Taste of Italy Pavilion

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2015 SCHEDULE
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8
5:15-6:00 PM

La Piccola Cucina – Festival Edition: An Educational children cooking class led by our Chef Tiziana Triolo.

6:45-7:15 PM

Premium Italian Wine Tasting: An Introduction to Vino Italiano presented by Philip Cusimano (Limited Seating. BUY AND PRINT TICKETS NOW!! to reserve your seat.) – This is a formal “Sit-Down Tasting”, featuring five of Italy’s most important wines, including the world famous “Super Tuscan” as well as the incomparable Nebbiolo (the Grape of both Barolo and Barbaresco). Each offering in this tasting was produced by Artisanal techniques and sourced from relatively low-yielding vineyards. Join us as we compare and contrast these terrific wines.

7:45-9:45 PM

Poker all’ Italiana” Tournament. – Poker, Italian Style! Learn to play Italian Poker; a fun and fast paced game, easy to learn (a derivative of 5 Card Draw, Jacks or better to open) and then stoke your competitive juices by vying for our “Poker All’ Italiana” Tournament Championship. Participants must be 21 years of age or older.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9
12:30-1:15 PM

La Piccola Cucina – Festival Edition: An Educational children cooking class led by our Chef Tiziana Triolo.

2:00-3:30 PM

Bingo! With an Italian Taste namely; “Tombola”! Learn to play this traditional Italian game (similar to American Bingo) and win prizes (5 winners in each session). Fun for the entire family as you race to fill your cards while immersing yourself in a bit of Italian culture and language! Ambo! Terno! Quaderno! Quinto! Tombola! – Limited seating! Cards are $5.00 each

4:00-4:30 PM

Saint Arnold Cooking Demonstration:

5:15-5:45 PM

Premium Italian Wine Tasting: An Introduction to Vino Italiano presented by Philip Cusimano (Limited Seating. BUY AND PRINT TICKETS NOW!! to reserve your seat.) – This is a formal “Sit-Down Tasting”, featuring five of Italy’s most important wines, including the world famous “Super Tuscan” as well as the incomparable Nebbiolo (the Grape of both Barolo and Barbaresco). Each offering in this tasting was produced by Artisanal techniques and sourced from relatively low-yielding vineyards. Join us as we compare and contrast these terrific wines.

6:30-7:15 PM

La Piccola Cucina – Festival Edition: An Educational children cooking class led by our Chef Tiziana Triolo.

8:00-9:45 PM

Tasting Tour of Italian Wine presented by Beviamo International – Seize this rare opportunity to sample 12 different premium wines from some of Italy’s major regions, and receive live information from wine professionals, (as if you had your own personal “Sommelier”) and all of this in one venue! You will find many familiar types of Italian Wine but from non-commercial, boutique producers and perhaps, discover some wines that you have never had the opportunity to sample. Wine lovers of Vino Italiano and those who are ready to “Fall in Love” do not miss this opportunity to “Fine Tune” your Italian Palate!” – Admission Fee on-site – $15

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10
11:15-12:00 PM

La Piccola Cucina – Festival Edition: An Educational children cooking class led by our Chef Tiziana Triolo.

12:45-1:30 PM

Premium Italian Wine Tasting: An Introduction to Vino Italiano presented by Philip Cusimano (Limited Seating. BUY AND PRINT TICKETS NOW!! to reserve your seat.) – This is a formal “Sit-Down Tasting”, featuring five of Italy’s most important wines, including the world famous “Super Tuscan” as well as the incomparable Nebbiolo (the Grape of both Barolo and Barbaresco). Each offering in this tasting was produced by Artisanal techniques and sourced from relatively low-yielding vineyards. Join us as we compare and contrast these terrific wines.

2:00-2:30 PM

H-E-B Cooking Demonstration:

3:15-4:00 PM

La Piccola Cucina – Festival Edition: An Educational children cooking class led by our Chef Tiziana Triolo.

4:45-5:30 PM

Premium Italian Wine Tasting: An Introduction to Vino Italiano presented by Philip Cusimano (Limited Seating. BUY AND PRINT TICKETS NOW!! to reserve your seat.) – This is a formal “Sit-Down Tasting”, featuring five of Italy’s most important wines, including the world famous “Super Tuscan” as well as the incomparable Nebbiolo (the Grape of both Barolo and Barbaresco). Each offering in this tasting was produced by Artisanal techniques and sourced from relatively low-yielding vineyards. Join us as we compare and contrast these terrific wines.

6:00-8:00 PM

Poker all’ Italiana” Tournament. – Poker, Italian Style! Learn to play Italian Poker; a fun and fast paced game, easy to learn (a derivative of 5 Card Draw, Jacks or better to open) and then stoke your competitive juices by vying for our “Poker All’ Italiana” Tournament Championship. Participants must be 21 years of age or older.

8:30-9:45 PM

Tasting Tour of Italian Wine presented by Beviamo International – Seize this rare opportunity to sample 12 different premium wines from some of Italy’s major regions, and receive live information from wine professionals, (as if you had your own personal “Sommelier”) and all of this in one venue! You will find many familiar types of Italian Wine but from non-commercial, boutique producers and perhaps, discover some wines that you have never had the opportunity to sample. Wine lovers of Vino Italiano and those who are ready to “Fall in Love” do not miss this opportunity to “Fine Tune” your Italian Palate!” – Admission Fee on-site – $15

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11
12:30-1:15 PM

La Piccola Cucina – Festival Edition: An Educational children cooking class led by our Chef Tiziana Triolo.

2:00-2:45 PM

Premium Italian Wine Tasting: An Introduction to Vino Italiano presented by Philip Cusimano (Limited Seating. BUY AND PRINT TICKETS NOW!! to reserve your seat.) – This is a formal “Sit-Down Tasting”, featuring five of Italy’s most important wines, including the world famous “Super Tuscan” as well as the incomparable Nebbiolo (the Grape of both Barolo and Barbaresco). Each offering in this tasting was produced by Artisanal techniques and sourced from relatively low-yielding vineyards. Join us as we compare and contrast these terrific wines.

3:15-4:30 PM

Bingo! With an Italian Taste namely; “Tombola”! Learn to play this traditional Italian game (similar to American Bingo) and win prizes (5 winners in each session). Fun for the entire family as you race to fill your cards while immersing yourself in a bit of Italian culture and language! Ambo! Terno! Quaderno! Quinto! Tombola! – Limited seating! Cards are $5.00 each

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