Italy's Brunello di Montalcino, Chianti Classico, and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano groups launch new U.S. education initiative
|The Consorzi Brunello di Montalcino, Chianti Classico, and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano have announced a new U.S. education initiative entitled The Tuscan Wine Masters Academy.
This program is the second major U.S. initiative of the ongoing Italian Wine Masters program launched in February 2010, and comprises a dedicated wine certification program designed specifically for members of the wine trade. The curriculum of Master Classes consists of classroom study and a series of tastings focusing on these three prestigious Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (D.O.C.G.) wine-producing regions. Participants who successfully complete the course earn a professional certification in the wines of Brunello di Montalcino, Chianti Classico, and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, from the participating Consorzi.
The program will be offered in Chicago on April 26 and 27 at Bin 36, 339 North Dearborn,in collaboration with the Chicago Wine School, and in New York on April 27, 28, and 29 in collaboration with the International Wine Center, at 350 7th Avenue. The program is open to beverage and food industry professionals. The cost for each city for the entire session is $75 per person. Advanced reservations are required. To register visit www.italianwinemasters.com.
What is THE TASTING PANEL?
THE TASTING PANEL Magazine is the nation's fastest-growing and most widely read trade publication for the alcoholic beverage industry. We have a readership of 90,000+ beverage industry insiders, including mixologists and bartenders, hotel F&B personnel, restaurateurs and wine directors, wine and spirits producers, suppliers, importers, distributors and retailers.
Who writes for THE TASTING PANEL?
We have an international network of experienced editors and writers who cover all aspects of the beverage trade, with a focus on today's most happening brands and the people who produce and use them. Our stable of writers and photographers can and do cover stories across the country and abroad.
Do you accept freelance pitches?
We are not accepting freelance pitches at this time. However, if you are an experienced wine and/or spirits writer and have an interest in being assigned stories, you may send an email query and published writing samples to email@example.com and you may be considered for upcoming assignments in your area of expertise or geographic locale, depending on our editorial needs.
How can I have my spirits brand or wine reviewed or otherwise featured in THE TASTING PANEL?
We accept samples year-round for consideration for possible review in both Meridith May's "Publisher's Picks" column and Anthony Dias Blue's "Blue Reviews" column. Please see our Sample Submission Guidelines.
If you are interested in having your brand covered in a custom feature story, contact our VP of Marketing and Advertising, Bill Brandel (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Do you host visiting spirits producers and winemakers?
We do often meet with winemakers visiting the Los Angeles area and taste with them in the tasting room in our offices in Encino. Please contact Meridith May (email@example.com) to make arrangements.
THE TASTING PANEL, 17203 Ventura Blvd, Ste. 5, Encino, CA 91316
Content ©2014 THE TASTING PANEL magazine. All rights reserved