Pinot Noir from Around the World
One of the oldest grapes cultivated for wine production, pinot noir is also one of the more difficult to grow. Enthusiasts of the varietal will tell you it's like no other and well worth seeking out the better producers. We'll help you identify the charecteristics of a well-crafted wine and what to look for when pinot noir. You'll also be able to taste six wines from different regions and producers to see which style suit your palate best.
Menu: Butternut Squash, Apple and Onion Galette with Stilton; Wild Mushroom Soup with Parmesan Toasts; Herbed Pork Roast with a Pinot Noir and Demi-glace Sauce; Chocolate Cakes with Whipped Ganache Frosting
About the Class: Our wine tasting classes provide participants with a better understanding of either a particular wine growing region or wine varietal. In addition to tasting six wines, the group will learn more about the producers, styles and characteristics of each. This class will be taught by Mike Conti, President/Wine Educator of From Stem to Learn. Mike's instruction is straightforward and fun, informational and relaxed, thorough and insightful.