Tony Margiotta roams the less-travelled backroads of the Italian countryside in search of quality craft wines. He’s the President of Gladiator Wine Distribution, an importer of small artisanal wines handcrafted in Italy. He’s the author of “Hidden Gems of Italy,” winner of “The Best European Wine Book In The US” at the Gourmand International Book Competition.
His wines have won numerous awards including double gold and silver medals at the New York International Wine Competition. His family comes from a small village called Montaquila in Southern Italy. And Mr. Margiotta has been traveling to Italy for 20 years immersing himself in Italian food, wine, and culture.
The New Wine Renaissance in Italy
A Free Virtual Wine Class
Thursday, May 14, 2020
6 PM ET
2000 years ago the Italian peninsula was known as “The Land of Wine.” But today, Italy is more known for its food.
In this wine class, author and importer Tony Margiotta will guide you through a brief history of Italian wine culture and the new wine renaissance that’s happening today.
—Which Types Of Italian Wine Are Showing Masterpiece Quality Today
—What’s The Difference Between Artisanal and Mass-Produced Wine
—A Red Wine That Claims To Be The Secret To Longevity
—4 Delicious Italian Wine & Food Pairings
—An Age-Worthy Wine That Was The Favorite Of The Roman Emperors
Join us for a virtual hour of La Dolce Vita with good company and a fascinating perspective on Italian wine.
We’ll be tasting the following estate wines:
—Castellucci Miano “Miano” Catarratto Sicilia DOC 2018 (40,000 bottles per annum)
—Battaglio Barbera d’Alba DOC 2017 (7,000 bottles per annum)
—Atha Ruja “Vigna Sorella” Cannonau di Sardegna DOC 2018 (7,000 bottles per annum)
—Antico Borgo Campi Taurasini DOC 2015 (4,000 bottles per annum)
There is no obligation to purchase wine to attend this class. You’re welcome to have any wine of your choice during the program. If you decide to purchase the four wines presented during the class you have two options to choose from. There is a 6 bottle package and a 12 bottle package available to purchase before and after the class. To place an order, please click here.
To join this free class, please click here or enter Zoom Meeting ID 839 5297 1687 in Zoom.