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Exploring Italy’s White Wines Beyond Pinot Grigio
with Vias Imports Wine Spectator Wine Seminar

Saturday, February 26
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Important Info
Seated Indoor Smart Casual Wines 21 years of age and older


We are pleased to bring you on a journey to taste the white gems of viticulture beyond Pinot Grigio. We will share with you the hidden indigenous varietals of Italy, along with some more well-known grapes. The journey will extend from the Island of Sicily, the southern tip of Calabria to the volcanic soils of Campania, into Tuscany and ending in the North with Piedmont, Veneto, and Trentino. A sip trip around Italy to show you all the country has to offer in white wines.

Vias Imports seeks to discover and represent rare, high-quality, and family-owned Italian wineries. Our portfolio of producers value quality over quantity production, and they are rooted in tradition, yet look to the future for innovation. We aim to educate the American market about wines made from Italian indigenous grapes and inspire demand through market education.

Featured Wines
2019 Montevetrano Core Bianco

2020 Broglia La Meirana Gavi di Gavi DOCG

2020 Colosi Salina Bianco Salina IGP

2020 La Lastra Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG

2020 Ottella Le Creete Lugana DOC

2020 Statti Greco Calabria IGT

2020 San Leonardo Vette di San Leonardo Sauvignon Blanc Vigneti delle Dolomiti IGT


All proceeds from the Festival benefit the students of the Florida International University Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management who assist Festival organizers in all aspects, including Festival planning, logistics and overall execution.

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