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
2019 SUMMER WINE CLASS SERIES
The Blue Bottle Cafe
101 East Broad Street, Hopewell, NJ 08525
T (609) 333-1710
The Blue Bottle Cafe
Class 1: Thursday, July 25, 2019 7-9pm
Red, White and Pink…The Colors of Summer!
Summer is the ideal time of year to enjoy light and medium bodied wines that are bright and vibrant and perfect for warm weather enjoyment. We will explore cooler growing regions from around the world, notably northern Italy, Loire Valley, Germany, New Zealand, Sonoma Coast and Finger Lakes, that produce wines of intense flavor concentration and have great acidity. Take your warm weather wine and food appreciation enjoyment to new levels with this new class.
Class 2: Thursday, August 1, 2019 7-9pm
Discover Spain and Portugal’s Sizzling Values
We all love great wine values…the question is where are the best regions to find them. Two answers are in this new class that highlights the amazing values that exist in select growing regions of Spain and Portugal. Whether it’s Cava, white or red wines, the wines from these country’s very expressive and ready to drink when you buy them. In this class, you will learn what regions produce the best wines for the money and why. You will have a much greater appreciation for the wines from these two countries and how well they pair with food.