The event - Vino in Villa - is being hailed as "the largest ever international tasting" of Prosecco by the body representing the DOC in the UK.
Director Giancarlo Vettorello said: "We are delighted to return to the UK where Prosecco DOC is an ambassador for Italian style
The tasting will include tutorials for in-store wine advisors and store managers, led by wine writer Charles Metcalfe.
A new addition
will be demonstrations and sampling of Venetian cocktails .
On show will be the
2007 Brut and Extra Dry Prosecco DOC wines, along with
wines from Conegliano-Valdobbiadene,
in north eastern Italy.
The tasting will take place at the Institute of Directors
on London's Pall Mall on Oct 13. To reserve a place on the Prosecco master class or tutored tasting, email firstname.lastname@example.org before Oct 1.