New Wine Workshop Series @ Il Bel Paese - Classic Wine Regions of Italy - 27 October, Piedmont

barbaresco.jpg Please join me for a new series of wine workshops at Il Bel Paese in which we will explore the Classic Wine Regions of Italy.

In each session, we will explore the typical wines of each regions, taste their best examples, and identify the specific characteristics of each wines in relations to the others. We will focus on style, structure, and aromatics to identify typicity, and terroir.

The journey starts from one of the most outstanding areas of wine production in Italy. Thanks to a long history of dedication and innovation, Piedmont is the region with the highest concentration of quality wine. Piedmont wine, such as Barbaresco and Barolo, have reached in the last two decades the status or great world wines.

In our 1st session, we will taste:

- Prunotto Barbera d'Asti Fiulot
- Villa Sparina Gavi di Gavi
- Massolino Dolcetto d'Alba
- Abrate Barbera d'Alba Castelvè
- Massolino Barolo
- Abrate Moscato d'Asti in Fine


When: 27 October 2011 (Thursday), 19h00-21h00

Where: Il Bel Paese: 1/F, The Burlington, 51-53 Hennessy Road, Wanchai

Price: HKD 380

Booking: at any Il Bel Paese Shops in Hong Kong or by telephone: 2528 2200 / 2868 1300


This series will also include:

- Veneto - 17 November
- Trentino - 08 December

Looking forward to meet you then!




This tasting 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 (Merit). He is now studying to become Master of Wine. Married to an Italian, he has traveled extensively throughout the various wines regions of Italy.