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Virtual Wine Seminar: The Italian Renaissance of Wine

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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 21 and older
Average Class Size: 20
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You will need a reliable Internet connection as well as a computer or device with which you can access your virtual class. We recommend you arrive to class 5-10 minutes early to ensure you're able to set up your device and connection.


Class Delivery:

This class will be held via Zoom unless otherwise specified.

Teacher: Mary Ross

What you'll learn in this wine class:

In quality, quantity and pure enjoyment, Italy is the world’s greatest wine-grower.  But until the 1950’s, most Italian wine was sold in bulk, with no reference to grape, region or vintage.  How did this nation known for straw-wrapped bottles of plonk transform into America’s favorite import?  Join Advanced Sommelier Mary Ross in this virtual wine seminar as we taste 3 favorite Italian wines, practice Italian wine terms and reveal how Chicago became the heart of Italy’s wine Renaissance.

To enhance your experience, we recommend you’re tasting the same wines with Mary Ross during class. Reserve your wine package now, and indicate when you would like to pick it up at Lincoln Square prior to the class. We'll have it ready when you arrive, and you'll pay for the wines at pickup. This wine package is priced at $65.05, and that price includes tax.

Wines Featured in Class:

  • Pinot Grigio, Bozen, 2020, Alto Adige, Italy
  • Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, Barone Cornacchia “Casanova”, 2016, Abruzzo, Italy
  • Chianti Classico DOCG, Badia a Coltibuono, 2018 Tuscany, Italy

If you’re unable to pick up the wines, we recommend you procure bottles featuring the same region and grape. This includes:

  • Pinot Grigio from Alto Adige or Friuli
  • Montepulciano d’Abruzzo from Abruzzo, Italy
  • Chianti Classico from Tuscany, Italy


Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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A one-week notice is required for cancellation of any class. If you do not cancel by telephone at least 1 week in advance of your scheduled class, we will charge your credit card in full for the class. Please feel free to send a friend in your place if you cannot attend and it is within one week of the class as no refunds will be available. All classes also have a non-refundable, non-transferable 10% fee for the operational and administrative costs incurred by The Chopping Block. This service fee will not be refunded and cannot be transferred in the case of any cancellation.

Please note: all virtual class sales are final. All virtual students will receive a recording of the class within 48 hours of the class.

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