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Virtual Trip to The Veneto

National Organization of Italian American Women
Connecticut Region presents
Viaggio nel Veneto 
Prosecco & Tiramisù!
Travel with NOIAW from Home for
A Taste of the Veneto and Prosecco Region!
Enjoy a virtual viaggio to the Veneto & Prosecco region with three of the region's leading experts and NOIAW! 
Ortensia Blu Italian Adventures travel advisor Laney Sachs will be our guide as she escorts us to Valdobbiadene where we will be treated to a live-from-Italy wine tasting with Italian sommelier Elisabetta Berra. The evening will be capped off with a special sweet ending—a Tiramisù demonstration from the Connecticut kitchen of Treviso native, Maria Pietrobon, Chef and Founder of Caffè Bon.
The wines which Ms. Berra will talk about include:
Bisol Prosecco Jeio Superiore DOCG
Montresor Valpolicella Ripasso Capitel della Crosara
Pieropan Soave Classico Veneto
These wines are available at Total Wine for purchase before or after the program, or ask your wine seller for something similar.Registrants will receive the Zoom link via email the day before the program.
Elisabetta Berra was born in England to Italian parents from Veneto. "Wine has always been on our table," she says. "I remember the gatherings with Italian friends with many Italian dishes and of course wine. I wasn't a big wine fan until I moved to Valdobbiadene when I was 21 and where it is just impossible not to drink prosecco! I later became more and more interested in the wine world and therefore became a sommelier in 2013. I work as a Tour Leader and often take tourists to the local wineries. I love tasting different wines from other parts of Italy and learning directly from the producers how their wines are made and listen to their amazing stories."
Wednesday, August 19th, 2020, 7-8:30PM 
Registration - $10.00
Gentlemen always welcome!
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