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Discover the Old World feel of the Italian Wine Merchants showroom, Studio del Gusto, and Vintage Room. IWM offers an unparalleled experience in tasting events. Hand-picked wine selections and a menu inspired by IWM's Culinary Team showcases Italian warmth in the most exceptional of spaces.
Public Wine Tastings / Experiences Private Events: Vintage Tasting Room
Give your Saturday a whole new spin by treating your palate well. IWM’s Saturday tastings present a different region or style each week, enabling participants to work their way through the Boot over time. Make a standing date for these new sessions and embark on a continuing education that never ends.
For an intimate and informative event IWM offers tastings for 2-10 people in our Vintage Room. An in-house sommelier will guide you and your guests through a customized selection of wines.
Private Events: Studio del Gusto Private At-Home Wine Tastings
This elegant setting can accommodate up to 120 guests for private tastings. A true enoteca, the Studio del Gusto allows you to share in the rich heritage of Italy as the wine selections unfold throughout the evening. Plan a walk-around tasting where guests can mingle during the event or opt for a formal, seated dinner.
Enoteca A Casa Tua—our way of saying "IWM brings it home”—is the guiding inspiration behind our private wine events. In other words, we bring our signature tastings to you—recreating the authentic IWM onsite experience in the context of your home environment.
Private Off-Site Wine Tastings
IWM can deliver the lifestyle of Italian wine to your doorstep with our customized off-site tastings. We work with clients to design appropriate wine lists to serve in homes, offices, or other special event locations. In-house sommeliers present the wines while food prepared by IWM chefs is served to complement the tastings.
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Killer B's of Italy: Barolo, Brunello, Barbaresco, Barbera
Killer B's of Italy: Barolo, Brunello, Barbaresco, Barbera @ $129.00
Early Bird Price: $109.00
Price Including Tax: $118.67
SOLD OUT - Please call 212.473.2323 for availability.

Saturday, April 20, 2019, 1-3pm
A Sit-Down Tasting

Italian wine can be confusing, but IWM's popular Killer B's tasting brings Italian wine to its simplest--and most iconic--parts. Just Barolo, Brunello, Barbaresco and Barbera form the core of this casual, delicious event that is a perennial favorite. Let IWM's knowledgeable sommelier fill your glass with wine and your head with knowledge, and experience what makes each of these wines the most sought-after, popular and representative wines of Italy. Featuring beautiful Barolo, brooding Brunello, regal Barbaresco. and vibrant Barbera, this special sit-down tasting, accompanied by regional meats and cheeses, will help you get to know, appreciate, and love these legendary wines just a little bit better. There's a lot of buzz around these killer B's--spend a Saturday with us to see why.

Italian Stallions: Big Reds
Italian Stallions: Big Reds @ $189.00
Early Bird Price: $149.00
Price Including Tax: $162.22

Saturday, April 27, 2019, 1-3pm
A Sit-Down Tasting

Join us for Italian Stallions, a special Saturday tasting of wines that celebrate the marriage of pure Italian power and sheer Italian elegance. Like the sight of a noble, galloping horse, "Big Red" brings to mind a host of connotations--boldness, power, and wild beauty, to name a few. While big red wines hail from all over the globe, IWM has a special love for Italy's big, daring, and intense reds. Guided by a knowledgeable IWM sommelier and accompanied by regional meats and cheeses, this glorious tasting will feature opulent, dense, and unexpectedly finessed red Italian wines (perhaps with a surprise white for balance), coming from some of our favorite Italian producers. This event is big, it's beautiful, and it's only available at IWM, the world's leading authority in Italian wine.

Giacosa Vintage Release Dinner
Bruno Giacosa Vintage Release Dinner @ $229.00
Early Bird Price: $199.00
Price Including Tax: $216.66

Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 7-10pm
A Sit Down Dinner Tasting

Learning from his father and grandfather, Bruno Giacosa was influenced by Piemonte's winemaking traditions, and he found his inspiration in wines from the past, when there was less sophistication, fewer treatments, and less handling, and in so doing, Giacosa, who passed way in 2018, led the way in traditionally styled Barbaresco an Barolo. We'd like to invite you to join IWM as we celebrate the new releases of Bruno Giacosa wines with the estate's brand ambassador, Daniele Sbordi, at a special five-course dinner! Featuring Bruno Giacosa's 2015 Barbaresco Asili, Barolo Falletto di Serralunga, and Barolo Falletto Vigna Le Rocche, this dinner will give Giacosa fans a first look at one of the greatest vintages in the new millennium. Like a jeweler creating the ideal setting for a beautiful gem, IWM's own Chef Michael Marcelli and his in-house kitchen staff will create dishes that will perfectly complement these new Giacosa releases, making for a memorable, intimate evening. Great wines from a legendary winemaker--it's an event that could only come from IWM, the world's leading authority in Italian wine.

Palari Winemaker Lunch
Palari Winemaker Lunch @ $179.00
Early Bird Price: $129.00
Price Including Tax: $140.45

Saturday, May 11, 2019, 1-4pm
A Sit Down Lunch Tasting

Brothers Salvatore and Giampaolo Geraci founded the Palari estate with the desire to return the ancient Sicilian wine Faro to its former glory, and, judging from Palari's results, they have succeeded. IWM invites you to join us and Salvatore Geraci as we explore, experience and enjoy the fruits of Palari's efforts at a very special winemaker lunch. Featuring five delicious courses, created by IWM's own Chef Michael Marcelli and his in-house staff, and showcasing multiple bottles of Palari's world-class wines, this luncheon event will be hosted by winemaker Salvatore Geraci, who will give insights into Palari's land, history, wines, and vintages. Intimate, delicious, and inspiring, this winemaker event will feel like a trip to Sicilia--without ever leaving glamorous Union Square.