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Summer Wine Class Series

June 27, 2017 7-9pm: New Stars of the Iberian Peninsula: Portugal and Spain

August 15, 2017 7-9pm: Great Cool Climate Wines for Summer Enjoyment

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:
Matt’s Red Rooster
22 Bloomfield Ave, Flemington, NJ 08822;
T (908) 788-7050

Class 1: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 7-9pm

Pinot Noir World Tour

Often referred to as a red wine masquerading as a white, Pinot Noir is one of the world’s great red varietals that produces wines with balance, elegance and concentration. Pinot Noir reaches its greatest expression in cool climates. This always popular class will explore fantastic wines from Sonoma Coast, Russian River Valley, Willamette Valley, Burgundy, New Zealand and some surprise regions as well. Experience firsthand how unique the wines are from around the world made from the same grape varietal.


Class 2: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 7-9pm

Bold, Beautiful, Blends

One of the biggest trends in the world of wine today is the growing popularity of blends, both red and white wines made from multiple grape varietals. At their best, these wines exemplify how the how skillful blending can produce wines of amazing complexity, richness and longevity. We will explore red and white blends from all over the world, identifying the various styles that are available as well as highlight the up and coming producers and regions.

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