Category Archives: Mr. Bill’s Wine Cellar Blog

Virginia Wine Class: October 18

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October 18, 2017 at 7:00PM

$20 per person. Call to Reserve (540) 400-7771

– with Christine Iezzi-

Christine Iezzi grew up on a Virginia vineyard and was immersed in the planting of the vines, their care, and the making, blending, and bottling of wine.  Continuing working with wine was a natural progression from to her first job conducting tours at a local winery and being a wine steward at the Williamsburg Inn while attending the College of William and Mary.  Christine’s  father, Tom Iezzi, was a past American Wine Society President and she helped him  plan the national conference in Richmond Virginia. Christine has been in the wholesale business for the past 25 years.  She works with The Country Vintner and besides regional management for fine wine sales , handles wine education for Virginia for the parent company, The Winebow Group. Christine lives in Charlottesville Virginia with her husband and three children and near her parents Tom and Beverly Iezzi.

Portuguese Wine Class: June 21

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June 21, 2017 at 7:00PM

$20 per person. Call to Reserve (540) 400-7771

– with Christine Iezzi-

Christine Iezzi with Country Vintner is coming back to teach you all about the wines of Portugal. Christine oversees the education department for Country Vintner, educating the sales force about the different regions, grape varietals, styles, etc. that they distribute. She is very knowledgable and it’s sure to be another spectacular evening!

French Part 2 Wine Class: July 19

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July 19, 2017 at 7:00PM

$20 per person. Call to Reserve (540) 400-7771

– with Mr. Bill-

Bill Philips will be teaching the follow up to French Wines Part 1 where we explored the regions of Bordeaux, Loire, and Rhone.
Part 2 will feature wines from the Languedoc, Burgundy, and Alsace. France is so vast as far as the regions and varietals are concerned, we had to split up the learning!

German Wine Class: August 10

 

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August 10, 2017 at 7:00PM

$20 per person. Call to Reserve (540) 400-7771

– with Mr. Bill-

Come learn and explore the delicious and versatile wines of Germany, dispelling the myth that all German wines are sweet. We can’t wait to make you believers in some of the planet’s most delicious wines! Bill Phillips will be leading you through one of his favorite wine regions.

Austrian Wine Class: September 13

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September 13, 2017 at 7:00PM

$20 per person. Call to Reserve (540) 400-7771

– with Klaus Wittauer-

Klaus is from Austria and imports the wines. He is an expert on the subject!