Italia oscura

Dear Feastlings,

From your earliest wine experiences, you’ve likely tasted them, or at least heard of them: Chianti, of course; Barolo and Barbaresco; Soave and Valpolicella.  There are Italian wines that are the staples of restaurants and wine shops that we’ve seen over and over again, but it’s estimated that there are nearly 2000 varietals growing in Italy, and even the official count of varietals included in standardized wine production is a solid six hundred-plus.  So this week, we’ll be tasting a tiny percentage of them- four wines, to be exact.  Some you’ve likely never heard of, and some are blends you’d never expect.  Regardless, we feel confident in guessing  you’ve never tried these wines before, so this Saturday, March 4, it’s your chance to join us at 2:00 and taste through some really interesting Italian wines.  It’s the same format it’s been for a while now- join us and our friend Emilie at 2:00 pm, and for $15 plus tax and trip you’ll learn a little something about some relatively obscure Italian wines and taste them as well, plus you’ll get the customary wine tasting discount that attendees receive.  Call us at (520) 326-9363 to have us save you a glass, a chair and four curious tastes of wine.


You can find the pricing and the tasting order here.


Italia oscura


2021 Seghesio “Rapui” Incrocio Manzoni, Langhe Bianco DOC

2021 Boschis “Bosco delle Cicale” Freisa, Langhe Freisa DOC

2018 Centonze Frappato, Terre Siciliane IGP

2018 Cantina Tombacco Biferno Rosso Riserva (Montepulciano/Aglianico,) Biferno DOC

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