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Secondo Pezzo Mezzo Prezzo at Gioia



Festa Gioia March 15
Secondo Pezzo Mezzo Prezzo Second Piece Half Price
(See Calendar)
Always open by appointment in Los Gatos

Shop Italian Style
RSVP by return email or call 408-640-6628
or contact Kathy at kathywinkelman@gioiacompany.com
And always available for your convenience online at http://gioiacompany.us2.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=b5443010f7c3d911f354a0ff9&id=ee69890e49&e=f2040c5ff5


Festa Gioia Open House!
Secondo Pezzo Mezzo Prezzo!


“2014 -- The Year of the Italian Language in America”


Viareggio Carnival, Versilia Beaches and Wine Trails of Tuscany Hi Kathy, Now is a wonderful time to come to Festa Gioia for lunch and shopping for spring events such as weddings, birthdays, showers, or for that item that you have had your eye on. We celebrate in the Italian fashion with great food, great wine, great people, and great great products! Wearing Venetian half masksViareggio is on Italy's west coast in the area of Tuscany known as the Versilia Coast.  Versilia is Tuscany’s coastal beach country. It's about 20 kilometers north of Pisa and 30 kilometers west of Lucca. Viareggio is on the rail line that runs along the coast between Genoa and Rome. These Tuscan beaches are characterized by clean water, a certified “blue flag” beach, interesting villages, and a background of the Apuan Alps known for their famous marble production, stone from Carrara and Volterra among them. The Blue Flag is a voluntary eco-label awarded to more than 3850 beaches and marinas in 48 countries across Europe, South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, New Zealand, Brazil, Canada and the Caribbean for sustainable development of beaches and marinas. Viareggio is one of the most famous resorts in the Versilia and the largest beach town in Tuscany. It's famous for the Carnevale di Viareggio which attracts a million visitors every February, Liberty-style architecture, (Art Nouveau) seaside restaurants, summer nightlife, and shopping. The best way to explore Viareggio is on foot or by bike as the town is very small. Its size and convenient setting make it a great base for exploring the Tuscan Coast. While you are in Tuscany you can also enjoy the wine trails, tasting Chianti, Brunello, Montepulciano, Vin Santo, Sangiovese and others.  For a wine trail list by region, click here. If you want to learn more about the Carnevale celebrations in various cities in Italy you can read more here.  


GIOIA ITALIAN ART AND PRODUCTS always opened by appointment in Los Gatos Call Kathy 408.640.6628 or Contact kathywinkelman@gioiacompany.com And always at your disposal online at http://gioiacompany.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=b5443010f7c3d911f354a0ff9&id=994bb2d7cf&e=f2040c5ff5 March L’Italo Americano News Date: March 1 (Sat.) L’Italo Americano News celebrates106 years of sharing the news of Italy and Italians in America. Congratulations! Auction Donations from Gioia Italian Art and Products Mardi Gras! Date: March 4 (Tuesday) Official Mardi Gras around the world--the day before Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent. Plan your celebrations to include this great cookie recipe for Cenci. Mask making decoupageMask Making Workshop with Artist Carla Almanza-deQuant Date: Saturday March 8 Time: 10:30 - 4:30 Location: IAHF Cultural Center, San Jose RSVP: Call Kathy 408.640.6628 For registration form (PDF), click here. ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED Learn the techniques used in the 16th & 17th centuries. Festa Gioia Secondo Pezzo Mezzo Prezzo Date: March 15 (Saturday) Time: 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m. Location: 16395 Roseleaf Court, Los Gatos, CA RSVP: Call Kathy 408.640.6628 and Lee Marie 650.967.0765 Secondo Pezzo Mezzo Prezzo: Second Piece Half Price Sale Little Italy Arch & Cultural Center Wine Tasting Fundraiser Date: March 28 (Friday) Time:  5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Location: Little Italy San Jose Foundation, 350 W Julian St, San Jose, CA 95110 To learn more click here ceramics in cupboard

Colombo Cub Oakland celebrates Carnevale
Date: March 29 (Saturday) Time:  5:30 p.m. Location: 5321 Claremont Avenue, Oakland, CA Shop Gioia Italian Art and Products at the event To learn more click here. April Santa Clara University Catala Club Fundraiser Date: April 14 (Monday) Time:  5:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Location: Campo di Bocce, 565 University Ave. Los Gatos, CA 95032 Auction Donations from Gioia Italian Art and Products To learn more, click here. embellished wine bottles

Wine Bottle Embellishment Workshop
Date: April 22 (Tuesday) Time:  10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: "Larkspur Landing Hotel" Meeting Room, 550 West Hamilton Avenue, Campbell Ca To register Contact Kathy 408.640.6628 or reply to this email. May Wine Bottle Embellishment Workshop Date: May 17 (Saturday) Time:  10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: "Larkspur Landing Hotel" Meeting Room, 550 West Hamilton Avenue, Campbell Ca To register Contact Kathy 408.640.6628 or reply to this email. embellished wine glassesWine Glass Embellishment Workshop Date: May 18 (Sunday) Time:  10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: "Larkspur Landing Hotel" Meeting Room, 550 West Hamilton Avenue, Campbell Ca To register Contact Kathy 408.640.6628 or reply to this email. ANYTIME! Showcasing our Boutique Galleries and Wineries . Please shop at our Affiliate Stores: Masks on wall Bel Bacio Café Little Italy San Jose http://gioiacompany.us2.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=b5443010f7c3d911f354a0ff9&id=4d67c63122&e=f2040c5ff5 Discover San Jose Boutique http://gioiacompany.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=b5443010f7c3d911f354a0ff9&id=a3abfa75d2&e=f2040c5ff5 Guglielmo Winery in Morgan Hill http://gioiacompany.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=b5443010f7c3d911f354a0ff9&id=913644e904&e=f2040c5ff5 Sculpterra Winery in Paso Robles http://gioiacompany.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=b5443010f7c3d911f354a0ff9&id=f4482c9212&e=f2040c5ff5  

TRAVEL OPPORTUNITIES 2014!! Save the Dates!!

Puerto Vallarta Art and Gastronomy Vacation Dates: May 3 – 10TH, 2014 Includes 3 days of workshops:
  • Frescoes, Bottle Embellishment Workshops by Master Artist Carla Almanza-deQuant,
  • Culinary Workshop and Gastronomy Dinner and Wine tasting by World Renowned Chef Thierry Blouet:
     "Ancient ART techniques brought to the modern world by artist Carla,and recipes
      created to communicate through our senses, using a precise synthesis of
      colors and flavors by Chef Thierry. This gift of intuitive ability to perceive
      the right harmony of sensual elements is what turns Chef Thierry's dishes into
      a sensual work of ART".
Included: All materials, meals during the workshops Not included: Air, Accommodations at a Beautiful Villa, and Optional Tours Cost: $750 per person Registration: Click here for registration form. UMBRIA/TUSCANY Vacation at Le Selve, an Agriturismo!  Contactmailto:%20info@gioiacompany.com for a special introduction to the owner. See you soon...
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Can't make it? Don't forget to shop online at www.gioiacompany.com.
A Glass of Wine, A Cup of Tea and Gioia Italian Art and Products, a formula for a relaxing evening!
Every gift personally wrapped, shipped and guaranteed.