Demonstration Wine/cocktail +21 Italian

The Italian Renaissance of Wine

In quality, quantity and pure enjoyment, Italy is the world’s greatest wine-grower.  But until the 1950’s, most Italian wine was sold in bulk, with no reference to grape, region or vintage.  How did this nation known for straw-wrapped bottles of plonk transform into America’s favorite import?  Join Advanced Sommelier Mary Ross as we taste 5 favorite Italian wines - including Classico's from Amarone and one of Italy's most sought-after Chianti's - paired with stuzzichini (Italian noshes), practice Italian wine terms and reveal how Chicago became the heart of Italy’s wine Renaissance.

Learn more about Advanced Sommelier Mary Ross here.

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