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Spiaggia and Select Italy Host Women in Wine Tasting

  • Spiaggia Lounge -2nd Floor 980 N Michigan Ave Chicago, IL, 60611 United States (map)

$65.00 Buy Tickets Here: http://womeninwine.bpt.me/

Join Spiaggia's Sommelier/Beverage Director Rachael Lowe and wine expert Cathy Mantuano on a journey through Italian wine featuring Italy's most prominent female winemakers for a Women in Wine event.  Guests will taste five different wines paired with stuzzi from the Spiaggia Lounge. $65, inclusive of tax and gratuity. 

To complement the evening, Select Italy, a full service travel company, will introduce guests to the history of the wines and their makers. Select Italy's Martina Zuccarello will lead guests through an analysis of each wine's characteristics, highlighting the influences from the strong women, history, culture, people, and region involved in the making of each.

Guests will taste:
2007 Ferrari 'Perle' Trento DOC / Camilla Lunelli
Chunked Parmigiano Reggiano

2013 Occhipinti 'SP68 Bianco' Terre Siciliane IGT / Arianna Occhipinti
Bay scallops crudo

2006 Falesco 'Montiano' Lazio IGP / Enrica Cotarella
Sottochenere al tartufo: Cow's milk cheese with black truffle, baking spice and apple

2011 Foradori, Teroldego, Vigneti delle Dolomiti IGT / Elizabetta Foradori
Venison tartar with smoked trout roe

2009 Allegrini, Amarone della Valpolicella Classico, Veneto / Marilissa Allegrini
Jamon Mangalica

After the tasting, make a dinner reservation for Spiaggia or Cafe Spiaggia at www.spiaggiarestaurant.com.  Visit Select Italy for your travel needs and follow the blog, selectitaly.com/blog,  for the most up-to-date happenings and cultural information on the Italian peninsula.