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INTRO TO WINE COURSE

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Women's City Club of Pasadena

160 North Oakland Avenue

Pasadena, CA 91101

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SERIES 1

5 Week Course
Wednesday Evenings - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm October 9, 2019 - November 6, 2019

$300 – per person

Location:
Women’s City Club of Pasadena
160 North Oakland Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101 (Conference Room, 2
nd floor)


Week 1: General Overview

  • Wine Fundamentals – color, aroma, flavors, body

  • Terminology – such as, tannins, acidity, fruitiness, dryness, and more

  • Basic Varietals – Whites - Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio,

    Riesling. Reds – Cabernet, Merlot, Syrah, Grenache.

  • How to read a wine label

Week 2: Winemaking

  • How wine is grown and general terroir

  • Technology used in winemaking

  • What is organic/biodynamic/sustainable growing

  • Wine Flaws
  • Compare Oaky Chardonnay vs. Stainless Steel, stem inclusion vs. wholeberry, skin contact wine.

Week 3: Old World

  • France –Burgundy, Bordeaux, Loire, Rhone

  • Spain – Ribera del Duero, Rioja

  • Italy – Tuscany, Piedmont, Southern Italy

  • Germany and Austria – land of Riesling sweet and dry

  • Upcoming regions – Greece and Eastern Europe

  • Label review

Week 4: New World

  • California – Napa, Sonoma, Central Coast

  • Oregon, Finger Lakes, Washington

  • Outside U.S. – Argentina, Chile, Australia, New Zealand

  • Overview of what is growing in each area

  • Domestic trend of small production

  • Label review

Week 5: Blind Tasting

No Pressure, just lots of fun! Food and Wine pairing


Your Hosts/Contact:

Shelley Janson – sjansonbiz@gmail.com
Annie Perez – annie.perez@cruiseplanners.com

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