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06Feb
Taste Off: France vs. Italy! | Boston Wine School @ Roslindale
6:30 PM - 11:59 PM Solera Wines | Roslindale Village MA
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Date: February 06, 2019 to February 06, 2019
Where: Solera Wines | Roslindale Village MA, 16 Birch Street, Roslindale, Massachusetts, United States, 02131
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Event Type: Food & Dining
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France produces arguably the most famous and coveted wines in the world. It has done so for hundreds of years. French wines have tradition, finesse and are food-friendly. Italy is the largest importer of wine to the United States. Italian wines have character, and they come in a wide variety of styles and prices. There is something for everyone. Join us for a France vs. Italy wine taste-off. We will provide some head-to-head match-ups of classic wines representing these two regions and let you be the judge. In the process, you will learn basic wine tasting skills and how to describe the different personalities of these wines. An assortment of cheeses and antipasto will be served during class to introduce some of the fundamentals of pairing wine and food. At the end, you can cast votes for your favorites, and we will declare a victor of this installment of the Taste-Off. YOUR EDUCATOR  Jonathon Alsop is founder and executive director of the Boston Wine School and author of The Wine Lover's Devotional: 365 Days of Knowledge, Advice & Lore for the Ardent Aficionado published by Quarry Books.  Jonathon started life as a wine writer covering wine, food and travel in 1988. He is author of the long-running wine column In Vino Veritas by Jonathon Alsop as well as many articles for the Associated Press, Frequent Flyer, La Vie Claire, Beverage Business Magazine, Mobil Travel Guides, Fodor's Travel Guides, Boston Globe, and many others. He founded the Boston Wine School in 2000 where he teaches wine and food classes. YOUR HOST VENUE Solera - A Shrine to Wine is a neighborhood specialty wine store nestled in the heart of Roslindale Square (Boston). The store, now in its 18th year is warmly decorated in green and deep purple resembling the colors of the grapes and filled with rack after rack of "offbeat wines", pretty much everything a modern wine geek seeks out and loves, at more than reasonable prices. Indeed, with nearly 500 bottle selections from across the globe, unlike the
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