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Thu, Aug 22


Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato

A Taste of Southern Italy

Southern Italy Wine Dinner

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A Taste of Southern Italy
A Taste of Southern Italy

Time & Location

Aug 22, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato, 610 Preserve Pkwy Suite 100, Hoover, AL 35226, USA

About The Event

This is not your usual wine dinner!!! Join us as we take a cultural and historical journey to Italy through its best wines. This month we will focus on Southern Italy, more specifically on the regions of Campania, Sicily and Puglia. Don't miss the opportunity to mingle in true Italian style while learning about the traditions and history of the most enchanting place in the world!! Price of tickets is $65+ tax per person and it includes the wine & cultural class, 4 glasses of wines, full-course dinner and gratuity. 

The event will be led by Giuliana Russo-Skinner. Spots are limited and they sell out fast, so secure yours in advance! 


Vicus Greco di Tufo '17

Vicus Falanghina '18

Koine Salice Salentino Riserva '14

Liotro Nero d'Avola '16

A full-course buffet dinner will be also served:

Homemade Garlic Knot Rolls with Marinara Dipping Sauce

Sicilian Salad with Creamy Italian Dressing

Pasta Arlecchino (pasta with homemade sausage, peppers and marinara sauce)

Chocolate and Pistachio Cannolis


About Giuliana: Giuliana Russo-Skinner was born and raised in the region of Puglia, Italy. She grew up on an Italian farm where her dad and grandfather grew olive trees and grapes among other crops.  She is the owner of Alabama Language Services and teaches Italian language and culture at UAB. Giuliana is enthusiastic about sharing her passion and knowledge about her own country, language, culture, and cuisine!


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