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Studio Regionale—Educational Wine Tastings
Two formats, all led by an IWM sommelier:

• “A Taste of” offers a casual tasting experience, providing a general regional or topical overview in a walk-around, relaxed context. Participants receive a complimentary selection of Italian regional cheeses and house-cured meats along with a tasting booklet featuring IWM’s proprietary notes.

• “A Study of” program takes on a more formal and sophisticated approach, addressing the history and philosophy of the wines considered. This “sit-down”caters to those looking to refine their wine knowledge and tasting ability. Participants receive a complimentary sampling of Italian regional foods prepared by IWM chefs and a tasting booklet featuring IWM’s proprietary notes.
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Valentine's Brunch – Romantic Pairings
Valentine's Brunch – Romantic Pairings
List Price: $174.99
Price Including Tax $190.52

Saturday, February 13, 2016, 1-3pm
A Sit-Down Tasting Brunch

It’s the one holiday devoted to couples, and this Valentine’s Day, IWM wants to show you and yours our favorite pairings at a very special brunch. Chef Mike Marcelli and his IWM kitchen will create decadent dishes to delight your senses including fresh oysters, foie gras and caviar, which we’ll pair with some of our favorite Champagnes, global sparkling wines and rich reds. Join us to celebrate your love for wine, for food, and for great company, and see first-hand how easy it is for even difficult dishes to find the perfect match. From antipasti to sweets, and from sparklers to decadent wines, IWM wants to celebrate perfect pairings, an event made even more complete with you!

Big Reds
Big Reds
List Price: $94.99
Price Including Tax $103.42

Saturday, February 20, 2016, 1-3pm
A Sit-Down Tasting

"Big Red" is a term we like to use a lot at Italian Wine Merchants. Whether we employ it to organize a tasting, create an offering, or simply to describe the contents of a bottle, we have a fondness for the ideal of the Big Red. It's a term that brings to mind a host of connotations--the boldness, the power, the unabashed lushness of the color red gets a gloss of intensification with the addition of the word "big." Put these words together, and you get a style of wine that you can’t help but love. This Saturday we invite you to discover the range of wines this beloved category offers. Guided by a knowledgeable IWM sommelier, this glorious tasting, complemented by meats and cheeses, is devoted to exploring the lushness, the power, and the unexpected finesse of the Big Red in wines from some of our favorite producers. It’s big, it’s beautiful, and it’s a lot of delicious fun packed in some very great reds.

One Grape Sensation
One Grape Sensation
List Price: $74.99
Price Including Tax $81.65

Saturday, February 27, 2016, 1-3pm
A Walk-Around Tasting

Some wines are singular sensations--they’re called “mono-varietals,” and they are pure expressions of one specific grape. Barolo, Barbaresco, Brunello are all Italian mono-varietals, and so too are some Super-Tuscan wines, bottlings like the Merlot Redigaffi or the Syrah Scrio. This tasting, led by a knowledgeable IWM sommelier and accompanied by regional meats and cheeses, takes a look at Italy’s great mono-varietal wines with a comprehensive view that sweeps from Italy’s North to its South. In the company of some great blends for comparison, these mono-varietal wines will offer an laser-like view of some of your grapes; get to know Nebbiolo, Aglianico, or Sangiovese Grosso better as you join us for One Grape Sensation, a unique view of Italian wines that could only happen at IWM, the world’s leading authority in Italian wine.

Participants receive:
• As a courtesy to our guests, IWM is extending a one time special discount on select wines featured at each tasting seminar valid the day of the event.
• Tasting Booklet that includes IWM’s proprietary notes

*If registering separately from your party, please specify this in the comments section during the checkout process so we can do our best to seat your party together.

Billing Note: During order checkout, please select 'Pick Up @ IWM' as your shipping method. Your order acts as a reservation, meaning no items will be shipped; however, NYC tax rates are applied.

Cancellation Policy: Due to the fact that most of our tastings have a wait list, cancellations with a full refund are accepted up to 48 hours prior to tasting date. No refunds will be granted for cancellations after this point. Walk-ins are welcome, however priority will be given to those holding a confirmed reservation.