMONTE REGION
An area so rich in history - having been under the control of the Dukes of Savoy, Austria, Germany, the Holy Roman Empire, and France and each of these conquerors leaving a permanent mark on the region's culture as well as its winemaking practices. Today Piemonte produces serious wines acclaimed around the world and also recognized for their commitment to perfection when it comes to their winemaking style.

Our class will explore the wines of Giacomo Bologna and the vineyards of Braida, here the diversity of soils expressed in each wine will captivate your palate. Then, Le Piave and the exquisite wines produced in the Boca region where Nebbiolo, Vespolina and Uva Rara grapes are the center of attention. Our final destination is Barolo territory. Our selected vineyard is Schiavenza in the town of Serralunga d'Alba in the heart of Piedmont's Langhe district, celebrated for its Barolo vineyards.

FIVE EXAMPLES OF THE TERROIR PAIRED WITH CHEESE
DATE: Saturday October 26th at noon - Wine Room South Park
$45 per person - Reservations by e-mailing leyla@reids.com