Have you noticed how Italy has conquered the wine lists of LA? They’re everywhere. And with so many varietals, ordering a bottle of Italian wine can be a head-scratcher unless you’re an expert. Now’s your chance to become one. Sotto restaurant is hosting a series of “intimate wine tastings” from the regions of Southern Italy on the second Wednesday of each month. The series kicks off on Wednesday August 14th at 6:30 with an exploration of the Basilicata region. Cost is $40 and if you stay for dinner and order one of the wines tasted, they’ll give you 50% off the bottle. Make a reservation by calling (310) 277-0210. Read more here.