DC -- Masterclass on Italy

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
RSVP Required
Wine Tasting
Included Items: 
talk, wine tasting

Watch Mark talk about his class here: Masterclass Review

Part One: February 8, 2017

Part Two: February 22, 2017

Guests welcome to attend only one class.

Cost for both classes $180.00

Cost for one class $100.00

To purchase, click here.

About WSET

…the WSET - its core values and its drive to deliver wine and spirit education to the very highest of standards the world over - is central to the continued growth of the industry. -- Michael Broadbent MW

About Italian Wine Scholar

The Italian Wine Scholar™ education program is an Italian wine course designed to provide committed students of wine with the most advanced and comprehensive specialization study program on Italian wine bar none! It was created by native Italian, Maurizio Broggi, DWS, FWS with the support of the Italian wine DOC/G consortia. The Italian Wine Scholar™ study program mirrors the unparalleled level of depth, accuracy, detail and academic rigor offered by the acclaimed French Wine Scholar™ program. Like the French Wine Scholar program, the Italian Wine Scholar study and certification program also confers a post-nominal to wine professionals and enthusiasts who successfully pass the certification exams

Wine Menu for Class ONE:

Carpineto Chianti Classico Riserva, vintage 1995

No Rating.

Carpineto Brunello di Montalcino, vintage 2012

Rating: Wine Spectator 93 points

Massolino Margheria Barolo, vintage 2012

Rating: Wine Spectator 96 points, Wine Enthusiast 94 points, James Suckling 94 points

Bruno Giacosa Barbaresco Santo Stefano, vintage 2011

Rating: Wine Enthusiast 95 points, James Suckling 94 points, Wine Spectator 93 points, Robert Parker 91 points

Bongiovanni Barbera d’Alba, vintage 2011

Rating: Wine Spectator 91 points

Masi Agricola Serego Alighieri Vaio Armarone, vintage 2011

Rating: Wine Spectator 94 points, Wine Advocate 92 points, Vinous 92 points

Tedeschi Valpolicella Superiore Maternigo, vintage 2011

Rating: Wine Spectator 90 points

About the Classes:

Part One: February 8, 2017 (7:30 PM – 9 PM)

Presenting Regions

Part Two: February 22, 2017 (7:30 PM – 9 PM)

Presenting Varietals

What to expect:

- A tasting-pour of each wine;

- Seating for 16 attendees;

- Formal tasting and presentation.

- Guests encouraged to arrive at the indicated starting time of 7:30 PM.

Suggested attire:

- Casual or post-work


- Approximately 90 minutes.