Discover Italian Wine: History and Tasting
Session 2: 5-week course — in English with Carlo Ellena.
Session 3: 3-week course — in English with Carlo Ellena.
Friday, 5:00 – 6:30 pm
Make it an occasion! Instructor Carlo Ellena will lead you to a virtual tour through the most important regions for Italian wine, to learn their geography and the history of their wines. You can enjoy a wine tasting experience, purchasing the wine and food suggested in advance by the instructor via email. First region: Piemonte, followed by Lombardia, Veneto, Toscana, Marche/Umbria. Second session region: Campania, Trentino/Friuli, Sicilia/Sardegna.
For the first class – main wines to purchase (optional):
- Rosso: Barbaresco: Cà del Baio or Barbaresco Autinbej 2017 or NADA FIORENZO BARBARESCO MANZOLA, 2016 (paring with spicy cheese as Gorgozola, with grissini)
- Bianco: Roero arneis, giovanni almondo – bricco delle ciliegie 2019, or rocca felice (pairing with aged cheese like Bra cheese or Castelmagno cheese, grissin)
- Dolce: Brachetto, Castello Banfi Rosa Legale (pairing with hazelnuts and dried fruit)
Drop-ins to each class are allowed. $35. Call the office (301) 215-7885 to reserve and pay by phone.