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Fall Wine Class Series

October 23, 2018 7-9pm: The New Italy

November 27, 2018 7-9pm: The Blind Cabernet Challenge…One Great Grape from 5 World Class Regions

Wine Classes

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


Held at:
The Blue Bottle Cafe
101 East Broad Street, Hopewell, NJ 08525
T (609) 333.1710

Class 1: Tuesday, October 23, 2018               7-9pm
The New Italy
This great and historic wine producing country is known for some of the most iconic wines in the world from heralded regions such as Tuscany and Piedmont. This class will highlight emerging regions within Italy that are making some amazing wines at prices significantly less than their renown counterparts. We will feature wines from southern and northern Italy that are expressive and drinkable in their youth while maintaining their sense of terroir.

Class 2: Tuesday, November 27, 2018                       7-9pm
The Blind Cabernet Challenge…One Great Grape from 5 World Class Regions
Widely considered the greatest red grape varietal in the world, this rare class features wines made from Cabernet Sauvignon in the 5 top regions; California, Bordeaux, Washington, Chile & South Africa. The twist is you will taste each wine blind so you will challenge your palate to see if you can match the region to the wine. This is a great way to see which region you prefer most.

Cost per class: $80 per person – Register Now
Cost for 2 classes: $150 per person – Register Now


The Educated Grape 203 Main Street, #259 Flemington, NJ 08822 973.699.2199