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 WINTER WINE CLASS SERIES
The Blue Bottle Cafe
101 East Broad Street, Hopewell, NJ 08525
T (609) 333.1710
Class 1: Tuesday, February 5, 2019 7-9pm
New Gems from the Old World: Greece and Austria
Old World countries such as France, Italy, Spain and Germany have long garnered the wine drinking world’s attention and interest. Two Old World countries that have long been under the radar, Greece and Austria, are producing amazing white and red wines of great character, balance with an expression of place that will provide great enjoyment. We will explore the racy whites from both countries and the distinctive and interesting reds from Greece.
Class 2: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 7-9pm
The New Face of Reds: Savory, Spicy, Expressive
Red wines continue to be the favorite of wine enthusiasts everywhere. This new class will explore one of the most exciting facets of wine appreciation; expressive red wines from around the world that possess a savory, spicy and concentrated style due to the unique growing conditions and grape variety attributes. The reds profiled will include Grenache, Syrah, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, Cabernet Franc and a mystery grape. When grown in cooler climates, these wines possess great character that makes them great when paired with a variety of dishes.