Italian Wine Club - Monthly meeting on Tuscany

Event Details

Italian Wine Club - Monthly meeting on Tuscany

Time: January 17, 2009 at 5pm
Location: Bel-Caffe'
Street: 2130 Ayrsley Town Blvd
City/Town: Charlotte, NC
Website or Map: http://www.meetup.com/italian…
Event Type: Italian, monthly, wine, tasting
Organized By: Nada's Italy - www.NadasItaly.com
Latest Activity: Jan 8, 2009

Event Description

Every month Italian culture & food enthusiasts gather around various Italian-related topics in the Italian Social Club. Come meet new "amici", practice Italian, learn about regional culture, and talk about "all things Italian"! Joining is free!!

Our focus for this month's Italian Wine Club meeting is Tuscany, its wines, cuisine, and traditions.

For more info on the Italian Social Club and its events please visit:

Cost: $15 (5 wines to be presented, includes more wine than during an average wine tasting).

TUSCANY: Tuscany is known for its landscapes and artistic legacy. Florence is considered the Renaissance capital of the world. Six Tuscan localities have been UNESCO protected sites: the historical center of Florence, the historical center of Siena, the square of the Cathedral of Pisa, the historical center of San Gimignano, Pienza and the Val d'Orcia. Tuscany is known for its wines and the production of olive oil, both have been carried out since the time of the Etruscans, the first major civilization in this region of Italy, dating back to the 9th century B.C.

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