Aperitivo Italiano - Exploring "Italian Mountain Wines"

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Aperitivo Italiano - Exploring "Italian Mountain Wines"

Summertime Fun from High Altitude Vineyards

By Italian Cultural & Community Center

When and where

Date and time

Tuesday, June 27 · 7 - 8pm CDT


The Italian Cultural and Community Center 1101 Milford Street Houston, TX 77006

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 1 hour
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What is the meaning of “Aperitivo Italiano”? An aperitivo (or apéritif) is often described as being similar to the American happy hour, but in reality, it’s much more than that. An Aperitivo is joyous and mood-lifting, it relaxes you after a day of work or prepares you for the night to come. Aperitivo, with its cheerful yet elegant nature, is a staple in Italy and has been getting more and more appreciated around the world.

Join us on Tuesday, June 27, 2023 at 7 p.m. at the Milford House to taste four great Italian Mountain Wines accompanied by Italian style small bites.

About the presenter:

Giorgio “George” Caflisch is proud to be both Italian and American. A long-time member of the ICCC, he has been passionate about wine for longer than he would like to admit. He is a Certified Sommelier, an instructor at the Texas Wine School and a co-founder of VinSanto, a new wine bar, shop and bistro in Memorial Green. Caflisch has been certified as an Italian Wine Educator and an Italian Wine Ambassador by the Vinitaly International Academy in Verona, Italy, and an Italian Wine Scholar by the International Wine Scholar Guild. With interests beyond Italy, Giorgio has volunteered as a judge at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Uncorked International Wine Competition since 2011. He is also a Treble Member of the Wine Century Club, having tasted more than 300 different international grape varieties.

Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2023

Time: 7:00 - 8:00 PM

Price: $30 ICCC Members | $35 Non-Members


By purchasing a ticket to this event, you acknowledge the following: I understand that I am holding a spot so reservations for this event are nonrefundable. If I am unable to attend, I understand that I can transfer to a friend.


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About the organizer

Experience Italy in the heart of Houston, Texas. The Italian Cultural & Community Center's mission is to advance, celebrate and preserve Italian culture and heritage through educational, cultural and social offerings for everyone: those of Italian descent, Italian expatriates living in Houston and Italophiles, non-Italians who are interested in Italy and its culture. It is our vision to be recognized as the Houston destination for all things Italian. The Italian Cultural & Community Center of Houston is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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