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Bitter is Beautiful: Amaro (Italian Liqueur) Tasting w/ Italian Cookies

Thursday, December 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

$68.00
This event is now Thursday, December 8th.
Join Sommelier Michael Scaffidi to learn about and taste Amaro: a bittersweet Italian liqueur, perfect for an after dinner digestif. Plus, you can’t have something bitter without a little something sweet….that’s why we’re pairing with slightly sweet Italian cookies. Learn the tricks at Hill Center so you can finish your 2022 holiday dinners with a taste of Italy!

As you taste 5 different types of Amaro from around the world, topics will include:

  • Amaro–What is it?
  • Why is it the best after-dinner beverage ever?
  • What is a digestif?
  • Dive into the history of this Italian digestif

About Michael Scaffidi: Michael Scaffidi is an Advanced Sommelier who has had a long career as a Sommelier and Wine Director. He has worked with many prestigious teams including those of The French Laundry, The Greenbier, Union Square Cafe, Jean-George. He considers his father as “the best host I know,” and credits him for teaching him hospitality.

In 2009, he helped open The Jefferson Hotel in Washington, DC where he created the wine and beverage program from the ground up. It was there that he curated a Madeira collection including over 50 offerings by the glass, the oldest of which dated back to the year 1720.


As this class is in-person, we require all attendees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. This class requires at least 6 participants.

If you need assistance registering, please check out these step-by-step instructionsvideo tutorial, or call (202) 549-4172 for assistance.

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Bitter is Beautiful: Amaro Tasting w/ Italian Cookies (12-08-22)
$ 68.00
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Details

Date(s):
Thursday, December 8
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
68
Event Categories:
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Partner:
Michael Scaffidi

Venue

Hill Center DC
921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Phone:
202.549.4172
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