3-Week Class “Wine Tasting Primer – Sight, Smell, Taste”

Learn how to taste wine knowledgeably and accurately describe what you are tasting. This beginners’ class is conducted by Certified Educator and Sommelier Dieter Schafer. Explore wine types, grapes, varietals, and wine regions of the world, as you learn the basics of reading a wine label. Gain hints for smart buying, proper storing and aging. The course will also include a discussion of wine-and-food pairing, what matches well, what doesn’t, and why.  Tasting each session.

3 Tuesdays, January 26-February 9, 2016; 6-9 pm.
South Seattle College, 6000 – 16th Avenue SW, Seattle WA 98106.
$106 per person, all fees included.
Preregistration required 206-934-5339 or LearnatSouth.org .
Info southced@SeattleColleges.edu .
http://southseattle.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=25326&int_category_id=2&int_sub_category_id=18&int_catalog_id=0

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3-Week Class “Guide to Washington Wines”
with Willis Hall Winemaker John Bell

Get to know the wines of Washington State! Learn from Certified Educator and Sommelier Dieter Schafer and by tasting wines from many Washington viticultural areas and from world renowned vineyards. Acquire tips on wine buying, cellaring, serving and enjoying. Guest speaker Willis Hall Winery winemaker/owner John Bell will cover specifics of growing regions (AVAs) and winemaking. Tasting each session.

3 Wednesdays, February 24-March 9, 2016; 6-9 pm.
South Seattle College, 6000 – 16th Avenue SW, Seattle WA 98106.
$106 per person, all fees included.
Preregistration required 206-934-5339 or LearnatSouth.org .
Info southced@SeattleColleges.edu .
http://southseattle.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=25327&int_category_id=2&int_sub_category_id=18&int_catalog_id=0

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2-Week Class “Wine and Food Pairing
with
Lullaby Winemaker Virginie Bourgue”

Master successful wine and food pairing as you taste wines from Washington’s Lullaby winery and from France. Learn from Winemaker Virginie Bourgue and from Sommelier Dieter Schafer how to create well-balanced pairings. Virginie, from Southern France, worked in Provence, the Loire Valley and Champagne before making wine in Washington since 2002. Tasting each session.

2 Tuesdays, April 19-26, 2016; 6-9 pm.
South Seattle College, 6000 – 16th Avenue SW, Seattle WA 98106.
$80 per person, all fees included.
Preregistration required 206-934-5339 or LearnatSouth.org .
Info southced@SeattleColleges.edu .

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2-Week Class “Wine and Food Pairing
with
Woodhouse Winemaker Jean Claude Beck”

Master successful wine and food pairing as you taste wines from Washington’s Woodhouse Wine Estates and from France. Learn from Winemaker Jean Claude Beck and from Sommelier Dieter Schafer how to create well-balanced pairings. Jean Claude, from Alsace, worked in France, California and Oregon before making wine in Washington since 2002. Tasting each session.

2 Wednesdays, May 4-11, 2016; 6-9 pm.
South Seattle College, 6000 – 16th Avenue SW, Seattle WA 98106.
$80 per person, all fees included.
Preregistration required 206-934-5339 or LearnatSouth.org .
Info southced@SeattleColleges.edu .

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3-Week Class “Beginning Wine Tasting”

Learn from Sommelier Dieter Schafer to enjoy the world of wine tasting by becoming an informed consumer. Discover wine terms, what to look for when purchasing wine at a shop or restaurant, how to read a label, how to pair wine with food, how to serve, and many more essentials.  Tasting each session.

3 Tuesdays, May 17-31, 2016, 6-9 pm.
South Seattle College, 6000 – 16th Avenue SW, Seattle WA 98106.
$106 per person, all fees included.
Preregistration required 206-934-5339 or LearnatSouth.org .
Info southced@SeattleColleges.edu .

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