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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.


Chardonnay - An International Comparison
Chardonnay is the most popular white wine in the world and made throughout many grape-growing regions. Styles range from crisp and clean to oak-aged and full-bodied with many variations in between. In this session, we will discuss the various regions, styles, and climates and how they affect the chardonnay flavor. Cost: $65
NCHOS-CS001-01

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

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.

 


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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