Past Events

Bubbles

04/08/2014

Wine Class in Chicago, IL


Everything sparkling, EVERYTHING (reds too!) from several countries and many grape varieties and styles. Prosecco to Champagne to cremant and all else in between. Retail cost of the ...

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Why France Matters / “FRANCE 101”

03/29/2014

Wine Class in Chicago, IL


Intro to France and its wines, plain & simple. Reds, whites, bubbles and pinks from all over the country - and the best way to travel there. Learn its major grape varieties and its ...

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Why France Matters /“FRANCE 101”

03/28/2014

Wine Class in Chicago, IL


Intro to France and its wines, plain & simple. Reds, whites, bubbles and pinks from all over the country - and the best way to travel there. Learn its major grape varieties and its ...

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Black Glass Class: RED Grapes

03/24/2014

Wine Class in Chicago, IL


Same idea as Thursday March 13, but this time with red grapes and their wines: cabernet sauvignon and pinot nor, fer sure, but also real learners such as pinot meunier (yes, non-bubbly ...

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Rioja

03/22/2014

Wine Class in Chicago, IL


A couple of whites but muchos tintos from this premier winemaking center of northern Spain; crianzas, reservas and gran reservas from producers such as Beronia, Murietta and Luberri. Re...

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Black Glass Class: WHITE Grapes

03/13/2014

Wine Class in Chicago, IL


I’m designing this for people who want to learn solid basics about white wine grapes & the wines made from them. I have a set of black, opaque Riedel tasting glasses; when ...

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Argentine Malbec

03/04/2014

Wine Class in Chicago, IL


“No more effing malbec!”, you might be shouting these days, what with all the $10 bottles of Argentine chocolate-cherry juice about. THIS get-together is about “the...

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American Pinot Noir

03/01/2014

Wine Class in Chicago, IL


This will give you a good idea of how pinot noir performs in various terroirs up and down the West Coast. We’re tasting through a dozen (12) pinots from Santa Barbara CA all th...

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American Pinot Noir

02/25/2014

Wine Class in Chicago, IL


This will give you a good idea of how pinot noir performs in various terroirs up and down the West Coast. We’re tasting through a dozen (12) pinots from Santa Barbara CA all th...

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Italian Grapes in California

02/22/2014

Wine Class in Chicago, IL


Tasting through eight Italian-born grape varieties grown in California and made into wine, often by 2nd- and 3rd-generation Italian-Americans. Wines from all over the state and from ...

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