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Wine Tasting with William Bincoletto: Italy vs Spain

June 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Per Person (+ GST)

Guest Sommelier: William Bincoletto – Vines Wine Merchants

Class Curriculum

Testing Technique: Acidity, Alcohol, Structure 

Tasting Technique: Colour, Nose, Palate, Body, Tanins

Flavours and Aromas

Vertical Tasting with Food Pairing

Rules of Pairing

Education & Etiquette: Reading a Wine List


William Bincoletto, Canadian born sommelier, brings over 40 years’ experience in the food and beverage industry to Edmonton. Formally educated as a sommelier in France and Italy, with additional training in Germany, he was Alberta’s first certified Sommelier.

William, at present, is co-owner and principal sommelier of Vines Riverbend Wine Merchants

William has extensive experience in both the hospitality and retail industry.

Through the years, William has learned one lesson especially well; never stop tasting, learning and teaching! Okay that’s three lessons!

Join our sommelier as he guides you through 4 different specially chosen wines.

Italy vs Spain
Which will be your favourite?

2018 Tommasi Rafael Valpolicella – Italy

2020 Pajaru “Auru”- Italy 

2018 Barahonda Campo Arriba Old Vines – Spain 

2019 San Gregorio “El Vergal” Cervera del Canada – Spain


All wines will be a 3oz pour

A curated selection of Salumi e Formaggi will be served along side your seminar


Please Note:

Class tickets are $75.00 plus GST, per person. You will need to purchase 1 ticket for each person.

Class menus are subject to change without notice. Please note any dietary restrictions in the order notes during checkout. For Terms + Conditions and Cancellation Policy please see below.


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