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Studio Regionale: Educational Wine Tasting Experiences
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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Italy: Big North
Italy: Big North @ $129.00
Early Bird Price: $109.00
Price Including Tax: $118.67

Saturday, October 20, 2018, 1-3pm
A Sit-Down Tasting

When most people think of northern Italian wines, they think of Valpolicella, Amarone, Soave and not much more--but Italy's northern winemaking regions have millennia of winemaking history and an array of viticultural traditions. Join IWM as our knowledgeable sommelier leads you through a tour of emblematic, delicious, and outrageous expressions from Italy's North. We'll be pouring wines from Valpolicella, Vallee d'Aosta, Friuli, Piemonte and Toscana, and we'll help you to understand the panorama of northern Italy's terroir, traditions, and grapes. Accompanied by regional meats and cheeses, this sit-down tasting offers a terrific education in authentic northern Italian wine. Toe to tip, IWM is where Italian wine lovers come to discover, appreciate, and enjoy their passion for fine Italian wine.

Italy: Bold South
Italy: Bold South @ $119.00
Early Bird Price: $89.00
Price Including Tax: $96.90

Saturday, October 27, 2018, 1-3pm
A Sit-Dpwn Tasting

Campania, Abruzzo, Sicilia, Umbria, and Puglia--the South of Italy doesn't get as much notice as Italy's North, especially when it comes to winemaking. However overshadowed by their showy northern neighbors, Italy's southern regions are where Italian winemaking began, and they're the sites of undiscovered treasures. Join us as we explore the history, traditions, producers, grapes and styles of Italy's southern winemaking regions. We'll pour big reds made from grapes like Sagrantino, Aglianico, and Primitivo, and we'll pour sea-swept, mineral-laden whites that may be refreshing, full-figured or simply surprising. Whites, reds and rosés all hail from Italy's South, where you can find surprisingly affordable bottles that are as finessed, age-worthy and delicious as those from the North. Accompanied by regional meats and cheeses, this tasting gives you a tour of wines off the beaten path, where outstanding wines await!

White Truffle Dinner
White Truffle Dinner @ $489.00
Early Bird Price: $449.00
Price Including Tax: $488.85

Friday, November 2, 2018, 7-10pm
A Sit-Down Dinner Tasting

Italy's white truffles, or tartufo bianco, are known as white diamonds for their delicacy, rarity, and demand. IWM invites you to join us for our annual white truffle dinner, when we'll celebrate Piemonte's white truffles with Barolo, Brunello, Franciacorta and other carefully selected wines at our highly anticipated white truffle event. Truffles flown from Piemonte will be at the centerpiece of this special event as IWM's own Chef Michael Marcelli and his in-house kitchen staff design a dazzling multi-course menu, carefully paired with fantastic wines from cult-inspiring estates, all rounded out with antipasti before and dolci after. Knowledgeable IWM sommeliers will pour Baroli and Brunelli, and with other beloved Italian wines, all while explaining the ins and outs of food pairing, regional terroir, and Italian tradition. It's the most wonderful time of the year--truffle season--and we invite you to celebrate it in style with IWM.

   
 
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.