Wine appreciation class

The DCA will be offering wine appreciation classes with Nicholas Roberts.

At both the shop in Darien, Connecticut and at the worldwide web shop, Nicholas Roberts, Ltd.- Fine Wine Merchants is a special place for enthusiasts of stylish living.

http://dariendca.org/activities-programs/wine-appreciation/

 

 

 

 

Upcoming classes

http://dariendca.org/activities-programs/wine-appreciation/Spring Into Rosé Wines with Nicholas Roberts
Thursday, April 27th
7:00pm – 8:30pm

DCA members $50 / public $55
Prepayment required by Tuesday, April 25th.

Rosé wines have become standard fare at spring and summer meals. But just as in any wine category, rosé wines vary in style from bold and concentrated to bright and juicy. In this class we’ll examine the styles of the most popular rosé producing regions, plus surprise you with some unusual wines that will have you selecting rosé wines at any time of the year.
 
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http://dariendca.org/activities-programs/wine-appreciation/Sparkling Wine Class with Nicholas Roberts
Wednesday, May 24th
7:00pm – 8:30pm

DCA members $55 / public $60
Prepayment is required by Monday, May 22nd.

Join us to experience champagne alternatives that will tickle your nose, sparkle your palate and satisfy your budget. We’ll explore and taste a Prosecco, a Cava, a domestic sparkling wine, and a Crémant. And we’ll throw in the real thing, too, to completely satisfy your taste buds!

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Recent classes

http://dariendca.org/activities-programs/Wine Appreciation Series with
Nicholas Roberts
What better way to spend a cold winter night than tasting and learning about different wines? Join us by starting with the introduction class, then continue tasting and learning about white wines or red wines – or take all three classes and become a wine connoisseur!

http://dariendca.org/activities-programs/wine-appreciation/
Wednesdays: January 11th, 18th and 25th
7:00pm – 8:30pm

Class 1: January 11th – Introduction to Wine Appreciation (required)
Concentrates on tasting techniques and the senses.  At the end of the class we will taste four wines: two whites and two reds. This class will be open to all.

Class 2: January 18th – Examining White Wines
Open to anyone who has taken the Introduction to Wine Appreciation class. Brief review of tasting techniques and then concentration on six different basic white grape varietal wines – Sauvignon Blanc; Chardonnay, Riesling, Chenin Blanc, Pinot Grigio and Pinot Blanc.

Class 3: January 25th – Examining Red Wines
Open to anyone who has taken the Introduction to Wine Appreciation class.  Brief review of tasting techniques and then concentration on six different basic red grape varietal wines – Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Malbec, Cabernet Franc, and Zinfandel.