Tuesday Tastings of the Wines of Italy with Diego Meraviglia

first_imgcenter column 5 Tuesday Tastings of the Wines of Italy with Diego Meraviglia Starting October 29th, Trattoria Neapolis will be hosting a six-part Italian wine tasting series led by its own award-winning wine director, Diego Meraviglia. By FRANZ A.D. MORALES Published on Sunday, October 20, 2013 | 3:28 pm Make a comment Diego Meraviglia is a sommelier savant.He is wine director for Trattoria Neapolis, vice president of the North American Sommelier Association, a certified 4th Level Sommelier (AIS), Certified Sommelier-Court of Master Sommeliers, Certified Specialist of Wine-Society of Wine Educators, Certified Veuve Cliquot Specialist, and earned an enology and viticulture diploma from Silvarte (Italy). He teaches sommelier level wine classes, helps organize major L.A. wine related events and co-translated the book “Food & Wine” used worldwide by the Italian Sommelier Association, and most recently, placed fifth in the world at the World Wide Sommelier competition.To celebrate Merviglia’s remarkable performance at the competition, Trattoria Neapolis has created a six-part wine tasting series so customers can directly experience the genius of Meraviglia as a wine professional and educator.Dates and focus of tastings are as follows:1. Tuesday, October 29th 6:30pm PIEMONTE: Land of Barolo and More2. Tuesday, December 10th 6:30pm TUSCANY: From Brunello to Chianti3. Tuesday, January 21st 6:30pm SICILY: The Mediterranean Gem4. Tuesday, March 4th 6:30pm UMBRIA: The New Tuscany5. Tuesday, April 15th 6:30pm CAMPANIA: Land of Volcanoes6. Tuesday, May 27th 6:30pm PUGLIA: The Wine Cellar of EuropeEach event, or class, will last between one and one and a half hours, and will have a tasting of five wines from the region of focus. Small bites from the kitchen will accompany each dish, while Meraviglia will discuss the region’s history, geography, and other factors that affect the wine, the grapes, and the flavor.Cost of admission for each class is $45 per person, plus tax and 18% gratuity. You can purchase any number of classes, though if you purchase the whole series, you will get all six classes for the price of five.No refunds are given once tickets are purchased. However, if you are unable to attend a class, you can transfer to a future class so long as you give Trattoria Neapolis three days notice and there is space available in the class to which you’d like to transfer.Seats are limited for each class, so be sure to purchase early lest you lose a seat. To purchase, simply call the restaurant at (626) 792-3000, or ask your /host/server.Trattoria Neapolis Italian Restaurant & Bar is located at 336 South Lake Avenue. Visit http://www.trattorianeapolis.com to find out more about the restaurant and its future events. Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. HerbeautyTiger Woods Is ‘Different Man’ 10 Years After ScandalHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyCreative Ways To Burn Calories That Require Little EffortHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA Mental Health Chatbot Which Helps People With DepressionHerbeautyHerbeauty Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Top of the News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Subscribecenter_img EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Community News First Heatwave Expected Next Week 8 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Business News More Cool Stuff Community Newslast_img

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