Bubbling Over! Night of Sparkling Wines
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
Sure, Champagne may be the most famous sparkling wine of all, but the wine world if full of other sparklers to discover and enjoy. If you love sparkling wine -- and who doesn't? -- you owe it to yourself to learn about all your tasty options!
Familiarize students with sparkling wines from around the world
Demonstrate sparkling wines at different price points
Demonstrate tasting and evaluating sparkling wines
Teach the traditional/Champagne method and history
Discuss other methods of sparkling wine production
Discuss food pairing with sparkling wine
Wine List (tentative)
Prosecco - discuss the concept of fermentation and 2nd fermentation
Cava - traditional method vs tank method; talk about brut, sec, etc., tasting evaluation
Cremant - Start talking about Champagne and their "trademarking" of the name
Champagne - discuss Champagne history, houses and classic characteristics
USA Sparkler - note the difference in style from Champagne, talk about food pairing
Sparkling Shiraz - talk about where Sparkling wine is headed in the future
Instructor: Erika Frey
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