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SommEvents Wine Classes

Our online classes offer a convenient step into the extradentary world of wines. May it be for business or pleasure. Our courses feature four levels of wine education, so anyone who wants to experience the enjoyment of the world of wines can join in. Our professional sommeliers will guide you through structured tasting, parings, servings, along with wine history and information. With our online courses, we ensure that you will be more confident about wine, and you can complete the course from the comfort of your own home.

Online Wine Class Outline

Level 1Introduction to Wine
Class 1Introduction to the different wine grapes, regions, and countries:
How and why we taste wine the way we do – as professionals.
Do I really have to spit my wine?
Class 2Grape varietals by major wine regions of the world:
Old World vs New World – what does that mean?
How to read wine labels.
Taste same wine varietal from Old World and New World.
Class 3Glassware and wine accessories:
Why do we use different shaped wine glasses for different wines?
Wine etiquette – impress your boss the next time you go to dinner.
Class 4Glossary – what exactly does that mean?:
How to read a wine menu like a pro.
Let’s also taste another wine!

A total of 5 bottles of different wines will be shipped to you after you enroll for the class. You will be encouraged to get more wines of the same varietal from different regions if you feel the need to compare. The wines included with the course are not available at retail stores. Classes will be live and recorded. The recordings will be available to you for reviewing. Questions are always welcomed during class or by email afterward.

This course is ideal for people who enjoy wine and want to learn more about it. It is helpful to those who want to enter the world of wine as a business, as a server in a restaurant, in preparation for future travels, or to learn to navigate a wine list in a restaurant.

We guarantee you will become much more confident about your wine selection, and how to read a wine label and a wine menu. Join us for a fun and interactive way of learning.

 

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Level 2Old World vs New World Wines
Class 1Old World:
Covering major regions of France and Portugal
Class 2Old World:
Covering major regions of Italy and Spain
Class 3New World:
Australia / New Zealand
Argentina / Chile
Class 4New World:
South Africa
USA
Canada

A total of 5 bottles of different wines will be shipped to you after you enroll for the class. You will be encouraged to get more wines of the same varietal from different regions if you want to explore the varietal further. The wines included with the course are not available at retail stores. Classes will be live and recorded. The recordings will be available to you for reviewing. Questions are always welcomed during class or by email afterward.

Travel the world without leaving your home! This course is designed for those who have a greater knowledge of wine or have already taken Level 1. In this course you will taste wines from most of these regions and have discussions about the regions and their wines, the geography, and how the terroir influences the grapes. We will take a deeper look at reading wine labels, storage, and food pairings. Join us to taste wine varietals you never knew existed or from regions you have not experienced yet.

 

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Level 3Specialty Wines
Class 1New World specialty wines:
Late Harvest Vidal
Ice Wine
Stickies
Sake
Class 2Old World specialty wines:
Port
Sherry
Spätlese
Sautern
Vin Santo
Tokai Aszú

In these 2 classes we explore and learn about the different specialty wines from around the world. Some are sweet and some are not. Some are aged and some are not. Learn the differences and what you prefer from tasting with a food pairing that will surprise you. With this course, wine and some food pairings will be sent to you after registration.

The wines included with the course are not available at retail stores. Classes will be live and recorded. The recordings will be available to you for reviewing. Questions are always welcomed during class or by email afterward.

 

Register for our online classes today

 

Fine Print

  1. Classes start when we have a minimum of 8 people signed up.
  2. All wines are private imports and not available at your local retail store.
  3. Each person is registered individually.

If you want a group to join you, we can set up a virtual wine tasting for you and your group.

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