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Philly Wine Week: The Italian Wine Class

Friday, April 3 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

$51 – $89
Italian Wine

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Italy has a well-earned reputation for being one of the world’s best producers of fine wine.  Grapes are grown in all parts of the country, from mountainous terrain, volcanic soils,  to the Mediterranean coastline.  Italians have been master winemakers for centuries,  an ancient culture influenced by Greeks, Phoenicians, and Romans.

This diversity is why Italy grows a vast number of native grapes, more than any other country in the world. In this class, you will experience and learn about the most famous Italian wine grapes.

 


Tasting Sheets for Previous Italian Wine Classes

July 2019

First Flight

Vietti 2017 Arneis (Roero DOCG)

Tasca d’Almerita Tenuta Regaleali 2017 “Cavallo delle Fate” Grillo (Sicilia DOC)

Second Flight

Cataldo Calabretta 2015 Ciro Rosso Classico Superiore DOC (Calabria)

2. Planeta 2015 Cerasuolo di Vittoria DOCG (Sicily)

Third Flight

1. La Massa 2016 “Chianti Classico” (Toscana IGT)

Cantina Tudernum 2008 Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG (Umbria)

Fourth Flight

Casa Girelli 2015 Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore DOC (Veneto)

2. Anzivino 2012 Gattinara DOCG (Piedmont)

December 2017

Romans
1. Castello Di Torre In Piertra 2015 “Macchia Sacra” Lazio

Ligures and Veneti
1. Zenato 2013 “Alanera” Rosso, Veronese

2. Bersano 2011 “Generala” Barbera d’Asti, Superiore Nizza

Sicani and Messapii
1. Angiuli Donato 2014 Primitivo, Gioia del Colle

2. Azienda Agricola Cos 2013 Pithos, Sicilia

Lucani
1. Societa Agricola Nativ 2013 Aglianico, Irpinia

Etruscans and Picentes
1. Barba I Vasari 2013 “Old Vines” Montepulciano d’Abruzzo

2. Carpineta Fontalpino 2012 ‘Do Ut Des’ Toscana

October 2017

First Flight

1. Destro 2012 “Nausica” Bianco Terre, Sicily

2. Fabbrica San Martino 2012 Colline Lucchesi Bianco, Tuscany

Second Flight

1. Allegrini 2014 Valpolicella, Veneto

2. Ioppa 2013 Colline Navaresi, Piedmont

Third Flight

1. Dei 2014 Rosso di Montepulciano, Tuscany

2. Ciu Ciu 2011 “Oppidum” Marche Rosso IGT, Italy

Fourth Flight

1. Cantine Nicosia 2012 “Vulka” Etna Rosso, Sicily

2. Tormaresca 2012 “Trentangeli Rosso” Castel Del Monte, Puglia

December 2015

North & South
1. Abbazia Di Novacella 2014 Kerner, Trentino Alto Adige

2. Donnafugata 2012 “Anthilia” Sicilia Bianco

Southern Italy
1. Apollonio 2010 “Terragnolo” Primitivo, Salento

2. Mastroberardino 2011 “Mastro” Aglianico, Campania

Central Italy
1. Castelli del Grevepesa 2010 “Clemente VII” Chianti Classico Riserva

2. Villa Mora 2007 Sagrantino di Montefalco

Northern Italy
1. Terre del Barolo 2010 Barolo

2. Tedeschi 2009 Amarone della Valpolicella

February 2014

Flight 1: White Wine
1. Kellerei Terlan 2012 Pinot Bianco DOC, Alto Adige

Flight 2: Mezzogiorno Reds

1. Graci 2011 Etna Rosso DOC, Sicily

2. I Capitani 2007 “Jumara” Aglianico, Campi Taurasini DOC, Campania

Flight 3: Central Reds
1. Tolaini 2009 “Al Passo” Toscana IGT, Tuscany

2. Fattoria La Gerla 2007 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Tuscany

3. Villa Mora 2007 Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG, Umbria

Flight 4: Northern Reds
1. Acinatico 2010 Valpolicella Classico Superiore Ripasso DOC, Veneto

2. Oddero 2008 Barolo DOCG, Piedmont

December 2013

First Flight
1. Giovanni Almondo 2012 Roero Arneis (Piedmont)

2. Villa Sparina 2011 Gavi di Gavi (Piedmont)

Second Flight
1. Graci 2011 Etna Rosso (Sicily)

2. Mastroberardino Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio 2010 Rosso (Campagnia)

Third Flight
1. Ercole Velenosi 2004 Ludi Rosso (Marche)

2. Castell’in Villa 2008 Chianti Classico (Tuscany)

Fourth Flight
1. Accordini 2011 Valpolicella Classico Acinatico Ripasso (Veneto)

2. Travaglini 2005 Gattinara (Piedmont)

 

February 2013

Flight 1
Pacher Hof 2010 Muller Thurgau 2010, Alto Adige
Feudi Di San Gregorio 2010 Falangina, Campania

Flight 2
Bisci 2008 Verdicchio, Toscani

Flight 3
Abbazia Di Novacella 2010 Lagrein, Alto Adige

Fratelli Revello Nebbiolo 2009, Langhe

Flight 4
Irpinia 2006 Aglianico, Campania

Perticaia 2005 Montefalco Sagrantino, Umbria

Flight 5
Castello Di Fonterutoli 2006 “Siepi”, Toscana

Details

Date:
Friday, April 3
Time:
7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Cost:
$51 – $89
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Website:
https://www.vinology.com/the-wine-classes/

School

Wine School of Philadelphia
109 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Phone:
(215) 965-1514
Website:
www.vinology.com

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