ONLINE 3 Week Sunshine, Volcanoes and Islands

ONLINE 3 Week Sunshine, Volcanoes and Islands

Join us for a virtual 3 week course focussing on the wines of the Southern Italy - Sunshine. Volcanoes and Islands. Over three Wednesday evenings, we’ll taste nine delicious wines that will being the wine styles of Campania, Puglia, Basilicata and Sicilia to life. 

We’ll explore the history, terroir and wine styles of these beautiful wine regions and get in the mood for summer sunshine and holidays.

On each of the three online tastings we will lead you through a professional presentation & tasting of the wines, and send you the specific food pairings so that you can prepare simple dishes in advance, and taste them live with us!

It’s a great way to enjoy a foodie night in with great wines to match the dishes, discover new wines and regions; learn a huge amount and – most importantly – have a wonderfully relaxed, fun and informal food & wine experience.

In a new twist we will also run a short 5 question live quiz with you at the end of each tasting.

Tutors: Jonny and Victoria

What is included:

  • A 60 min presentation via a link with great images, photos, video links
  • Food & wine pairing ideas specific to each wine so you can eat along with the wines


We have put together an optional taster case of nine wines (full size bottles) so that you can taste along with us. This is an extra cost - see Price section below.
We taste three wines per evening as follows:

Wed 3rd Feb - Campania & Basilicata

  • Terredora, Lacryma Christi £16.95
  • Terredora, Aglianico di Campania £16.95
  • Cantina di Venosa, Basilicata Bianco (Malvasia) £9.95

Wed 10th Feb - Puglia

  • I Pastíni, Locorotondo (Minutolo) £13.95
  • I Pastíni, Primitivo IGP £10.95
  • Cantele, Negroamaro £9.45

Wed 17th Feb - Sicilia

  • Ciello Bianco (Catarratto) £8.45
  • Occhipinti, SP68 Rosso (Frappato, Nero d’Avola) £22.95
  • Pietradolce, Etna Rosso (Nerello Mascalese) £19.95


COURSE DATES (Each of the 3 sessions begins at 7pm and will last approx 60 minutes):

- Wednesday 3rd Feb 2021
- Wednesday 10th Feb 2021
- Wednesday 17th Feb 2021

£45 for ALL THREE online sessions

The optional taster case from Cuculo Cheese & Wine in Heathfield selected by us to accompany the course contains 9 x full sized 75cl bottles - see wine details above. The nine bottle case costs £115 + £10 national delivery (discounted by over 15%). Please buy your case directly from Cuculo Cheese & Wine at this link quoting code siv2021 at the checkout and allow 3-4 days for delivery.

Simply book your spaces if you want to participate and we'll send you joining instructions for the online tasting. We are using Clickmeeting which has been working very well for our online tastings since April. No software download needed.

As this is a virtual tasting the access is for one computer screen or mobile device or tablet.

You will be opening 3 bottles for the event and we will send wine preservation instructions so you can continue to enjoy them over the following days.

No previous wine tasting experience required - just come and join in the fun and develop your knowledge and tasting skills.

See you in the online classroom!

Places remaining: 7

Course Date/Time: Wed 3rd Feb 2021 at 7pm-8pm

Duration: 1 hour

Venue: Online

Event Price: £45.00







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