4 (of 16) Spaces Available.
215 SE 9th Ave #204
This 3-session introductory wine course covers the basics of wine from a simple perspective: you will learn about wine by tasting wine. By the end of this course, you will be well armed to go into any wine store or restaurant and confidently select a style that you want.
About the instructor: Mimi Martin is director of The Wine & Spirit Archive and holds the WSET Diploma in Wine & Spirits.
This class covers the basics of analyzing, tasting and discussing wines through a comparison and tasting of the "big seven varieties." Learn the techniques that wine professionals use to distinguish these varieties from one another and how to identify differences in color, body, aroma, acidity, sweetness and tannin.
In this class, you will expand your wine tasting techniques and vocabulary and further your ability to discuss and identify different wines. Using side-by-side comparisons, learn to identify qualities and aromas such as butter, oak, floral, grassy and minerality.
In this class, you will learn how to identify a wine's place of origin including differences between Old World and New World wines, cool climate and warm climate and wines and concluding with a quality tasting.