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Yes Way Rose

$55.00

This two hour tasting and discussion, led by Vinny Eng, will explore a selection of thirst quenching, pink and orange wines. We'll taste for qualities like salinity and explore the breadth of textures wines can express. 

Tasting Seminar: The New California

$55.00

California wine is changing quickly. Since we started offering this class two years ago, numerous new producers have entered the market. Many in this generation of winemakers are large farming organically, fermenting with native yeast, and using minimal sulfur; pure expressions of terroir, they have captivated the attention of wine drinkers from around the world.

Tasting Seminar: The New France

$55.00

For centuries, France has been at the vanguard of winemaking and the 21st century is no exception. While many of the current trends started in the 1980's and 1990's, sustainable, organic, biodynamic and viticulture, integrated pest control, minimal intervention and other production techniques have taken French vineyards by storm. San Francisco Examiner wine columnist Pamela Busch will lead this tasting and discussion, along with a few special guests.
 

Wine Appreciation: Palate Development With Oliver McCrum, Part II

$60.00

Novice and wine experts alike, take your wine knowledge to the next level with this two-part course taught by wine importer and expert Oliver McCrum. By looking at wine from a structural standpoint and learning how acid, tannin, sweetness, and alcohol interplay in wine, we will begin to better understand our own palates and the components that make each wine unique. At the second class we will learn how to identify flaws in wine and learn that some flaws are acceptable and even welcome up to a certain threshold unique to each wine drinker.

Wine Appreciation: Palate Development With Oliver McCrum, Part I

$60.00

Novice and wine experts alike, take your wine knowledge to the next level with this two-part course taught by wine importer and expert Oliver McCrum. By looking at wine from a structural standpoint and learning how acid, tannin, sweetness, and alcohol interplay in wine, we will begin to better understand our own palates and the components that make each wine unique. At the second class we will learn how to identify flaws in wine and learn that some flaws are acceptable and even welcome up to a certain threshold unique to each wine drinker.

Beer Workshop: Dark Beer

$45.00

Not only is dark beer is delicious, but it's historically important and scientifically complex. Dark malts offer beer incredible depth and malt nuance, contributing caramels, Maillard flavors, bitterness, acidity, astringency, and affecting minerality. Oh, and did we mention they're delicious?

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