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English Language Meeting – February 9, 2022 (Online)

February 9, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

When: February 9, 2022
Arnie Millan, Esquin Wine Merchants
Topic: Essentials of Italian Wine
Location: Online

Advanced registration will be required. A link to the registration form will be sent to the Dante Alighieri Society mailing list.

There will be a “social hour” beginning at 7 pm. The presentation will start at 7:30.

About the Speaker:

Arnie Millan has been a wine aficionado for over forty years.  Arnie’s interest in wine began in 1973 during his first visit to France.  Arnie has been consulting to restaurants about wine since 1987. In 1997, he opened his own restaurant, Avenue One, which was highly regarded for its extensive and carefully chosen wine program, winning four Wine Spectator Magazine Awards of Excellence and accolades from Wine Press Northwest and Seattle Magazine, among others. Arnie and his wine classes were featured in  The Wall Street Journal, “Learning the Ropes about Vines” published February 10, 2006. Recently, Arnie was chosen to teach a class on wine tasting to the Washington Wine Commission’s volunteer wine ambassadors. In July, 2014, Arnie was featured in the  Seattle Times as “The Finest Wine Mind in Seattle.” Arnie works at Esquin Wine Merchants, as European Buyer, heading up Private Client Services and Education.

About the Presentation:

Arnie will provide the essential information to help better understand Italian wine.  He will cover Italian wine terminology and the basics of Italian wine law. He will give a quick review of the 19 Italian wine regions as well as a review of some of Italy’s major red and white grapes.  Whether you’re new to Italian wine or a seasoned tifoso, there will be something here to your taste!

Arnie Millan


February 9, 2022
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:

2023-2024 Season
Live Meeting COVID Guidelines