Italy 101: Prepare your Palate

Italy 101


Through lecture, demonstration, and practice, participants will be guided through an introduction to the wine-tasting process, including how to use the senses to describe wine characteristics and quality. A general overview of winegrowing and winemaking will be provided. 

The following will be demystified:  serving temperatures, when and what to decant, drink it now or age it, tools of the trade, deciphering the label, as well as suggestions on food and wine pairing will be discussed.

As the theme country for the upcoming Vancouver International Wine Festival is Italy, tasting will focus on a selection Italian wines. Participants will be taken on a visual tour of the country, and will be given suggestions on how to approach the tasting room at the wine festival.

Date: Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
Time: 6:30 - 8:00pm
Location: Marquis Wine Cellars (1034 Davie Street)


Italy 201 - COMING SOON


Tickets are non-refundable. Send a friend or we can reschedule you for the next class pending availability. But life happens, so please call or email as soon as possible. Should you need to cancel seven days prior to the event, we will refund you 50% of the ticket price for store credit.

February 17, 2016 at 6:30pm - 8pm
Marquis Wine Cellars
1034 Davie St
Vancouver, BC V6E1M3
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