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Maurizio Di Franco
VinoRoma Wine Studio

What is this?

Immerse yourself in the world of Italian wines with a private, two-hour wine tasting experience in the heart of Rome's historic Monti district led by expert sommelier and wine bar owner Maurizio Di Franco. In his exclusive tasting room, you will embark on a tasting journey across Italy's vineyards, learning the nuances of wine tasting, food pairing, and understanding Italy's winemaking appellations and grape varieties. Discover the intricate differences between DOC and DOCG classifications, explore the contrast between Montepulciano d'Abruzzo and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, and delve into the fascinating world of natural and low-intervention wines. This masterclass is designed to transform you into a more informed and confident wine enthusiast, with insights into the unique characteristics of Italian wines and the stories behind them.

What makes this unique?

This Monti neighborhood wine tasting experience stands out as Rome's only venue dedicated solely to wine education. Unlike typical wine bars, Maurizio’s private tasting room offers an exclusive and personalized experience. Maurizio shares a passion for handpicked selections from small producers, many of whom he and his team have visited personally. With his extensive knowledge of both American and Italian wine industries, you'll receive an insightful and comprehensive introduction to the world of wine. The tasting is private and customizable, catering to your taste and experience level, with options to explore high-end Italian wines. This intimate setting ensures a focused and enriching learning experience, making it an ideal choice for both novice enthusiasts and seasoned connoisseurs. You’ll also have great conversation and learn about local culture. As Pliny, the Elder famously said, "There's truth in wine."

What is the profile of the host?

This masterclass is led by Maurizio Di Franco, a native English speaker from the USA, experienced in both American and Italian wine sectors, providing an engaging, informative, and bilingual wine education experience.

What to bring?

A keen interest in learning about wines. An open palate ready to explore the flavors of Italy.
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EUR 150
per person
Private experience
2 hours
This experience accomodates a minimum of 2 and maximum of 6 participants. Included: Guided wine tasting session in a private tasting room. Sampling of diverse Italian wines. Expert-led discussion on wine tasting, pairing, and winemaking. Cured meats and cheeses to pair with the wine.
Offered in English, Italian
Private experience
2 hours
This experience accomodates a minimum of 2 and maximum of 6 participants. Included: Guided wine tasting session in a private tasting room. Sampling of diverse Italian wines. Expert-led discussion on wine tasting, pairing, and winemaking. Cured meats and cheeses to pair with the wine.
Offered in English, Italian
calendar
EUR 150
per person
Private experience
2 hours
This experience accomodates a minimum of 2 and maximum of 6 participants. Included: Guided wine tasting session in a private tasting room. Sampling of diverse Italian wines. Expert-led discussion on wine tasting, pairing, and winemaking. Cured meats and cheeses to pair with the wine.
Offered in English, Italian
Private experience
2 hours
This experience accomodates a minimum of 2 and maximum of 6 participants. Included: Guided wine tasting session in a private tasting room. Sampling of diverse Italian wines. Expert-led discussion on wine tasting, pairing, and winemaking. Cured meats and cheeses to pair with the wine.
Offered in English, Italian