The VinItaly USA tour is back, this time with events in Chicago and New York. This is always a must for any Italian wine lover, as dozens of producers from all over the country pour their newest releases at the walk around Grand Tasting; in addition, there are sit-down seminars in each city.
The Chicago tasting will take place on Monday, April 30 at the River East Art Center (435 E. Illinois Street). The Grand Tasting will run from 1-5 and is for members of the wine trade. There will also be a Grand Tasting for the public from 6-8:30. Two seminars are also scheduled for that day; the first on restaurant trends and the second on indigenous varieties.
To register for the Chicago event, go to this page.
To purchase tickets for the consumer event, go to this page.
The event in New York City will take place on Wednesday, May 2 at Three Sixty (Tribeca Rooftop), 2 Desbrosses Street. The walk around tasting will run from 2-6. There are also four seminars scheduled for that day, beginning at 11:15- one on restaurant trends and one on brand building and increasing wine sales. The other two will be tasting seminars on Valpolicella and Prosecco.
To register for the New York City event, go to this page.
In addition, on Thursday, May 3 in New York City, there will be the 82 Mercer consumer tasting in partnership with the American Cancer Society's annual Taste of Hope fundraiser.
Whether you want to learn more about your business or merely want to sample hundreds of the finest wines from Italy, this is an event you will not want to miss!