Buy your fabulous wine "literature lesson" and take your literature home after enjoying a walk-around, social wine event featuring 20-24 wines that pertain to your literature theme! Pouring professionals will explain each wine as they pour, and you will learn about regions & countries as you sip. Complimentary cheeses and small bites will be offered.
Sideways Meets Bottle Shock: California vs. France
What: This Saturday night class will literally (and figuratively) pit the most popular grapes of California against those from France, just like in the movies! A tutorial about the hallmarks, labels, & styles of Napa, Sonoma, Santa Barbara & other regions side-by-side with an exploration of Burgundy and Bordeaux.
Bubbles, Bubbles, Everywhere!
What: Most people just adore Champagne and Sparkling Wine. But most people just pick out their bottle either because of price, or a recognizable name.
Wine Basics: Wine Sense For The Wine Dense!
What: A total understanding of red & white wines in a fun, non-intimidating class that finally makes it all make senseThe lightbulb will come on! Perfect for any novice of any age (over 21), a corporate person who needs to wine & dine clients, or a wine enthusiast who "kinda" knows something but is missing major info to tie it all together. This class will teach you how to read labels, read a wine list, understand wine-making & its resulting flavors, and compare the styles & influences among global regions & countries. Flavor comparisons will be made with a complimentary tasting of 8 white/red wines, with take-home literature to keep. Who: For Rookies & Intermediates proctored by S. Schneider, AKA The Dean. Class Fees Cover The Purchase Printed Literature
Pairing Wine & Cheeses: Rind, Brined, and Wined!
What: Ya love cheese? Ya love wine? Here's a perfect chance to sit in a room and taste how cheese and wine both change as you eat & sip them together.