Italy has an enchanting wine history that spans several centuries; the country boasts of 20 different unique winegrowing regions and has in excess of 800 wine grape varieties. Join Master Sommelier Guy Stout on the journey where he brings the essence of the Italian wine world to light via hand-picked wines from five distinctive regions: Lombardia, Piedmont, Veneto, Toscana, and Campania. The most passionate pizza purveyor in town, Domenica, will round out the the “trip” through Italy with antipasti.
Guy Stout is one of only 160 Master Sommelier (MS) in the world. He is also a Certified Wine Educator (CWE), Certified Spirits Specialist (CSS) and on the Executive Board of Directors of the Society of Wine Educators. He is a member of the Texas Sommelier Association. Guy has been recognized as a Houston Icon for his contribution to the Wine and Food Industry of Texas and Honorary Alumnus of University of Houston Hilton School. Guy has been the guest featured “wine expert” on the PBS cooking series, Cucina Amore with Damian Mandola and Johnny Carrabba, founders of the Carrabba’s Restaurant Chain.
Lombardia- Ferghettina Franciacorta Brut NV
Bongiovanni Arneis “Langhe “ 2017
Damilano Barolo Lecinquevigne 2013
Lagaria Pinot Grigio 2017
Allegrini Palazzio della Torre 2015
Frescobaldi “Nipozzano “ Riserva Chianti 2013
Argiano Brunello di Montalcino 2012
Terradora Fiano di Avellino 2014
Vesevo Beneventano Aglianico 2015
March 18, 2020 - March 22, 2020
444 Saint Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
DISCLAIMER: Must be over 21 years of age to attend all Festival Events. No infants, strollers, animals or exceptions!