Wine Tasting 101-w/ Greg Giorgio 10/6 7:30-9:00pm
Interested in learning more about wine?
to describing what they are tasting in their glass. This wine tasting anxiety comes from a cultural black
hole generated from Prohibition days and hanging on today due to a lack of education. The producers,
distributors and retailers are primarily concerned with sales and have left consumer education about
wine to sources of information that leave much to be be desired.
Media stereotypes and irresponsible wine publications have helped perpetuate myths and allowed
snobbery to be the assumed approach to wine knowledge. This has been a great impediment to the
development of a permanent wine cullture necessary for our society to move beyond fads, overpricing,
poor wine lists in restaurants and fear imposed on those curious enough to often ask the right
Learn the mechanics of tasting wine to maximize your
ability to taste the wine in your glass. Join us for our
beginning “Winetasting 101″ where we show you how
wine industry professionals taste and evaluate wine.