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Wine Tasting


Wine Tasting


 To RSVP for LA Times Food Bowl events please call (310) 824-7408


Take the Italian Culinary Tour with the Italian Cultural Institute (watch the video)

Summer Session 2018


Take the Italian Wine Tour with the Italian Cultural Institute (watch the video)

Wine in contemporary Italy: Exploring the unique wines of each region. There are around 350 common wine grape varieties in Italy, so we have much to taste!

We are excited to announce the start of a new series of wine & dine events – Wine Tasting Parties with a new partner, Wine Agency and its Founder and CEO, Master Taster and Wine Educator, Giammario Villa.

An interactive wine tasting party is the perfect way to discover a favorite new bottle, learn something new about Italian food and wine culture, and organize a fun night for friends.  Space is limited, RSVP required*


Bàcari and Cicchetti: Aperitivo Venetian Style

Dates: July 17, Tuesday

Place: Italian Cultural Institute

Time: 7pm to 9pm

Fee: $60

To register please call (310) 824-7408



Alessandra “Ale” Gambini is a LA-based Italian food blogger, recipe developer, host home chef in web series and author of the cookbook “A Queen in the Kitchen”.  Born and raised in Northern Italy, beautiful Milan, she learned how to cook and love good food from her beloved grandmother Nonna Fernanda.

Everyone is invited to participate in our cooking class but of course feel free to just observe. 

Space is limited, RSVP required*


Date: Saturday, July 14, 2018

Place: Italian Cultural Institute/Kitchen

Time: 10am to 12:30pm

Fee: $65


Italian bread making

Onion & cherry tomato focaccia (Liguria)

Crescione with cheese and spinach (Emilia-Romagna)

Brioche con Tuppo with granita al caffè (Sicily)


To register please call (310) 824-7408