LOS ANGELES, USA – Viva Vino LA (May 14-19, 2012) offers a variety of events throughout the week promoting the native varietals of Italy. From seminar to tastings to food pairing dinners, check out the schedule below and sign up today.
Event Day 01: May 14 - Benvenuti a VIVA VINO LA! Welcome Reception 6:00 – 8:00pm, Invitation only. UCLA Extension Italian Wine Class 6:30 – 9:30pm, Private Event – UCLA Extension Enrolled Students Only
Event Day 02: May 15 - Carlo Ferrini: Conversation With The Winemaker, Begins at 12pm, Trade and Media Only. Domodimonti Wine Dinner with Special Appearance by Winemaker Carlo Ferrini, Reservations beginning at 5.30pm, ADO Restaurant, Venice. Central Italy: Marche and Umbria Compared 5:30 – 7:00pm, K&L Wine Merchants, Hollywood. Sunset in Capri All Night Happy Hour 6:00pm – midnight at Bar Toscana. Dinner With The Winemaker, Colutta of Friuli 7.30 pm Seating at Locanda del Lago, Santa Monica. Organic-Biodynamic Italian Wine Seminar 7:30 – 9:00 pm at Wine House, West Los Angeles.
Event Day 03: May 16 - The Sparkling Wines of Italy: A Unique Tour from North to South 11:00am – 12:30pm, open to qualified trade and media only. Grand Tasting (Trade) 12:00 – 4:00pm. The mark is open to qualified trade and media only. Orange Wines Unveiled: A Conversation With The Producers of Ribolla Gialla di Oslavia 2pm- 3:30pm, open to qualified trade and media only. Grand Tasting (Consumer Tasting) 6:30p – 9:00p, the mark discover the Wines of Italy.
Event Day 04: May 17 - Art Exhibit – Wine-made Paintings That Age on Canvas 6:00-8:00pm, Italian Cultural Institute. Campari Passion – All Night Happy Hour 6:00pm – midnight at Bar Toscana. Big Reds: Toscana and Piemonte Comparative 7.00 – 8.30 pm at Il Mosto Enoteca, Marina del Rey. The Ribolla di Oslavia Producers: Orange Wines Unveiled! 7:00pm – 9:00pm at Domaine LA, Hollywood.
Event Day 05: May 18 - Viva Vino LA Goodbye Party! 4:00-7:00 pm at Locanda Del Lago, Santa Monica.