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VIRTUAL CLASS: Texas and Its Source Countries, Focus on Italy

August 6, 2020 6pm - August 6, 2020 7pm

Join us as we continue to explore how Texas winemaking today is influenced by Old World traditions and varietals. Focusing on the Sangiovese and Montepulciano grape, Craig Collins, Master Sommelier and VINTUS Italian Portfolio Manager and Chris Brundrett, Co-Founder & Director of Winemaking at William Chris Vineyards will lead participants through a comparative tasting, sharing their extensive knowledge and insights.

Bottle Reccomendations:

-2017 William Chris Wines Sangiovese, Phillips Vineyard

-2017 William Chris Wines Montepulciano, Mandola Vineyard

-2017 Petrolo Torrinoe

-2016 Marina Cvetic Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Riserva

All wines are available at The Austin Wine Merchant.

This is a free class to members with a suggested donation to Austin Shift Meal. Austin Shift Meal is supporting Austin's hospitality community by providing meals for industry professionals directly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Class will be hosted via Zoom. Registrants will receive an email with the meeting link 30 minutes prior to the start time.