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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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Prunotto Winemaker Dinner
Prunotto by Antinori - A Winemaker Dinner
Regular Price: $269.99
Price Including Tax: $293.95

Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 7:00-10:00pm
A Sit-Down Tasting Dinner

The Prunotto winery has a long history in Piemonte that stretches back nearly 100 years, and IWM is thrilled to commemorate the outstanding achievements of this storied estate with an intimate and exclusive tasting dinner hosted by Prunotto’s esteemed winemaker, Emanuele Baldi. Though the estate had been owned and operated by Alfredo Prunotto since 1923, in 1989 it was purchased by Antinori, the “first family of Italian wine”, who promptly acquired seven additional hectares in the prestigious Bussia cru of Barolo, along with another 27 acres in the area of Agliano, an ideal zone for the cultivation of Barbera. Today Prunotto is known for its careful grape selection, and is constantly striving to improve its quality with modern innovations such as automatic pump-overs and the use of wooden fermentation vats while also maintaining a healthy respect for the region’s time-tested traditions. IWM’s knowledgeable team of sommeliers will be pouring a beautiful range of vintage Prunotto Barolos and Barberas spanning between 1998 and 2012, paired with a spectacular dinner featuring a special five-course menu created specifically for these beautiful wines by IWM's Chef Mike Marcelli and his staff. It's a unique evening that could only be brought to you by the world's leading authority in Italian wine, IWM.
Run for the Roses, with Champagne!
Run for the Roses, with Champagne!
List Price: $144.99
Price: $157.86

Saturday, May 7, 2016, 1-3pm
A Sit-Down Tasting

Break out the bonnets and get ready for Mother's Day! Spring is here, summer is on its way, and celebration is in the air. Join IWM as we welcome spring's traditions, holidays, and warm weather with open arms at this tasting celebrating perfect pairings. We'll be pouring some of our favorite Champagnes, beautiful crisp white Burgundies, and elegant red wines, all specially paired with cheeses to create a terrific taste sensation. Bring your mother, your jockey, or your best friend to this event and celebrate life with style!

Italian Reds & French Whites
Italian Reds & French Whites
List Price: $124.99
Price: $136.08

Saturday, May 14, 2016, 1-3pm
A Sit-Down Tasting

Italy and France may be rivals on the soccer pitch, but they're perfect complements at your table and in your wine glass. Join us as we explore some of the wines you should be drinking this spring, this summer and on into fall! Led by a knowledgeable IWM sommelier, this wine tasting event, complemented by regional meats and cheeses, will guide you through some of France's best loved white Burgundies, exploring their differences, nuances, and terroir; then we'll double down on your palate education by selecting Italian reds that work in concert with these French whites. Selecting from some of our favorite Italian producers, grapes, regions and styles, these red wines will give you pairing ideas for years to come!

Demystifying Sake
Demystifying Sake
List Price: $99.99
Price: $108.86

Saturday, May 21, 2016, 1-3pm
A Sit-Down Tasting

You might know of sake from enjoying Japanese restaurants and drinking it with your sushi or sashimi. You might also know sake from spending time in Japan and reveling in the local fare. Or you might know about the special beverages because they have become increasingly hip, exploding in American wine culture. But how much about sake do you really know? Join IWM at this very special tasting and learn about how this special beverage is made, its many designations and variations, and how protocol influences sake as much, or possibly more, than other wines. IWM’s guest sake expert Haruke Black will pour eight different sakes, with bottles that are textured, dry, aromatic, complex, or elegant--all complemented by regional snacks. This sake tasting is going to be thrilling.

Italian Whites & Reds for Summer
Italian Whites & Reds for Summer
List Price: $94.99
Price: $103.42

Saturday, May 28, 2016, 1-3pm
A Sit-Down Tasting

Summer is just around the corner, and with Labor Day on the horizon, it's not too soon to stock your cellar with the wines you'll want to enjoy all summer long. Italy's warm weather, coastal regions, and easy living make for natural summertime pairings. A 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 Italy's Amalfi Coast, Tuscan hills, and off-the-beaten path wines make your summertime even more delicious. Pouring from a selection of red and white 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.

   
 
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.