Food & Wine

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California Wine Appreciation

Learn to be a wine connoisseur. Do you know the difference between a Merlot and a Cabernet? This course provides basic knowledge and experience in taste discrimination of a variety of Central Coast and other California wines. Learn the sensory evaluation of various components in wine as well as the varietal characteristics of wine produced on the Central Coast and in other parts of California.

Course Title Instructor Date(s) Schedule Fee
California Wine Appreciation Michael Botwin 4/8/2020 - 5/6/2020 Wednesdays
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

European Wine Appreciation

Learn how geography and climate influence wine from various regions across Europe. We will be focusing on French wines from Bordeaux, Burgundy, Rhone and Southern France plus Loire, Alsace and Champagne. We will also be covering Italian and Spanish wines. Learn how to read and interpret European wine labels and discover what sets European wines apart from those in California. You should have taken the California Wine Appreciation or another basic wine appreciation course prior to taking this course. Bring three glasses to each class. Minimum age: 21 years old, must bring photo identification to first class session.

Course Title Instructor Date(s) Schedule Fee
European Wine Appreciation Michael Botwin 2/12/2020 - 3/18/2020 Wednesday, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. $275