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WINE TASTING LE VIE DEL VINO. The Southern Wines of Puglia and Campania.

  • 08 Jul 2022
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Alley Entrance - 1625 Hennepin Ave - Suite 250 - Minneapolis, MN 55403 (Google Maps: Foresight Associates)
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LE VIE DEL VINO

The Southern Wines of Puglia and Campania


LIVE WINE EDUCATION

APPETIZERS, LIVE MUSIC, ROOFTOP VIEW

Friday, July 8, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

(In-person)




Join us for an evening of live music, light-appetizers and a wine tasting tour of Italy's southern regions of Campania and Puglia.

Although wines have been produced in each region for millennia, Campania, the ‘shin’ of the Italian peninsula, is more widely recognized as the birthplace of pizza, lemon groves and the breathtaking Amalfi Coast than a producer of great wines. While Puglia, the ‘heel’ of the peninsula is known more for its agricultural output than that of a fine wine producing region.

But the times they are a' changing! Both Campania and Puglia can now be counted as true hidden gem regions, capable of producing beautiful, food-friendly and age-worthy wines.

We’ll discuss a brief history of each region and enjoy 5 wines from the light, crisp almost ‘salty’ whites, ideal for pairing with fish and seafood, to the big, bold and age-worthy reds that are the perfect compliment to fresh grilled vegetables, fruity tomatoes, peppery olive oils and just about anything cooked over an open-fire!

In addition to 5 wines from the south, you will enjoy appetizers and live music performed by Vittorio and The Bridges with the beautiful Minneapolis summer skyline in the background.

The wine portion of the evening will be expertly led by David Johnson, a CMS-Certified Sommelier and life-long Italian wine-enthusiast.

Space is limited! Register now.


IMPORTANT - COVID POLICY UPDATE:

PLEASE READ! By registering for this in-person class, you fully agree to the ICC COVID POLICY: Proof of vaccination or a negative test within 72 hours to be shown upon entry, masking optional.

For any questions, write us at contact@theitalianculturalcenter.org




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