Saturday, January 11, 2020

CCR Wine Tasting: Wines of Sicily - February 1, 2020

Sicily, an island rich in history, stood at the crossroads of ancient civilizations. With its dry warm climate, sunshine, and moderate rainfall, Sicily has been producing wine since 4000 BC. Today, Sicily produces both international and indigenous varieties and some of the most exciting labels in Italy. 
Where: Residence of CCR member (Corso Trieste area - details will be sent to registered participants).
When: Saturday, February 1, 2020
Time: 7 p.m. 
Cost: €30 for members (€40 for non-members); advance payment required to confirm your place. A light dinner will follow the wine tasting.
RSVP and payment by Mon., January 27, ATTN Linda and Paul at Please note that you are financially responsible for your reservation.

Cynthia Chaplin, professional sommelier, member of Le Donne del Vino and professor of Italian wine and culture will lead this tasting. Born in the USA, Cynthia moved to Europe in 1990 and has lived in Spain, Belgium, England and Italy. Cynthia chose to centre her career in Rome where she works with embassies, corporations and private clients, creating and presenting tastings, events, seminars, and in-depth courses. Cynthia is a wine writer and a judge at international wine competitions.

This session will be given in English.