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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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Beat the Heat: Refreshing Whites
Beat the Heat: Refreshing Whites
Regular Price: $69.00
Price Including Tax: $75.12

Saturday, June 25, 2016, 1-3pm
A Walk-Around Tasting

Like linen in summer, crisp, cool, refreshing whites will never go out of style. But how do you decide on the perfect white wine? IWM wants you to keep your cool this summer, both literally and figuratively; join us as we show you the ins, the outs, and the whens of summertime whites. Our knowledgeable sommeliers will pour some of our most favorite whites--from mineral-laden Chablis to flowery Fiano, creamy white Burgundies to steely Pinot Grigio, and bright Riviera whites to sturdy Meursaults, this tasting will give you a panoramic view of summertime’s coolest white wines. Accompanied by regional meats and cheeses, this walk-around tasting will let you explore the wonderful world of summertime whites in IWM’s rustic, elegant Studio del Gusto. It’s the ideal way to toast midsummer with sophistication and class!

Wines of Summer
Wines of Summer
Regular Price: $69.00
Price Including Tax: $75.12

Saturday, July 9, 2016, 1-3pm
A Sit-Down Tasting

Summer is here, and it’s time to stock your cellar with the wines you'll want to enjoy all summer long. From energetic sparklers to crisp whites to grill-worthy reds, the wines of summer are special, easy-going affairs. They complement difficult foods like lobster rolls and Tuna Nicoise, and they make steaks, hamburgers and BBQ sing. Most of all, they’re wines that please the palate while being easy on the wallet. Join us to get to know your wines of summer 2016; our knowledgeable IWM sommelier will guide you through some of our very favorite warm weather wines, help you learn what pairs with summertime's trickier dishes, and show you how off-the-beaten path wines make your summertime even more delicious. Pouring from a selection of red, white and sparkling wines, this tasting event, complemented with regional meats and cheeses, will set you up in style to enjoy summer's heat--while keeping your cool.

Homage to Bastille Day
Homage to Bastille Day
Regular Price: $79.00
Price Including Tax: $86.01

Saturday, July 16, 2016, 1-3pm
A Sit-Down Tasting

July 14th is Bastille Day, or La fête nationale, as it's called in France. This holiday commemorates the storming of the Bastille, the start of the French Revolution, and the creation of the French constitutional monarchy. What better way to honor this historic day than with a tasting dedicated to the tradition of French wines? Join IWM as our knowledgeable sommelier takes you through a journey of wines from France--as well as wines inspired by French winemakers. We'll be pouring a range of French whites and reds hailing from Burgundy and Bordeaux, as well as Italian wines that show the long hand of French wine history in their grape composition, vinification protocol and flavor profiles. This tasting, accompanied by regional meats and cheeses, is perfect way to toast to all that France has given us. Liberté, égalité, fraternité--et vins, at IWM!

Light Summer Lunch: Biodynamic Wines
Light Summer Lunch: Biodynamic Wines
Regular Price: $129.00
Price Including Tax: $140.45

Saturday, July 30, 2016, 1-3pm
A Sit-Down Tasting

That noise you’ve been hearing is the recent buzz about natural wines. They’re the wines that get described as "non-interventionist," "organic," or "biodynamic." But what exactly makes a wine “natural”? Join us for this special wine lunch and learn the natural skinny on wines made from grapes grown without pesticides, made without additives, or made with on the ebbs, the flows and the lunar pull of biodynamic protocol. Accompanied by dishes specially prepared by IWM’s Chef Michael Marcelli and his in-house kitchen, this seated tasting, led by knowledgeable IWM wine experts, will give you the opportunity to enjoy natural, organic and biodynamic wines. Prepare to become a convert to their lively, intense, celestial styles; these wines are more than exciting--they’re naturally alive!

Wine Lovers' Pasta Dinner
Wine Lovers' Pasta Dinner
Regular Price: $199.00
Price Including Tax: $205.77
Early Bird Price $189.00

Tuesday, July 12 | 7:00-10:00 pm | New York, NY

A Sit-Down Tasting Dinner

It’s hard to find a better, more long-lasting, and finer marriage than pasta and wine. Join IWM as we put our passions together in one perfect dinner celebrating Italian pasta and wine, both Italian and French. IWM’s own Chef Michael Marcelli and his in-house kitchen staff will craft five beautiful pasta dishes that invoke individual Italian regions, while our knowledgeable sommeliers pour wines that perfectly complement the meals. From the earthy creations of Abruzzo, to the fresh and vibrant pastas of Sardinia, to the savory delicacies of Basilicata, to the airy gnocchi of Piedmont, this dinner brings together exceptional food, extraordinary wines, and impassioned people--like you! This Wine Lovers' Pasta Dinner is certain to be a memorable evening and it could only come from the world’s leading authority in Italian wine, IWM.
Wine Lovers' Seafood Dinner
Wine Lovers' Seafood Dinner
Regular Price: $219.00
Price Including Tax: $216.66
Early Bird Price $199.00

Tuesday, July 19 | 7:00-10:00 pm | New York, NY

A Sit-Down Tasting Dinner

Seafood, fish, and all that the oceans, rivers and lakes give us are perfect summertime fare. IWM invites you to join us for a special Wine Lovers' Seafood Dinner, celebrating the special union of seafood and wine with courses invoking Italy's coastal regions, from its North (Friuli, Liguria and the Veneto) to its South (Campania and Abruzzo). IWM's own Chef Michael Marcelli and his in-house kitchen staff will craft a special five-course dinner, and our knowledgeable sommeliers will show you that there's more to finding the perfect pairing than merely pouring white wines. Explore your passion for aquatic food and wine while learning how to make mindful wine pairings at your own table. It's a win-win-wine dinner at IWM, and the only thing that can make it better is you!
   
 
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.