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Introduction To Wine Basics

Fri, October 13, 2023 (6:30 PM - 8:30 PM)

Capital Wine School
5207 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 7
Washington, DC 20015
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Cost: $95.00

This introductory class is designed for those wanting to develop a good foundation of wine knowledge and an understanding of how to taste wine. We will taste 10 wines.

This class will be in-person at the Capital Wine School on Friday, October 13 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm.

You will learn about:

  • Main styles of wine
  • The most important wine grapes
  • Key wine producing countries and regions
  • How grapes are grown 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

*Although this class touches on food and wine pairings, there is no food included in this class. If you wish to eat something before or after class there are several eateries/restaurants nearby.


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