Simply Italian tasting in San Francisco

by  |  27-10-2011

Yesterday, was a large-scale tasting called Simply Italian. These types of tastings are a mixed blessing as they give people in the “industry” the chance to taste a broad range of wines; many of which aren’t imported to the US yet, but they’re usually a zoo. It doesn’t really matter if they tuck it away with no signs (as they did on the second floor of the Regis Hotel) and have people checking business cards and credentials at the door, those looking to get a couple of free drinks manage to find their way in. So, donning my darkest clothing to avert potentially over-zealous glass swirls, I headed down. In the main room all the winemakers/winery representatives were spread around the room in a one table apiece fashion. The food was in an adjoining room and was an impressive spread that was continually popular. This event saw wineries from all […]
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