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Classes & Seminars

Italian Wine Basics

Italian Wines Demystified: A Basics Class - by Amanda Page, Wine PHD

Saturday, July 9th
3 - 5pm
TICKETS $49.99 Per Person + 10% Sales Tax & Eventbrite Fee

What you'll be learning while you sip:

Even for the wine professional, there are no wine regions quite as challenging at those in Italy.

There are so many grape varietals, and labeling structures that it’s difficult for the pros to keep up, much less a wine lover who is just beginning their Italian journey. 

In our introductory Italian class you’ll learn:

    • Italian Whites: I love Pinot Grigio, what’s a good alternative for me to order that will leave me happy, yet experiencing something new?

    • Is it a region or a grape? Well sort out the differences: Barolo, Brunello, Montepulciano

    • How do I read that Italian Wine Label?

    • Are all wines from Tuscany Super?  What does Super Tuscan mean? 

    • Which Italian Wines should I age and lay down, versus drink right now?

    • Which Italian Wine areas are the best value right now?

    • Is Italian or is it Corked?  How to tell if that bottle of Italian Wine has gone bad.

    • A brief overview of Sicily and a $5 off coupon for a Sicilian Wine Flight to use at screwtop wine bar July 9-31st.

    • 15% OFF Class Wines Featured

Tasting includes 7 wines & cheeses to nibble on during class: 

Whites: Vermentino, Falanghina
Reds: Brunello, Barolo, Chianti, Amarone, Aglianico

Take home materials:
Pronunciation Guide to most Common Italian Wines
8.5 X11 Wine Map of Italy

Tasting Events
Red White & Rose

Stock up for Summer with a patriotic wine tasting event that would make our founding fathers proud!
Announcing: Red, White & Rose' Party at screwtop wine bar, Sat. June 25th! A great way to taste some wines perfect for your BBQ's, Summer Soirees, or just Chillin' in your Beach Chair. Tickets in EventBrite Link.

What: A tasting of 20 affordable wines, perfect for Summertime!
Along with the tasting, you'll snack on cheeses and enjoy great retail discounts for take-home purchases.


$29.99pp for wine club members (may bring 1 guest at your member rate)
Host Your Event
screwtop wine bar

- Amazing Wines

- Custom Menus Available

- We can work within any budget!

- Great for Intimate Alumni Happy Hours

- Wonderful Venue for Bridal & Baby Showers

- Thoughtful location for Memorial Services

- Offsite In-Home or Corporate Wine Instruction is Available as well.

A wonderful venue for birthdays, alumni, corporate, bachelorette, bridal, or baby showers!
email Amy Sebra to plan your event.

A list of possible event types can be located here. This list is meant as a suggestion.
We can customize most anything to fit your needs.

For specific requests to rent out the entire bar, (parties over 35)
please email Wendy Buckley.

Bridal Showers at screwtop are the Best!
Bridal Shower
Off Site Wine Events

Planning an after work Happy Hour, or wine tasting in your home, office or apartment building?

We are happy to help!

Our off-site event rates are $85 per hour per server + the cost of retail wine.
Minimum booking time including set up and break down is 3 hours.
Depending on your event, it usually takes us a half hour to set-up and a half hour to break down/clean up.

For a tasting only, assume 8 tastings per person/per bottle of wine used.
For Happy Hours, plan on 2 glasses of wine per person. 4.5 Glasses of wine per bottle.

Riedel Glass rentals are $1.50 Each.

We can also bring cheese & meat platters for $85 each.

*Any leftover wine or beer is yours to keep.

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