Courses

Join trained wine sommelier Laura Craska-Cooper for an evening of wine appreciation. This course is designed for those who like wine and want to know more about it, and for those who would like to enjoy wine and just don't know where to begin. Learn about the basic components of wine and the fundamentals of wine tasting. Along the way, Laura will discuss various wine regions and the basic rules of pairing wines with food. By the end of the class, students will be able to navigate a wine shop or restaurant wine list with confidence. The instructor will provide a list of three wines to purchase prior to the class so students can taste along with her if they choose (optional). Participating students must be 21 years of age or older.


Thursday, October 15, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn about the history, legal requirements and distillation requirements of various styles of whiskey made in the United States. This class is interactive and students will spend part of the afternoon learning the art of whiskey tasting. You will nose, taste and evaluate a diverse selection of whiskies, such as Bourbon, Rye, Wheat, American Light and non-traditional styles. Students must be 21 years of age or older and bring ID.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
The Wines of France class will provide a bird's eye overview of the major wine-producing regions in France before diving into three wines from three different wine regions. By the end of class, students will be able to navigate the wine labeling hierarchy of the three wine regions and understand the factors that make each region unique from the other. The instructor will provide a general list of three wines to purchase before the class so students can taste along if they choose (optional). Participating students must be 21 years of age or older.


Thursday, December 3, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM