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Appassimento Italiano: The Red Wines of Highest Concentration featuring Amarone
THEME: Sommelier-Guided Wine Tasting Dinner featuring some of the most concentrated wines in the world... special study of Amarone della Valpolicella. Presented by Sommelier Jörn Kleinhans. RUN OF SHOW: 6pm start with comparative wine tasting, with food courses arriving time after time. Comparing 2-3 wines at a time, with a total of 8-12 wines. Concluding by 9pm. SUITABLE ATTENDEES: Anyone interested in systematic wine appreciation. WINE LIST: See HERE ( Best reviewed on a desktop. List will be finalized days before event. COST: (1) $69 event ticket upon RSVP via credit card checkout, and (2) around $60 in addition at the restaurant for set multi-course dinner. So you will come out at around $130 total. REFUNDS:No. Only if organizer makes changes to the event. But you can always send someone else if you can't make it anymore.

Atrium Hotel

18700 MacArthur Boulevard · Irvine, CA


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The OC Wine Elite Society is the only dedicated wine tasting group in Southern California, covering systematically the wines from around the world.

We often blind-taste the wines, with help of our certified sommeliers who attend each session. Dinner is served at each event.

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