Wine Classes and Events

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 JOIN US FOR WINE CLASS EVERY OTHER SATURDAY!

These fun and educational experiences are hosted at the standing high-top tables in our Enoteca. Each class includes tastes of five wines (three reds and two whites, unless otherwise noted) and lasts approximately 90 minutes. To complement the wines, classes include the chef’s selection of artisanal cheeses and house-cured meats. All classes are led by Italian wine specialist Sara Olocco or a sommelier from OTTO’s knowledgeable and enthusiastic wine team.

Can’t join us on Saturday or have a large group? Private classes are available on an ad-hoc basis for parties of 6 or more people. 

To make a reservation, please click the Eventbrite link below the tasting you would like to attend to purchase tickets or call the restaurant at 212.995.9559 ext. 2. 

PRIVATE WINE CLASSES!

Can’t make one of our public sessions? Looking for a special event? Private wine classes are available for groups of 6+ guests. For more information, please contact our team at vino@ottopizzeria.com.

 

Saturday Afternoon Classes at 4:00pm

Celebrating Women’s Day Weekend with Rose $70 – Saturday March 7th, 2020

Celebrate with an Italian Rose tasting hosted by Sara Olocco. Sara will introduce you to five different roses from all over Italy.

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THE ISLANDS $75 – SATURDAY, MARCH 21ST 2020
Come celebrate the first day of spring by exploring the wines of Italy’s beautiful islands with Sara Olocco. Enjoy a guided tasting of the wonderful wines of Sicily, the Aeolian Islands and Sardegna. Learn about the unique terroir of the islands, the volcanic soil and the indigenous grapes such as Vermentino, Malvasia delle Lipari and Carignano

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THE NATIVE GRAPES OF PIEMONTE $75 – SATURDAY, APRIL 4TH 2020
Sara Olocco, a Piemontese native, will take you on a tour of her region. When we think about wine from Piemonte we all think about Barolo and Barbaresco. Sara will introduce you to grapes such as Erbaluce, Freisa and Pelaverga while explaining the history and winemaking traditions of these lesser known varietals.

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WINES FROM THE ALPS $75 – SATURDAY, APRIL 18TH 2020
Valle D’ Aosta and Trentino are two of the smallest wine making regions in Italy but they punch way above their weight class. Valle D’ Aosta has some of the highest vineyards in Europe, where you can see grapes growing below snow covered peaks. Join Sara Olocco on a trip through the Alps to discover some of the most interesting wines of Italy

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ORANGE WINES OF ITALY $100 – SATURDAY, MAY 2ND 2020
Winemakers are always looking for ways to make more interesting wines. Many are reverting to centuries old techniques to extract more color and flavor from their white wine grapes. Leaving the wine in contact with the skins for extended periods takes white wines to a whole new level. Join Sara Olocco to taste some of the landmark orange wines of Italy 

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VOLCANIC WINES OF MT. ETNA $75 – SATURDAY, MAY 16TH 2020
Wine has been made in Sicilia for centuries. One of the most fertile parts of the island has always been Mt Etna due to the volcanic ash that has covered the slopes on more than one occasion. Due to this unique terroir, the wines of Etna are an unmistakable expression of the volcanic soil and it’s proximity to the sea. 

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UNKNOWN VARIETALS OF ITALY $75 – SATURDAY, MAY 30TH 2020
Italy has an incredibly long and diverse history of making wine. There are almost 800 different grapes being grown to make wine today. Join Sara Olocco to learn about some of these lesser known varietals and see what we have all been missing.

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INFORMATION

Reservations
To make a reservation in a public wine class, click the Eventbrite link below the tasting you would like to attend to purchase tickets or call the restaurant at 212.995.9559 ext. 2 or call the restaurant at 212.995.9559 ext. 2.

Private Wine Classes
Private wine classes are available for groups of 6+ guests. For more information, please contact our team at vino@ottopizzeria.com.

Further Questions
If you have any further questions, please email us at vino@ottopizzeria.com or call us at 212-995-9559.

 

 

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