The Vin Bin Academy

Our classes span a variety of levels and topics. Class is casual, coverage of material is thorough, and our teachers are top-tier industry professionals. Cost is between $20-$40 per class, but each student who signs up will receive a $10 Vin Bin coupon good for the evening of the class.  Each Vin Bin Academy Class will be taught in the Vin Bin Cafe in both of our locations and will be accompanied by cheese selections from our counter.

Classes In Session, Sign Up Now!  All classes will be held in our Marlboro location unless stated otherwise.

Mid Summer Italian Tour

Wednesday, July 25| 6:00-7:30 pm

Not all of Italy is Chianti and Super Tuscan, in fact, most Italian selections are NOT those two wines – and we are beyond fortunate to have two outstanding wine professionals direct from Italy present this Mid Summer Italian Tour Seminar. Joining us are Luciano Castiello from Castello Banfi (his second trip to the Vin Bin) and Enrico Cerulli of Cerulli-Spinozzi, both of whom we met at Vinitaly.

Luciano is the national ambassador for Castello Banfi, and unofficial ambassador for Italy’s melody-filled, wine-charmed, “slow food” culture. Enrico operates his family’s estate in Abruzzi and grows Montepulciano and Trebbiano in the only DOCG region in Abruzzi.

Both men hosted and charmed us during our trip to Italy and because of their passion and commitment to fine wine, we have supported their wines back home. Because of our friendship, the two have agreed to alter their travels in America to visit the Vin Bin and be our guests for one evening.

You will not only hear wonderful stories of Italian life in the vineyards, b ut get lessons in what it takes to grow outstanding wine.

Among the wines we will sample are: Cerulli-Spinozzi Peorino Cortalto, Cerulli-Spinozzi Cerasuolo d’Abruzzo, Cerulli-Spinozzi Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, Banfi Vermentino La Pettegola, Sartori Regolo Corvina IGT, Rosa Regale Brachetto d’Acqui. As a bonus, we will show the 2009 Sartori Amarone Corte Bra’.

And of course, Vin Bin snacks for the table.

We expect this class to sell out quickly, as it did when Luciano was last here. All guests this evening will receive special pricing on the wines tasted this night only.