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Three Part Wine Class, Part II

January 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

$90 tickets for all three classes.

Dates for classes are:

Part One, January 8th, 2020 7:30-9 PM

Part Two, January 15th, 2020 7:30-9 PM

Part Three, January 22nd, 2020 7:30-9 PM

This Wine Education Class is designed in a progressive 3-day (three consecutive Wednesday evenings) certificate program. In the first class, you will learn about the most popular grape varietals and how their structure types affect wine. The difference between Old World versus New World and how weather and soil influence wine. We also break-down the science of tasting wine helping you identify favorite or not so favorite traits. In the second class building off of what you learned the week before you learn about the art and science of making wine. Wine buying; interpreting wine expert speak, storing; what ages better and serving…how all of these things directly affect what you enjoy. On the final day taking what you learned in previous classes you do comparative tastings describing the wine differences. There are a final review and exam based on what was learned in all three classes. When all is ended you have tasted some amazing wines, learned the essentials of wine from buying, tasting and most importantly enjoying.

Tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/three-part-wine-class-with-matthew-stollenmaier-wset-certified-instructor-tickets-80788714219

What to Expect:

This event is aimed to host a select gathering of like-minded wine and food lovers who are eager to share wine, stories, laughter, and friendship. We welcome you whether you are an entry-level wine drinker or a well-traveled wine connoisseur. The wines we will sample are carefully hand-selected by our premier wine buying team. Please, consider joining us in the midst of a busy week to unwind and take a break from the routines of your normal day to sample some amazing wines while listening to an incredibly well-informed speaker about regions and varietals you may not yet have visited or tasted.

About the Speaker:

Matthew Stollenmaier holds the WSET Intermediate Wine & Spirit Education Trust Certification from the International Wine Center in New York City, Master of Wine program and actively attends wine courses from trusted programs such as Society of Wine Educators, NYC, Institute of Culinary Education, NYC, Institute of America California, The Rudd Center for the Study of California Wines, and University of Davis, Special Studies of Sensory Evaluation, Food and Wine Pairing.

About the Class:

What to expect:

– A tasting-pour of each wine;

– Seated room only;

– Casual tasting format paced at the speed of the speaker;

– Guests encouraged to arrive at the advertised start time.

Suggested attire:

– Casual or post-work


– Approximately 90 minutes.

Note: Tickets not offered at the door to walk-ins; Gift Certificates may be applied for this event. To do so, email info@corkandfork.co with the name of the event, the date, the number on your gift certificate, your full name, and contact telephone number.

Age Policy: Due to strict US liquor laws, no one under the age of 21 is allowed at Cork & Fork events. ID check at entry.

Sampling Policy: No excessive product sampling will be allowed.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds. Transfers by request. Email info@corkandfork.co


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Cork & Fork Logan
1522 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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