Italian Sparkling Wine Showcase with lunch at San Carlo Fumo

Italian Sparkling Wine Showcase with lunch at San Carlo Fumo

Would you like to learn more about the wonderful range of Sparkling Wines from Italy? Do you like Prosecco, Italy’s most famous Sparkling Wine, but want to know more about it? Have you ever tried any of the other Sparkling wines from this wonderful and varied wine producing coutnry?

Join us this September for our Italian Sparkling Wine Showcase followed by a delicious 3-course lunch at one of Manchester’s premier Italian restaurants, San Carlo Fumo?

Prosecco is a hugely popular fizz from the North-East Italy, which has become synonymous with celebration, joy, special occasion and that most sought after symbol of Italy 'La Dolce Vita' (The good life). Have you ever tried a Franciacorta this high quality sparkling wine is from a small area in Lombardy, northern Italy and are made very much in the image of Champagne. What about a Moscato wine? famous for its sweet flavors of peaches and orange blossom, this low alcohol fizz is something different to enjoy at the end of a meal, or whenever you like!

Our Saturday wine tasting in Manchester City Centre will showcase some of the finest Italian Sparking Wines,  imported from Italy by Con Gusto UK Ltd.

We shall spend a fun-filled couple of hours trying at least 6 different premium Sparkling WInes.  Wines with lots of delicate fruit, from Spumante (lots of bubbles) through to Frizzante (slightly sparkling) and at various sweetness levels.

We’ll also hear from Peter (the owner of Con Gusto) who with his Italian heritage, will share stories about the vineyards, passionate wine makers, and the individual characteristics of each wine.

  • Domus Picta Treviso DOC Brut- A classic Prosecco perfect by the glass, by the bottle or in cocktails
  • Domus Picta Rosé Cuvee - a rosé Prosecco blended with two local grape varieties – Glera and Raboso Piave
  • Ca Salina DOCG Extra Dry Sirocol - a sweeter ,celebration style drink
  • Ca Salina DOCG Rosato Brut - a dry Rose Prosecco - perfect with fish
  • Moscato (5% Alcohol) Sweet - A sweet but refreshing Mascato - pair with Asian fare, cheese,  charcuterie or antipasto plates
  • Ricci Curbastro Franciacorta Brut Dry - Award winning Franciacorta - made with a secondary fermentation in the bottle, just like Champagne. 

Lunch shall also be served upstairs in the opulent extra dining space with a view into the kitchens through a striking window.  Expertly prepared by the award winning chefs at San Carlo Fumo. 

This tastin would make the perfect gift for the fizz lover in yout life! We can provide a Gift Voucher for the event, just book your places below and use the "contact us" link on your confirmation to let us know you need a voucher and we can arrange by post or email. 

So what are you waiting for? Come and explore exactly what makes this sparkling wine one of the world's most popular tipples in a relaxed restaurant surrounding.

A must for any Prosecco or Sparking Wine fan!


  • 11.00 Italian Sparkling Wine tasting
  • 12.30 Lunch
  • 14.00 Close

Important Please Note: This event does not take place at the usual Manchester Wine School venue, it will be held in the upstairs dining room at San Carlo Fumo, 1 St Peters Square, Manchester, M1 5AN.


Places remaining: 24

Course Date/Time: Sat 27th Oct 2018 at 11.00am - 2.00pm

Duration: 3 hours

Venue: San Carlo Fumo, 1 St Peters Square, Manchester, M1 5AN.

Event Price: £58.00







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