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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20
Teacher: Mary Ross

What you'll learn in this wine tasting class:

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, in this virtual class as we taste 3 favorite Italian wines, practice Italian wine terms and discuss traditional and New World food pairings for Italian wine!

To enhance your experience, we recommend you’re tasting the same wines with Mary Ross during class. Order your three 750ml bottles of Italian wine by 12/12 for curbside pickup from The Chopping Block Lincoln Square on Tuesday 12/8, Thursday 12/10, or Saturday 12/12 from 3-5pm.

Wines Featured in Class:

  • Prosecco Superiore, Adami “Bosco di Gica”
  • Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, Baron Cornacchiam “Cassanova”, 2016
  • Chianti Classico, Il Molino de Grace, 2015

If you’re unable to pick up the wines from TCB, we recommend you procure bottles featuring the same region and grape. This includes:

  • Prosecco from Italy
  • Montepulciano d’Abruzzo from Abruzzo, Italy
  • Chianti Classico from Tuscany, Italy

If you’re looking for classic food to complement these wines, Mary suggests Italian cured meats, cheeses and/or pizza! Or, order one of our charcuterie and cheese plates available for curbside pickup on Friday, 12/11 from 4-5pm.

Our virtual tastings, via Zoom, are a fun opportunity to watch your sommelier in action. Our Zoom moderator will make sure your questions submitted through the chat option are answered during or  after class. The tasting packet will be provided upon registration. 

Since our stores remain closed for COVID-19, we unfortunately cannot accept gift cards as form of payment for virtual classes at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience!

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This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

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A one-week notice is required for cancellation of any class. If you do not cancel by telephone at least 1 week in advance of your scheduled class, we will charge your credit card in full for the class. Please feel free to send a friend in your place if you cannot attend and it is within one week of the class as no refunds will be available. All classes also have a non-refundable, non-transferable 10% fee for the operational and administrative costs incurred by The Chopping Block. This service fee will not be refunded and cannot be transferred in the case of any cancellation.
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