Wonder Women of the VenetoJoin Swirl on Castro on August 14th for a guided tasting with Leslie Rosa, founder of La Dolce Vigna, Wine + Culture Tour Co. Leslie will walk you through the history of three traditional wines from Italy's Veneto region, all made by incredible wineries run by women. You'll walk away well-versed in some of the Veneto's most beloved wines and be supporting family-run wineries with fierce female leads in the process.
Here is a little bit about LeslieAfter a decade of working in the art world for eminent institutions and artists in New York and London, Leslie Rosa moved to Italy and became a certified sommelier with the Associazione Italiana Sommelier. She lived in Tuscany (Siena) and the Veneto (Venice) and has traveled extensively throughout the country, seeking out small wineries that have a story to tell, local gastronomic wonders, cultural gems and experiences that exude the good life. Now based in northern California, Leslie continues to cultivate la dolce vigna philosophy on the west coast, with custom day tours of California wine country as well as dynamic tastings of Italian wine + culture, in addition to her portfolio of week-long wine tours in Italy.