Although sipping on award-winning wines is a delight, once you bring food into the equation the experience moves to an extraordinary level of discovery. Scientists describe seven basic tastes: bitter, salty, sour, astringent, sweet, pungent (eg chili), and umami. There are however five basic tastes that the tongue is sensitive to: salt, sweet, bitter, sour, and umami, the taste of MSG. Experience a fun, educational, and delectable aha moment Food and Wine pairing class. You will learn how to appreciate your palate and pair wines – spanning from whites and rosés, to reds, dry, bubbly or sweet – with savory and sweet food selections.