ITALIAN WINE TASTING
The "Taste of Italy™," the popular
Wine Tasting and Reception is moving to a new
night! the event will be held this year on
SATURDAY, September 27, 2014 and will once again
be located this year in the Seattle Center Armory,
right next door to the Italian Festival in the
heart of the Seattle Center grounds.
The "Taste of Italy™" is a chance
for the general public to try some sixty wines
from Italy at the minimal cost of $25 per person
in advance, or $30 at the door. Each ticket
includes a souvenir wineglass and five 2 oz.
tastes of wine. Additional tastes may be purchased
for $2.50 apiece, and there will be sparkling
water, bread, Italian antipasti and cruditès
available for palate-cleansing.
You must be 21 years of age to be able to attend
this event and there is no child-care provided. In
addition, attendees will be able to view the Le
Arti della Festa art & mixed-media exhibition,
and the Festa Italiana Historical Photo Exhibit
sponsored by Bonney-Watson. Patrons can also
purchase bottles of wine to be consumed
off-premises, or cases of wine to be delivered the
Details are as follows:
September 27th from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Center House
/ Armory at Seattle Center
Live Music by: The Primo Basso Band
Catering by: Armory
Cost: $25 per person
in advance, $30 at the door. You must be 21 years
of age to enter.
To purchase tickets in advance, send a
self-addressed stamped envelope along with a
check made out to "Festa Italiana" in the amount
of $25 per ticket to "Taste of Italy™,"
Box 9549, Seattle, WA 98109.
Or you may purchase tickets via WePay.com at
Attendstar.com (There is an processing fee of
$1.50 per ticket).
WINE & BEER GARDENS
Because of the Italian tradition
of marrying wine and beer with food, there will be
three Wine & Beer Gardens at the Italian
Festival, all sponsored by Wine World & Spirits.
One will be in the Fisher Pavilion with a nice view
of the Mainstage, one will be on the Fisher Roof in
the "Piazza Food Court," and the third will be in
the Fisher Pavilion Courtyard featuring strolling
musicians playing your Italian favorites in the
sunshine. Look for the colorful umbrellas and the
white picket fences.
The following beverages will
Bolla Wines of
Italy (Chianti and Pinot Grigio) by the
glass for $6.00
Bolla Wines of Italy (Chianti and
Pinot Grigio) by the bottle for $20.00
by the glass for $6.00 or by the bottle for $20.00
Moretti Beer - Rosso & Lager
(imported) by the bottle for $5.00
Bolla Limoncello by the shot for
$5.00 or with San Pellegrino sparkling
water for $5.00.
San Pellegrino Italian Sparkling Water
by the 8 oz. bottle for $1.00
Acqua Panna Italian Spring Water by
the 8 oz. bottle for $1.00
sponsored by Bolla Wine, Prosecco & Limoncello.
By Washington State law, no one
under the age of 21
may enter a Wine & Beer Garden and I.D. is