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Wine 101 with the Boston Wine School
September 18, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Monday, repeating until October 2, 2017
Wine should be fun and easy, but a lot of people are so overwhelmed and intimidated they’d almost rather order a beer. This course is designed to help the beginning wine lover get more comfortable and confident with wine in a low-pressure, snob-free environment.
We talk a lot about how to understand and remember what wines you like and how to communicate that to people in a wine shop or a restaurant. We always take a fun and light-hearted approach to how we taste wine so people don’t feel like they have to be experts just to have a valid opinion.
In just four classes, you’ll have a short list of favorite whites and favorite reds that you can rely on when you’re shopping, ordering, and exploring new wines.
WEEK ONE - How to taste wine, and why! What’s with all the swishing, swirling, and spewing?
WEEK TWO - Understanding wine grapes - sometimes but only sometimes, knowing the grape (or grapes) gives you a hint about what the wine’s like.
WEEK THREE - Wines around the world - we’ll taste the same wine from different parts of the world plus a few grapes that only grow one place… so far!
WEEK FOUR - Wine styles - old world versus new world, understanding which one you and the people around you prefer.