PITTSBURGH , June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection store at 5656 Centre Ave., Pittsburgh, will host a special tasting and bottle signing featuring four premium wines poured and discussed by La Spinetta winemaker Giorgio Rivetti, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Friday, June 23.
Giorgio Rivetti received international accolades for his wines, including more than 50 scores of 95 or more from wine publications such as Wine Spectator and wine critics such as Robert Parker and James Suckling. A native of the Piemonte region in Italy, Rivetti earned Three Glasses from the Gambero Rosso, Italy's most prominent wine award, more than 30 times.
Rivetti will offer samples of the following wines to those 21 years of age and older.
- La Spinetta Bionzo Barbera d'Asti Superiore 2010 (750 mL), Code 43761 – $49.92 (save $12.07)
- La Spinetta Il Nero di Casanova Sangiovese 2012 (750 mL), Code 44498 – $21.99
- La Spinetta Fontana Vi Barbera d'Asti 2012 (750 mL), Code 78435 – $14.99
- Indigenous Selections Rosso Piceno 2015 (750 mL), Code 78445 – $12.99
He will also sign pre-purchased bottles, answer customers' questions, and share stories, history, and interesting facts about his wines.
The PLCB regulates the distribution of beverage alcohol in Pennsylvania, operates more than 600 wine and spirits stores statewide, and licenses 20,000 alcohol producers, retailers, and handlers. The PLCB also works to reduce and prevent dangerous and underage drinking through partnerships with schools, community groups, and licensees. Taxes and store profits – totaling $15.1 billion since the agency's inception – are returned to Pennsylvania's General Fund, which finances Pennsylvania's schools, health and human services programs, law enforcement, and public safety initiatives, among other important public services. The PLCB also provides financial support for the Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement, the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, other state agencies, and local municipalities across the state. For more information about the PLCB, visit www.lcb.pa.gov.
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SOURCE Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board