Introduction to Wine Basics - Taught by Jay Youmans MW

May 28, 2010 (Fri) from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

1821 “M” Street NW Washington, DC 20036 (above Bell's Wine & Spirits)
1821 “M” Street NW
Washington, DC, 20036

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Cost: $75

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Introduction to Wine Basics (IWB-101)

2 hours • $75

This introductory class is designed for those wanting to develop a good foundation of wine knowledge and an understanding of how to taste wine.

You will learn about:

  • Main styles of wine
  • The most important wine grapes
  • Key wine producing countries and regions
  • How grapes are gown and wine is produced
  • How to taste wine like a pro
  • What to look for and why
  • Matching food and wine
  • Serving, storing, and buying wine
  • The best way to buy wine in retail stores and restaurants

This course is taught in a classroom setting, taught by Jay Youmans MW (DC's only Master of Wine). You will receive a handout containing all the course material and lecture notes. We will taste 10 wines. For additional information or questions, please contact us at

Date: Friday, May 2, 2010
Time: 6:30–8:30 pm
Location: 1821 M Street NW (Bell's Wine & Spirits)