Italy is home to some of the oldest wine-producing regions in the world, and Italian wines are known worldwide for their broad variety. Pack your palate, Wine Spectator is taking us to Italy for an immersion in regional flavor. Explore and taste the bold lineup of some of its most beloved varietals. Saluti!

About the venue: Historic Charleston Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to preserve and protect the historical, architectural and material culture that makes up Charleston’s rich and irreplaceable heritage. Don’t miss the chance to tour the Historic Charleston Foundation’s two house museums, the Nathaniel Russell House (c. 1808) and the Aiken-Rhett House (c. 1820).