Tuesday, October 11, 2016

CCR Wine Tasting: The Age-Old Story of Chianti - November 12, 2016

Tuscany has been producing wine for centuries. Its first DOC dates back over 300 years. With a production of over 35 million bottles, most of which is exported, Chianti Classico is one of the best known wines in the world. Our first tasting of the season will explore the many styles of Chianti, a truly fascinating wine. 

Where: Residence of CCR member (Appia Antica area -- details will be sent to registered participants)
When: Saturday November 12, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Cost:  €25 for members (€35 for non-members)
RSVP to Linda and Paul by Wed. Nov. 9, at canadarome@gmail.com. Please note that you are financially responsible for your reservation.

Each session is given in French and Italian and focuses on a specific theme relative to Italian wines.

Daniele Maestri, well-known Italian sommelier and a favorite among CCR members for his knowledgeable and lively presentations, will again lead this lecture and wine-tasting. For those interested in ‘wining and dining’, Daniele writes in-depth articles on Italian wines and food for “Bibenda – Vini D’Italia” produced by the Italian Sommelier Foundation and he is also a major contributor to their wine guide.