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Palate Builder - Learn How To Taste Wine Like A Pro | Live Class!

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    Sun, October 16, 2022 (3:30 PM - 5:30 PM)

Eat Drink Americano
923 East 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
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An in-person blind tasting - as much fun as you can have building your palate!
Take Your Blind Tasting Powers to the Next Level!

A 18-wine flight (1.5-2-oz pours; in total, about 1-bottle per person!) We taste three wines at-a-time, blind! We tell you what the wines are, what they smell/taste like, but we don’t tell you which glass they’re in! Deductive tasting is a great way to learn about wine and you work to guess the right answers! To take the class up a notch; we ask timely trivia questions and engage other competitive elements. This class helps develop tasting skills to help identify wines. It's action packed, fun, and it's delicious!!! Build your palate, reinforce and expand what you know, or learn it for the first time!

Deductive tasting is a fantastic way to learn about wine, and you'll have a blast guessing the right answers! We tell you what each of the wines are and what the hallmarks of their smell and tastes are, but we don’t tell you which wine is which! Trivia questions and other interactive elements keep the good times rolling while you develop tasting skills and learn wine terminology. You'll leave this class with the confidence to identify wines out there in the wild. Action-packed and delicious, this class is fun for everyone!

Aroma Training ✨ - learn how to smell wine!

Tasting Vocabulary ???? - taste with conviction!

Old World Detection ???? - stone, earth, etched acidity, learn the "fingerprints!"

New World Characteristics ???? - fruit forward, use of wood, acid, underripe!

Learn How To Detect ???? - alcohol, oak, fruit/varietal, place, vintage, variation!

Demystify the wine tasting experience and build your palate!



EAT DRINK AMERICANO is a truly local neighborhood watering hole in the middle of Los Angeles’ Arts District. Their mission is to bring delicious, locally-sourced food & drink to their friends and neighbors.

ABOUT IAN BLACKBURNIan discovered the wine industry at the ripe age of 21 while working for famous Chefs such as Thomas Keller and Joachim Splichal in Los Angeles’ top dining rooms. The discovery of wine and the massive need for wine knowledge quickly engulfed Ian’s life and his passion redirected his career from Restaurants and Hotels to Vineyards and Education. Soon enough in 1995, LearnAboutWine.com was born, becoming the first website dedicated to wine education.With over 25-years of experience traveling the wine world, Ian is a published author (Wiley Publications, 2002), has 10 vintages of top level winemaking on his resume at Beekeeper Cellars and is considered one of the region's best wine educators. Ian’s push to evolve and his ability to pivot has produced a strata of new concepts such as, ZoomIntoWine.com (virtual education), Merchantofwine.com (the family’s online wine store), and now the return of in-person gatherings with LearnAboutWine.com - using all the great gathering spots in LA as potential venues. | merchantofwine.com | learnaboutwine.com | beekeepercellars.com



ALL/ ANY TICKET SALE IS FINAL. WE DO NOT OFFER REFUNDS/ EXCHANGES/ TRANSFER BETWEEN PROGRAMS. Your ticket is transferable: pass your ticket on to family/ friends at your own discretion. Email us: tlc@learnaboutwine.com LearnAboutWine.com Office | 10am-4pm PST Tuesday-Friday | 310-451-7600
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