Seasonal Wine Classes
The Educated Grape offers seasonal wine classes in different venues around New Jersey. These classes focus on either prominent wine producing regions, grape varietals or wine-style trends happening in the world of wine.
Offered in a 2 class series, these wine classes are designed to enlighten and inspire both the novice and enthusiast. You will learn and enjoy in an interactive environment. Each 2 hour wine tasting class will feature 7 memorable wines as well as 3 dishes/courses as well as a cheese course, all expertly prepared to pair with the wines.
Handouts are distributed to each attendee that offer facts and insights on the class theme which are great reference tools for your continued wine appreciation. Gain confidence and knowledge and take your appreciation of wine to a new level
2018 SUMMER WINE CLASS SERIES
Matt’s Red Rooster
22 Bloomfield Ave, Flemington, NJ 08822;
T (908) 788-7050
Class 1: Tuesday, July 31, 2018 7-9pm
Summer’s Super Duo: Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc
With the warmer temperatures comes lighter foods with bright flavors. This first time class features two wonderful white and red varietals ideal for warm weather enjoyment. We will showcase the crisp, clean, vibrant expression of Sauvignon Blanc from 3 different countries and the soft, fruity and intense attributes of Cabernet Franc from 3 different regions. You are sure to pick out new wines for your Summer lineup.
Class 2: Tuesday, August 14, 2018 7-9pm
Old World vs New World…Exploring Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Syrah
This is a not to be missed class that will explore the distinct attributes of these 3 noble grape varietals. You will experience each grape from a renown New World and Old World region, experiencing firsthand how terroir (soil and climate) impacts the aroma, flavor and texture of each wine. This class will illuminate the distinctions of wines from the Old and New World and help you hone in your personal preferences.