Lead by Melanie Wine Bar’s wine director and locally beloved expert sommelier, Stephen Sherry, Melanie Talks Wine invites wine novices and enthusiasts to explore the history and wine making methods behind unique and familiar wine varietals from around the globe. Each event within the series will feature themed wine talk and tasting experiences that focus on a specific wine varietal such as Orange Wines, Bordeaux, Grenache and more. Continuing its goal to transform the traditional wine culture from one of intimidation to an approachable experience, Melanie Talks Wine will celebrate curiosity amongst guests and encourage conversations about wine, all while pouring tastings over complimenting Cheese and Charcuterie.
Melanie Wine Talks' upcoming schedule is outlined below, with additional bi-weekly classes to be announced soon:
Saturday, September 16 @ 4:00-5:00pm | Theme: Campania & Basilicata | $75.00
Saturday, September 23 @ 4:00-5:00pm | Theme: Croatia, Slovenia, Hungary & Bosnia | $75.00
Saturday, September 30 @ 4:00-5:00pm | Theme: Old World vs New World | $75.00
Saturday October 7 @ 4:00-5:00pm | Theme: The Fundamentals of Wine Tasting: Working the Grid | $75.00
Have you ever wanted to improve your wine tasting skills? Do you enjoy drinking wine but have trouble describing exactly what you are smelling and tasting? Would you like to learn how to break down a wine and form an educated opinion about what grape(s) are in the glass, as well as the vintage, and where the wine is from?
During this special edition of Melanie Talks Wine, Melanie Wine Bar’s Wine Director Stephen Sherry, CMS Certified Sommelier and WSET3, will walk you through the structured nuances of the Tasting Grid, while also sharing some personal tricks of the trade. Together, you will examine 6 wines, ascertaining the color, aromas, flavors, body, length, intensity, complexity, age, acidity, tannin, and alcohol content. To better hone your tasting skills, and to challenge our more experienced tasters, this tasting will be conducted blind
Complimenting charcuterie will be served, and all wines tasted will be available to purchase at a 50% discount. Come join the fun on Saturday, September 9th from 4-5pm. Cheers!