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Weekend Italiano - Wine Tasting. EW18

  • 09 Mar 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • The Food Building, 1401 Marshall St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413



Guided wine tasting featuring the wines of Castello di Neive, Piedmont

Saturday, March 9th, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM


Join Nikki Erpelding at Weekend Italiano for a guided wine tasting of the wines of Castello di Neive of Piemonte.

Castello di Neive comprises a 60 hectare estate, all in the Neive township, in the Langhe area of the Piemonte region. 25 hectares of the property are devoted to grape growing.  All the production is obtained from Castello di Neive’s own vines in the following vineyards: Basarin, Cortini, Gallina, Marcorino, Messoirano-Montebertotto, Valtorta and the famous Santo Stefano. 

The wine tasting will feature six wines: Arneis, Grignolino, Dolcetto, Barbera, Barbaresco and Barbaresco Santo Stefano.

Delectable appetizers will be provided by ICC Board Member Astrid Garino using products kindly donated by Alessi 

Meet Nikki Erpelding 

Program Instructor for the Wine Professional Certificate, Saint Paul College And Owner/Instructor, Vine Lab Wine & Spirits Academy MN

With a passion for food and wine…Nikki’s storied career includes, restaurant management, boutique wine wholesaler, retail management/buyer in Wine & Spirits. Nikki’s full-time position is Italian fine wine specialist & Territory Manager of Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska & the Dakotas, for Leonardo LoCascio Selections, a member of The Winebow Group.

Nikki’s role as wine educator began in 2011 at Saint Paul College teaching the 14 week-Wine Professional Certificate program and now also runs the Globally recognized WSET level 1 and 2 wine courses at her new school, Vine Lab Wine & Spirits Academy MN.

Registration required

WHEN: Saturday, March 9th, 2019  6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

WHERE: The Food Building, 1401 Marshall St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
PRICE: $35 Members & $45 Non-Members


The Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis/St. Paul is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization
 528 Hennepin Ave | Minneapolis, MN 55403 | (612) 295-4111 

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