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Wine Regions of the World

Participants must be 21 years of age and be prepared to show ID.

Join us for wine appreciation classes that include the discussion of styles, appellations, climates, food pairings, better producers and much more! Instructed by wine educator and enthusiast Bruce Smith, these classes are extremely popular and fill fast so please register promptly. Each session ends with a tasting of the wines discussed in class.

Bruce Smith has held an interest in wine for over thirty-five years. He is a member of the American Wine Society and Society of Wine Educators from whom he earned the Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) credential. Bruce also earned the intermediate and advanced certificates from the Wine Spirit Education Trust program and we are excited to say that he has instructed The Center for Continuing Studies at Mercer's Wine Regions courses since 2005.

Please note that the Senior Citizen Discount is not applicable
to these classes.


Extreme Value Wines for $15 and Under
There are good values, great values and then extreme values from the US! These affordable wines don't disappoint in quality and they include all major grape varietals. A complete list of the 50 wines that meet this criteria will be provided in class. Regions, styles, and grape varieties will be discusses and samples of each of wines will be tasted in class. Cost: $65
NCHOS-CS001-02

November 8
1 session / Wednesday / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Antinori Estate Wines
Piero Antinori turned a 600 year old company into an Italian powerhouse. His innovative style began in Tuscany but is now represented in many Italian regions including Chile, California, and Washington State. The wide range of wines begin with value-oriented quaffs from Santa Cristina and Villa Antinori and continues on to the iconic Solaia and Tignanello regions. In this session, we will discuss Antinori's empire, history, wine styles and food pairings. Cost: $65
NCHOS-CS001-03

November 15
1 session / Wednesday / 6:30 - 8:30pm

Southern Rhones Wines - Lesser Known Regions
You may have heard of Chateauneuf du Pape, the most notable wine from this region. However, the region boasts other notable wine areas such as Vacqueyras and Gigondas; and they produce quality wines for a fraction of the price! Join in as we discuss the grape varietals used, styles, reputable producers, and wine pairings. Cost: $65
NCHOS-CS001-04

November 29
1 session / Wednesday / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Wines of Australia's Premier Regions
Explore the signature wine regions of Western Australia and areas north of Adelaide such as the Margaret River, Barossa, and McLaren Vale regions. Chardonnay, Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon are the most noted wines of these regions and the “terroir driven” styles, characteristics, and food pairings that enhance each varietal will be explored in this class. The session ends with a sampling of the wines from Australia’s premier regions. Cost: $65
NCHOS-CS001-01
(Spring)

March 7
1 session / Wednesday / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Bordeaux's Lesser Known Estates
Bordeaux wines are one of the most sought after and highly coveted wines. There are over 10,000 chateaux producing them and, although some can be pricey, there are good value choices available. In fact, many of the lesser known estates offer gems of excellent value. This session explores the various sub-regions and characteristics of each variety as well as food pairings that complement each. Class will culminate with a tasting of these often blended whites and reds. Cost: $65
NCHOS-CS001-02
(Spring)

March 14
1 session / Wednesday / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Sauvignon Blanc Around the World
Although the grape that yields Sauvignon Blanc is grown all over the world, wines that are produced from it can be vastly different. Styles of Savignon Blanc include Dry, Semi Dry, and Sparkling and can have notes described as steely, limey, perfumed, pungent, herbal, grassy, and more. This class explores the various countries producing Sauvignon Blanc with discussion of their regions, characteristics, and accompanying food pairings. Each class will end with a tasting of these wines. Cost: $65
NCHOS-CS001-03 (Spring)

March 21
1 session / Wednesday / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m

Good Value Wines Under $15
Good values wines can be found all over the world using both common and uncommon varietals and the choices get better and better each year This class explores a variety of value wines and the countries that produce them with discussion of grape variety, characteristics, and food pairings that best accompany each varietal. Determine your favorite with a wine tasting at the end of class. Cost: $65
NCHOS-CS001-04
(Spring)

March 28
1 session / Wednesday / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m

 


CONTACT US :

Registration Desk: 609-570-3311
Register online here.

REFUND POLICY: 
10 or more days before the beginning of a class: 100% refund

Less than 10 days before class start date: no refund

Credit card payments will be refunded to the credit card; cash and check payments will be refunded via a check from MCCC.

 

 

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