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In Italy, making wine, like eating or breathing is so natural that it seems instinctive. Thousands of grape varieties grow everywhere: There is virtually no place where vine does not grow.

There are nine hundred thousand registered vineyards scattered throughout Italy's twenty regions. The purpose of this 8-hour program is to demystify Italian wines through a series of four regional tastings. We will start our virtual wine journey in the southern part of Italy and the Islands; then we will travel to central Italy and visit the north east. Finally, we will complete our journey in the north west.

There will be bite-sized regional Italian tasting selections by Chef Roberto Commino to accompany the wines at each session.

Course Structure

  • Introduction to Italian Wine History, Geography and Climate
  • Southern Italy and the Islands
    Sicily, Sardinia, Calabria, Puglia, Basilicata and Campania
    The Wines
    :
    • Greco di Tufo, Lava DOCG
    • Primitivo di Manduria, Tenuta Potenti IGT
    • Ulysse Etna Rosso 2011 DOC 
    • Aglianico, Vigneti del Vulture, Pipoli, DOC
    • Nero d’Avola Occipinti 2014 IGP, Sicily
    • Montessu Isola dei Nuraghi IGP, Sardena
    • Passito di Pantelleria Bukkuram Sole d’Agosto 2012 DOC
  • Central Italy
    Abruzzo, Marche, Umbria, Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany
    The Wines:
    • Trebbiano d’Abruzzo Gran Sasso DOC
    • Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi, Velenosi DOC
    • Orvieto Classico Santa Cristina 2016 DOC
    • Lambrusco Frizzante dell'Emilia Amabile IGP
    • Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Gran Sasso DOC
    • Marchese Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva 2015 DOCG
    • Argentiera Bolgheri Superiore 2014 DOC
    • Fuligni Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2012 DOCG
    • Isole e Olena Vin Santo del Chianti Classico, 2006 DOC
  • North East Italy
    Alto Adige, Trentino, Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia
    The Wines:
    • Pitars Prosecco Brut Millesimato 2015 DOC
    • Tedeschi Soave Classico DOC
    • Punggl Pinot Grigio 2016 DOC
    • Zuani Ribolla Gialla Sodevo DOC
    • Allegrini Valpolicella 2017 DOC
    • Zenato Ripassa Valopolicella Superiore 2014 DOC
    • Zyme Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2014 DOC
  • North West Italy
    Lombardy, Piemonte, Barolo, Barbaresco and Liguria
    The Wines:
    • Bellavista Alma Gran Cuvée Franciacorta Brut DOCG
    • Villa Sparina Gavi di Gavi DOC
    • Pre-phylloxera Barbera d’Alba 2016 DOC
    • Massolino Dolcetto d'Alba 2014 DOC
    • Barbaresco Vigneto Bordini La Spinetta 2013 DOCG
    • Barolo Vignaelena Riserva 2012 DOCG
    • Massolino Moscato d’Asti 2015 DOCG

Useful Note

Total Hours: 8 hours
Duration: 4 days
Date: Monday 8 - Thursday 11 OCTOBER, 2018
Time: 18:00 hrs. - 20:00 hrs.
Language Conducted: English with Thai translation
No. of Participants: 12
Course Fee: THB 12,000
*Entry Requirement: Participants must be at least 20 years old.

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2018
Oct 8, 2018 - Oct 11, 2018 (Standard, in English)
฿ 12,000.00

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