Wines of Piedmont

November 16, 2017 (Thu)
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Astor Center
399 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10003

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Cost: $79

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Cheese     Tasting (sit down)     Wine    

A mountain of world-class wines await you in Italy’s Piedmont. We’ll explore this incredible wine destination through its famous offerings—Barolo, Barbaresco, and more—while discussing its indigenous grapes and styles.

What you can expect:

  • 1 welcome wine.
  • 6 tasting pours of Piedmont wines.
  • Palate-cleansing bread and cheese.
  • 2 hours of instruction, including Q&A time with an Astor Center instructor.

What you will learn:

  • The important winemaking sub-regions within Piedmont.
  • Some lesser-known but equally enjoyable sub-regions of Piedmont.
  • A good grasp of Piedmont's heavy-hitters like Barolo and Barbaresco.
  • The unifying and varying characteristics of wines from this region.
  • The diverse wine styles that Piedmont offers.

Level: Beginner - Beyond Basics
Style: Guided Wine Tasting Class
Food Served: Bread & Cheese
Good For: Wine Enthusiasts, Wine Curious, Italian Wine Lover, Fun with Friends, Date Night

What class-goers are saying about this instructor:
“I loved our instructor. Her enthusiasm was contagious, and there was clarity in the way she presented the material and explained elusive concepts. All this without a grain of condescension so often present in other wine specialists.”