***Advance Registration Required!***
Register online at http://www.arboretum.umn.edu/WineClasses.aspx
or call 612-301-1210
Introduction to Wine Tasting and Wine Appreciation
For ages 21 and up
Saturday, November 11, 1 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Drew Horton, University of Minnesota Enology Specialist at the Horticulture Research Center
The millenia-old tradition of grape fermentation produces an astonishing array of complex flavors and diverse wine types! Join Drew Horton, the University of Minnesota's enology (wine research) specialist to increase your knowledge and appreciation for this ancient beverage. In the company of aspiring wine aficionados, you will learn how to taste and describe wine, how to read a wine label, how wine glasses impact your tasting experience, and the basics of wine and food pairing. Drew's experience as a winemaker and his conversational style will impart a level of knowledge sure to make your next winery visit much more interesting, and impress your next dinner party's guests!
$80 member/$95 non-member, includes Arboretum admission, light hors d'oeuvres, extensive wine sampling and Riedel wine glass