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ONLINE TASTING: Discover North-East & East Italy

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Duration
2 hours

Event Description

Our Italian tour continues as we discover the production heartland of Italy, Veneto with nearby regions such as Friuli Venezia Giulia and Marche. Veneto houses the Corvina grape variety which is the backbone powerhouse grape behind Bardolino, Valpolicella (Ripasso) and Amarone della Valpolicella and white wine production is dominated by Soave with increasing amounts of Pinot Grigio found here as well as a sizeable fizz production in the way of Prosecco. The region of Friuli is extremely exciting with the variety Friuliano carving out a reputation for high quality white whilst the region on Marche on the east coast has a consistent production of decent white, most notably Verdicchio.

This tasting is designed to explore the diverse variety of wines available from Italy produced from their fascinating indigenous grape varieties most of which are only found within Italy.

Big wine to look forward to: Amarone DOCG

The Wines:

For this tasting, students will receive tasting kits with 50ml samples of the wines tasted throughout the duration of this course. 

  • Tasting kit delivery can be made to anywhere within the UK. If you are interested in receiving the course tasting kits, however your delivery address is not within the UK, please get in touch BEFORE booking as depending where you are located, we may be able to still arrange delivery for an additional fee.
  • If you do NOT want to receive a tasting kit, and just want to book onto the evening without receiving wine samples that is absolutely fine! Please just enter the code 4WKREGSE as a ‘Promotional Code’ upon checking out, and the tasting kit associated fees on this tasting will be removed before you make payment. The tasting registration fee is £10.
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