Why do I like this wine? A class in palate and preference. Red Wine

How many times have you gone out, had a fantastic wine and had no idea why you liked it?

The point of this class is to break down major categories and flavors of wine. First and foremost we want to help you understand why you like the wines you like and how to find them again.

We will be trying wines and discussing the major characteristics from a consumer viewpoint. We will also discuss how to communicate that to be sure you get something you enjoy.

Ultimately it will give you tools to hone your palate and start your exploration.

Taste the Rhone with Chapoutier

Chapoutier is one of the most important names in the Rhone. Producing wines as deep and dark as their famous Syrahs and as diaphanous and delicate as the roses. Join us and experience a little piece of the beauty their vineyards produce.

Bordeaux: Be our Guest

“Be our guest” -Lumiere

Welcome to Bordeaux. Home to the most famous Chateaux in France. The home of luxurious aged red blends and crisp unassuming whites. Join us as we open a discussion and taste some examples of what this most prestigious region has to offer.

Pommery goes Pink

Pommery is one of the oldest and most prestigious Champagne houses around. But their portfolio of  delights hold more than just champagne. We will be taking a look at all the blushing beauties from the coast of southern france to elegance of the house of Pommery itself.

South Africa and the Taste of the Cape!

South Africa is quickly becoming a major destination for wine makers and enthusiasts alike. Come discover what all the fuss is about.

Lets explore and find some new favorites!

Why do I like this wine? A class in palate and preference: White Wine

How many times have you gone out, had a fantastic wine and had no idea why you liked it?

The point of this class is to break down major categories and flavors of wine. First and foremost we want to help you understand why you like the wines you like and how to find them again.

We will be trying a series of wines and discussing the major characteristics from a consumer viewpoint. We will also discuss how to communicate to be sure you get something you enjoy.

Ultimately it will give you tools to hone your palate and start your exploration.

Languedoc: The New Horizon

The sunny southern climate, variety of soil types and embarassment of grape types make Languedoc one of the most exciting regions in France. From Bordeaux and Rhone blends to Sparkling that compete with the best in Champagne, Languedoc really is the next big thing.


Sweet excess: Port and Sherry

“A ship in port is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for.” Grace Hopper

Port and Sherry are a glory of flavour and meticulous process. We we will explore the way these wines are made and introduce you to the delicious richness they produce.

Italy off the map

We all hear about the super tuscans of Bolgheri, the Chiantis of Tuscany and Barollos of Peidmonte. Lets journey a little further and experience the wines of the Marche, Puglia and Emilia.

The wines are as unique as the countryside and every bit as beautiful. Let us show you all that Italy has to offer beyond the usual stomping grounds.

Why do I like this wine? A class in palate and preference. Red Wine

How many times have you gone out, had a fantastic wine and had no idea why you liked it?

The point of this class is to break down major categories and flavors of wine. First and foremost we want to help you understand why you like the wines you like and how to find them again.

We will be trying wines and discussing the major characteristics from a consumer viewpoint. We will also discuss how to communicate that to be sure you get something you enjoy.

Ultimately it will give you tools to hone your palate and start your exploration.