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The History Of Wine [Jan 5 - Feb 2]

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Commonwealth Wine School
35 Dunster Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Cost: $365 In Person / $220 Online

4 Wednesdays, January 5 - February 2, 6:30 - 8pm Eastern Time

There will be no class on January 19.

Join wine educator, Erika Frey, on a journey of wine through time. Archaeological evidence of grape wine dates back about 8000 years, and its importance in human history has been documented in many forms like art, architecture, music and literature. Throughout history, wine has played important roles in culture, religion, science and business.

This 4-part class series will explore wine's significance through the ages paired with wines that are reminiscent of those historical times.

Wednesday, January 5 - Wine from Neolithic times through the Age of Iron

Wednesday, January 12 - Wines of ancient Greece and Rome

Wednesday, January 26 - Wines from Medieval times through the Age of Exploration

Wednesday, February 2 - Modern wine in the time of science, technology and globalization

You can choose to take this class at Commonwealth Wine School or Online through Zoom. Tastings are provided as part of the in-person class, or available for pick up at our school if you select the Online with Tasting Kit registration option. If you would like your kit shipped to you, please pay for shipping here (please note that you will need to pay for shipping TWICE for this class as there are 4 tasting kits). For those who choose to register for the online class only, wine lists will be provided ahead of time so that you may taste along at home.

Cost: $365 In Person / $220 Online / $420 Online with Tasting Kits

Location: Commonwealth Wine School or Online - You Choose!


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