005Wine lovers got a treat last night at the sold out Italian Wine Tasting at Monterey Centre in Oak Bay. Italy continues to produce unique wines with its profusion of indigenous grape varieties. We all agreed that the quality/price ratio of the 7 wines poured was excellent. Invite some friends and host your own Italian tasting with the following wines:

1. Terre S.R.L., Prosecco DOC – Veneto  #928648 – $15.99

2. Monte Del Fra, Ca Del Magro  2011 DOC Superiore bianco – Veneto #216077  $20.99

3. Brancaia, Tree  2011 IGT – Toscany – $26.99

4. Massolino, Dolcetto d’Alba   2012 DOC – Piedmont – #189274  $27.99

5. Pasqua, Valpolicella Ripasso Superior 2011 DOC – Veneto – #602342  $24.99

6. Agricola Punica, Montessu Isola Dei Nuraghi 2010 IGT – Sardinia  #282608  $29.99

7. Vigneti Zabu, Il Passo 2012  IGT – Sicily  #699835  $23.00

Find at selected BC liquor stores and private stores.

Salute!