Wines of the World; A Virtual WorldFest Event

Learn about wines from around the world through this virtual wine tasting presentation. As part of Virtual WorldFest Weekend 2020, you will have a chance to learn about the culture surrounding wines from a number of regions around the world.

Join on Zoom to interact with the presenters and other local wine fans. Open a bottle from a wine region that you enjoy -- maybe somewhere you have travelled, or representing your heritage. You can also obtain one or more of the wines being presented to taste along with our experts!

Here is the current program schedule for Saturday, stay tuned for updates:

5:00 p.m. Wines of Georgia - Learn about a country with an 8,000 year old winemaking tradition producing great wines today.

Presented by Kosta Chernikov, Georgian Wine Importer and Co-Founder at Georgian Toast Imports.

5:20 p.m. Italy -- Exploring Tuscany and the Piedmont

Presented by Jenifer Gray Murray DWSET, Certified Speicialist of Wine, from the Urban Chef

5:40 p.m. France & California - Frank Tempesta will share a French Rhône wine, followed by a California Paso Robles Rhône style wine. He will discuss the connection between the two regions. Frank has been wine touring in Europe and U.S. since 1984. Received the Introductory Sommelier Certificate from the Court of Master Sommeliers in 2011.

Wines to be sampled: 2017 Domaine de la Solitude Côtes du Rhône, available at Bermans Wine and Spirits in Lexington; and 2017 Halter Ranch Vineyards ‘CDP’ Côtes du Paso.

6:00 p.m. Croatia & Argentina - Dee King will present wines from her native Croatia as well as some selections from Argentina. Dee's fine wine wholesale company is Cafe Europa, LLC.

Wines to be sampled:
CROATIA
Benvenuti Malvasia, Istra, Croatia
Skaramuca Plavac Premium, Dalmatia, Croatia

ARGENTINA
Familia Mayol Garnacha Blanca, Mendoza, Argentina
Familia Mayol Malbec Single Vineyard, Mendoza, Argentina

Partnering retailers for Dee's wines include:

Pairings Wine and Food
600 Main St, Winchester

Spirited Gourmet
448 Common St, Belmont

Berman’s Wine & Spirites
55 Mass Ave, Lexington

Wine Emporium
607 Tremont St, Boston

RSVP  on the Facebook event, as we will post the Zoom details there closer to the event. Or email dcrowley@socialcapitalinc.org to RSVP and get the Zoom info.

You can also catch the presentation on the SCI Woburn Facebook page.