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WINE Education


Wines of Languedoc and Roussillon 

These two south of France Appellations are large and expansive along the Mediterranean coast from Spain to Provence. These areas produce a wide range of white and red wines, each offering excellent value and pricing. Each class will conclude each class with a tasting and discussion of each wine.  

NCHOS-CS001-01 / cost: $65  

Dates  Feb 16  Time 6:30-8:30pm  

Sessions Instructor Bruce Smith  


German Riesling Most Dry Style 

Many people think of these wines as sweet/fruity but many wine estates are now making a dry style which tend to be more food friendly We will discuss this newer trend, it characteristics, food pairing, etc. Each class with conclude with a tasting and discussion of each wine and one sweeter so you can compare with 

NCHOS-CS001-02 / cost: $65  

Dates  Feb 23  Time 6:30-8:30pm  

Sessions Instructor Bruce Smith  


Wines from Spain 

Spain has two renown regions of Rioja and Ribera del Duero and also discover new and up and coming regions such as Navarra, Priorat and others; We will discuss the history of wine making, native grape varieties, geography, climate, wine styles, better producers and food pairings. Each session will conclude with tasting of some of the best Spain has to offer   


NCHOS-CS001-03 / cost: $65  

Dates  Mar 2  Time  6:30-8:30pm  

Sessions 1  Instructor  Bruce Smith  


A Blind Tasting 

Blind tastings are fun but can be challenging and humbling experience. Many of the wines that will be poured in this class you have all experienced and know the label, grape variety, etc. when you see it. Each wine poured will be “bagged” and identity revealed at the end of class. We will smell, taste and you decide which variety, country, etc. after a full discussion   

NCHOS-CS001-04 / cost: $65  

Dates  Mar 9   Time 6:30-8:30pm  

Sessions Instructor Bruce Smith  



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