3238 WINE TASTING CLASS-BECOME A WINE CONNOISSEUR
Learn the Fine Art of Wine Tasting and Wine Appreciation. Join us for an exciting evening of fine wine & good times as you learn the delicate art of wine tasting! For budding wine enthusiasts, this workshop is designed to help you cultivate your palate & expand your "wine vocabulary." Learn to swirl, sniff and sip like a pro. Taste several of the "classical" grapes varietals of the world and discover their aromas and flavor profiles. Gain command of basic wine vocabulary and tasting techniques. Bring all your questions about wine and food pairings, storage, or how to select a wine at a restaurant or wine shop, or any other vexing dilemma.
Topics include: classical varieties of wine grapes, the influence of soil and climate (terroir), vinification techniques that influence aroma and taste, temperatures and recommendations for proper storage, which wines are best suited to which foods and occasions. Here's your opportunity to develop your palate and appreciation for international and domestic wines. Extra! Each session your instructor brings a bonus wine that has a unique process to taste & discuss.
Instructor: Nancy Koeneman Material Fee: $30
Location: 4318 N Elston 1 session
"Excellent wine, fun people, friendly staff, it gave me the confidence to order wine in a restaurant & know I'm doing it properly!" -G.G.(class 3238)
Minimum age 21; proof of age required.