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Hi All,

I am Simone Russo, a professional sommellier from Italy with 7+ years of experience as Sommellier at Ritz Carlton, Shangri La in Europe and Asia, certified by AIS / WSA since 2012, and recently moved to New York working for a 5 star restaurant.

I am organizing a wine tasting private event with 36 spots, 18F / 18M for young professionals, with 7 bottles of less known and still niche Italian wines in a casual and relaxed atmosphere and free flow of bread, cheese and salumi with combination recommendations.

I plan to make this a weekly night event if attendance is good.

The bottles will be (for this week, most will change every week)

Argiolas, Turriga 2010
Bruno Giacosa, Barolo Le Rocche 2008
Le Piane, Boca 2009
Casanova dei Neri, Brunello di Montalcino Cerretalto 2007
Poderi Aldo Conterno, Barolo Bussia 2008
Masciarelli, Villa Gemma Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2009
Castello di Verduno, Barolo Monvigliero 2009

Here the details of the event:

- Location: Boqueria Flatiron, 53 West 19th Street
- Time: 7pm
- Price: 34$ / Person (wine and food included), to be paid at the start.
- Free flow of bread, cheese and salumi
- 36 spots, ideally 18F, 18M
- No Dress Code
- RSVP strictly required for me and the venue

Feel free to comment or message me for anything!

Hope to see many of you soon and that this can become a weekly fun night out in a relaxed and elegant atmosphere.


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