Virtual Intro To Wine Class

Virtual Intro To Wine Class

Regular price $250.00 $0.00 Unit price per

Curious about wine? Learn the basics of wine, what to look for, and taste typical expressions of the most common grapes. Taste a mix of our wine offerings (which are not available at the LCBO) and wines available at the LCBO. Individual tasting packs will be available for pick up from our Liberty Village location, up to 2 days ahead of each class. Must be 19+, class size limited to 8.

Class 1: Wine Basics

Date: Monday May 3, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

  • Discuss and demystify common wine terminology.
  • Structure of wine: Bitter or Phenolic / Acid / Sweetness / Alcohol (includes at home tasting exercise)
  • What do we look for in wine? How do we assess wine?
  • Learn about the influence of growing climate, processing methods, and stylistic decisions of the winemaker
  • Taste 4-6 distinct wines

Class 2: Common White Wines

Date: Monday May 10, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

  • Discuss: Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Gewurztraminer, Gruner Veltliner, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Viognier, Torrontes, Semillon
  • Taste 6-8 wines

Class 3: Common Red Wines

Date: Monday May 17, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

  • Discuss: Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Zinfandel, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Grenache, Syrah
  • Taste 6-8 wines