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Wines of Italy: An In-depth 3 part exploration of Italian Wine

Italy! The Land of the Vine, according to the ancient Greeks; nowhere else is  wine so closely intertwined with daily life in every village throughout the Italian peninsula - not even France. Nowhere else is there such a enormous array of excellent native grapes.

Beginning Sunday February 26, Sommelier Arnie Millan will be offering an in-depth look at Italian wine with three classes, each organized by region:


1. February 26th - The South (Campania, Sicilia, Puglia, Calabria, Sardegna, Basilicata)

2. March 4th - The Center (Toscana, Umbria, Lazio, Marche, Emilia-Romagna, Molise, Abruzzi)

3. March 11th - The North (Piemonte, Valle d'Aosta, Liguria, Lombardia, Veneto, Alto Aldige/Trentino, Friuli)

Each region, its history and wines, will be discussed in depth with up-to-date hand-outs. Each class will include tasting 8 regional wines. The classes begin each Sunday at 3:00 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m.

The cost is $59 per person per class or $165 for the three class series.


The classes will…

Hands-on cooking class IN ITALIAN

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The Seattle-Perugia Sister City Association is sponsoring a cooking class -- GIVEN IN ITALIAN -- with Anne Robichaud, a 40-year resident of Umbria, on Saturday, February 25. 

Anne comes to the USA every year for classes and lectures; this year she'll be in Seattle for several days in late Feb.

The cost is $85 per person. Here is a link to her website: http://annesitaly.com/

The class is limited to 16, and it's on a first come basis. One class, given in English, has already been filled. The second class, offered in Italian, is a great opportunity for students or those wanting to brush up on their language skills.

The Feb. 25 event lasts 4 hours, cost is $85 per person, inclusive. Location to be determined.

The cooking lesson starts at 11 a.m. and lasts two hours, followed by eating the meal we just prepared (1-3  p.m.) The menu includes various antipastos, a pasta dish, main course, side dish(es), dessert. Cooking lessons are "hands-on" and throughout the lesson, Ann…

Bando di concorso

Cari Connazionali, il Consolato Italiano di San Francisco ha emesso bando di concorso per l'assunzione di un contrattista con mansioni di segreteria-archivio per l'IIC. Vi alleghiamo pertanto il bando e il fac-simile per la domanda in carta libera da inviare entro e non piu' tardi di giovedi' 2 febbraio 2012 al Consolato Italiano di San Francisco.
Cordiali saluti.
Romana Bracco Presidente Comites, San Francisco


For more informations please click on the link below 
http://www.scribd.com/doc/78705081

http://www.scribd.com/doc/78705079

Renaissance Art History lecture

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The Italian Studies Advisory Board at the University of Washington cordially invites you to a special lecture, "Renaissance Revival.  The Alessandro Maggiori Collection: Art and Politics in Eighteenth-Century Italy," presented by Ricardo de Mambro Santos, Assistant Professor of Art History, Willamette University.

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 - 2:00pm

 Walker-Ames Room, 225 Kane Hall (UW-Seattle)
  $10 suggested donation- proceeds will benefit UW Italian Studies

 Reception to follow.

 Space is limited.  To reserve your spot please contact Jennifer Keene
 by Weds., Jan. 18th at    
frenital@uw.edu or call (206) 616-3486.

 Please visit us at http://depts.washington.edu/itboard/ for futher details.

 We hope to see you there!

 Jennifer Keene
 Administrative Coordinator
 French and Italian Studies
 C-254 Padelford Hall
 U of WA, Box 354361
 Seattle, WA 98195

 frenital@u.washington.edu
 (206) 616-3486
 http://depts.washington.edu/frenital
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