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Wine Class: Are Expensive Wines Worth The Price? With Divit Cardoza
Sat, May 20, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM MDT
Is price really an indicator of quality? While this certainly is not a new conversation, it is indeed one worth taking another look at. As more and more inexpensive wines show up in the market, it’s not always easy to explain why one bottle costs under $10 and another close to $100. We invite you to come along on this blind tasting with Divit. The tasting is designed to help you uncover some of the reasons for this difference in pricing, from winery practices like hand-sorting to cost of land to rarity and even marketing. We think you may find that you enjoy wines from both ends of the spectrum!
"I came to wine from food. In the 1970's, I worked for a classically trained french chef where my interest in wine grew from my love of food. I continued to work as a chef for 12 years and as my wine interest grew, I tried to convince the Boise Co-op that they should sell wine. When the Co-op moved from 13th Street to Hill Road in 1984, they finally agreed and allowed me the opportunity to start the wine department in a corner of the store. The department continued to grow for over two decades and in 2007 opened as a separate location across from the main store on 8th & Fort Street. My love for food and wine has never waned and I still paint and play music too! Yes, you could say that I am living the dream."
This class will include small bites provided by the Co-op Kitchen.