Join us for for the ultimate in virtual wine tourism: a wine and food tour of Italy and Tuscany without ever leaving the Boston Wine School!
Get yourself ready for a broad range of Tuscan wines, from crisp whites to gutsy bold reds. This class is going to experience the whole geography of what Tuscany has to offer. Wine is produced in every region of Italy, and we are just going to scratch the surface of Tuscany when it comes to exploring the thousands of different varieties and styles of Italian wine.
The evening focuses on a mini-wine tour of the Tuscan region. Appetizers and cheese will be served during class to introduce some of the fundamentals of pairing wine and food. You’ll experience the culinary sights, smells and tastes of Italy via your wine glass and plate. By the end of the evening, someone will know their Chianti from Chianti Classico!
After class, put your education to the test over a delicious catered wine dinner. We’ll make a major food match with a Tuscan white and red specially selected for the menu.
Please understand the food and wine menu are subject to change based on availability, chef creativity, teacher whimsy, and more!
NV Alessandro Gallici Prosecco Extra-Dry (Veneto, northeast Italy)
Ricotta fresca canapés With rose petal jam With olive oil & herbes de Provence
North By Northwest
2011 Casa Taurini Barbera d’Asti (Asti, Piemonte, northwest Italy)
Spectrum Of Sangiovese
I G T 2015 Strozzi “Selvascura” Toscana IGT (Maremma, southern Tuscany)
PRUGNOLO 2012 Duca di Cardino Vino Nobile di Montepulciano (Montepulciano, eastern Tuscany)
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION 2013 Lornano Chianti Colli Senesi Riserva (Siena, central Tuscany)
CLASSICAL 2015 Pieve di Spaltenna Chianti Classic (Gaiole, Chianti, central Tuscany)
2013 Pillastro Primitivo + Negroamaro (Puglia, southern Italy)
Fontina Val D’Aosta | Cow’s milk, northern Italy
Grana Padano | Cow’s milk, Emilia-Romagna, north-central Italy
Gorgonzola Dolce | Cow’s milk, Milan, north-central Italy
C E N A
Timballo | Baked pasta with eggplant
Spinaci alla fiorentina | Baked spinach
Pollo Cristina | Chicken baked in wine & sage
Insalata mista | Mixed green salad
Citrus polenta cake with balsamic strawberries
2015 Strozzi Vernaccia di San Gimignano (San Gimignano, southern Tuscany)
2014 Collezione di Paolo Chianti Riserva (Rufina, central Tuscany)