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 Interested about food pairings and wine?


These beginner courses, conducted via Zoom in partnership with WOCSA (Wine and Olive Oil Canadian Sommelier Alliance), are fun and provide an informative and engaging way to taste wine with food.


Intro to Wine Tasting and Food Pairing

We will be going over how to taste wine, some terminology and how some principles of food and wine pairing tecniques.

Recommended Wines:

1- WHITE: Anselmi San Vincenzo OR Soave Tessari Grisela

2- RED: Masi Bonacosta Valpolicella Classico or Zonin Valpolicella Classico

Recommended Foods: Prosciutto di Parma and light swiss cheese.


Food and Wine Pairing in Depth

We will explore how to create a wine cellar, open a bottle of sparkling, as well as storage and service.
Recommended Wines:

1- SPARKLING: Prosecco Villa Sandi OR Prosecco Il Fresco Villa Sandi

2- ROSE: Terres De Saint Louis Estandon AOC OR Provence Rose Chateau de Berne Inspiration

Recommended Foods: Speck and Coppa di Parma


Terroir: Taste of Place and Local Pairings
We will explore the concept of terroir and look at the "sense of place" in wine, focusing on Sherry. We also look at traditional examples of local food and wine pairings.
Recommended Wines:

1- SHERRY FINO: Sherry Tio Pepe Extra Dry Fino

2- SHERRY AMONTILLADO: Sherry Emilio Lustau Arcos Amontillado

Note: please check in advance store availability

Recommended Foods: Manchego and Queso Iberico


Class size: Max 10 people (seats are booked on a first come, first served basis)

Format: Zoom

Instructor: Giuseppe De Cesare

NOTE: Each course last around 75 minutes (included Q&A). Each level requires the purchase of two bottles of wine, as well charcuterie and/or cheese (not included the price). 

After confirmation of purchase, you will receive via email a link to the Zoom class within 24 hours

Food adjustments can be made to vegeterians. As an accompaniement to cheese and charcuterie, we recommend buying taralli or fresh bread

Schedule adjustments can be made upon request to students living outside of the Eastern Time Zone. 

Courses are normally offered in English, but can also be taught in Italian and French upon request. 

For info please send an an email to 

Unsure about your schedule?

We will pick a schedule that suits your needs. We can arrange course delivery also during the weekends and at different times.

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