The seminar and dinner on Monday will offer tastings of wines from Umbria, Abruzzo, Lazio and Emilia.
Four wineries won double gold medals, which require a unanimous vote by the judges, and others won dozens of golds.
The June 1 event will benefit the foundation's culinary and agricultural scholarships, apprenticeships and internships in the Finger Lakes region in memory of Red Newt's late executive chef and co-owner, Debra Whiting.
On the palate, the fruit zips with lively acidity across the taste buds, and finishes dry and mouthwatering.
Dr. Konstantin Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars and Belhurst Winery won trophies at the Riverside International Wine Competition, and New York wineries collected numerous other awards and medals.
Hours at the Naples winery, which was founded in 1987, will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays.
The Cayuga Lake winery, which will open for the season Saturday, will offer vertical tastings every day it's open.
The show, part of the winery's 16th anniversary party, will be held July 20.