Italian Red Wine Class @ Il Bel Paese - 25 October

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Come and join me for the fourth of a series of five classes on Italian wines in which we will explore the red wines of Italy.

In this class, we will review its best red wines appellations, learn about various aspects of terroir that helps create unique red wines and we will introduce wine tasting techniques to help us discern quality from the rest.

In this session, we will taste:

• Valpolicella Classico Doc Superiore ‘Ripasso’, Aldegheri
• Cannonau di Sardegna Doc, Santa Maria La Palma
• Primitivo Igt ‘Triusco’, Rivera
• Barolo Docg ‘Matè’, Abrate
• Brunello di Montalcino Docg, Argiano -
• Recioto della Valpolicella Classico Doc, Aldegheri

This master class will be held in Il Bel Paese's 3rd floor restaurant in Wanchai.

Dates: 25 October 2010 (Monday)

Time: From 19h00 to 21h00

Price: HKD 380

Where: Il Bel Paese, 51-53 Hennessy Road – Tel. 2528 2200

Booking: At any Il Bel Paese shop:

68 Bonham Road – tel. 2858 2162

85 Caine Road – tel. 2549 8893

25 Queen’s Road East – tel. 2804 2992
51-53 Hennessy Road – tel. 2528 2200

Happy Valley
23 Sing Woo Road – tel. 2868 2818

Book early as places are limited!

Tastings will be led by JC Viens, who is a Certified Tutor of the Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET) and a holder of the WSET Diploma, seen as an essential qualification to becoming Master of Wine. Avid wine lover and a storyteller, he has travelled extensively throughout the various wines regions of Italy.