Launching the Festa Weekend

The Taste of Italy™, the popular Wine Tasting and Reception will be held this year on Friday, September 28, 2018 and will again be located in the Seattle Center Armory, right next door to the Italian Festival in the heart of the Seattle Center grounds.

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The Taste of Italy™ is a chance for the general public to try over 70 wines representing every region of Italy at the minimal cost of $30 per person in advance, or $35 at the door. Each ticket includes a souvenir wineglass and five 2 oz. tastes of wine. Additional tastes may be purchased for $2.50 apiece, and there will be sparkling water, bread, Italian antipasti and cruditès available for palate-cleansing.

You must be 21 years of age or older to attend this event and there is no child-care provided. In addition, attendees will be able to view entries in the Festa Art Competition and the Festa Italiana Historical Photo Exhibit. Patrons can also purchase bottles or cases of wine to be delivered the following week.

Details are as follows

  • When: Friday, September 28th from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Where: The Armory at Seattle Center (formerly the Center House)
  • Live Music by: Danny Quintero and his band
  • Catering by: Big John’s PFI
  • Cost: $30 per person in advance or $35 at the door

You must be 21 years of age or older to enter.

To purchase tickets in advance: Please visit Eventbrite (There is a processing fee of $2.49 per ticket).

Eventbrite - "Taste of Italy"™ Wine Tasting at Seattle's Italian Festival