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Wine Education Classes

"It is not generally realized that the "taste" of wine depends more on the nose than the mouth."

 Steven Spurrier, Academie du Vin


WINE EDUCATION with A Nose for Wine      

Enjoy in depth sensory evaluation and 4 different tasting techniques.
You will see...and smell and taste...wine in a whole new way.
How correct temperature affects aroma and flavor.
Learn the right way to drink Pinot Noir.
and much more - taught by Fred Gunton.

No stuffy puffy talk...just lots of fun learning.

Suitable for anyone interested in wine, regardless of your level of knowledge or experience.

We bring our class to you!

Comprehensive and Entertaining Wine Education

Enjoy serious fun while learning how to taste wine correctly.

The Wines of the World - Serious fun while learning how to taste wine correctly

The "Wines Of The World"

Six Wines from Premier Grape Growing Regions in Riedel glassware

  Includes: Eleven Page Lesson Booklet plus Appetizers

And... "An Evening To Remember!"

"Fred's passion, knowledge and sense of humor make him a great teacher."

   Jacques Tardy, Wine Maker Torii Mor Winery

Wines Of The World

A wonderful introduction to the world of wine at the location of YOUR CHOICE.                                                                             Table setting for A Nose for Wine Class

In a fun relaxed environment hear about how grapes go from the vineyard and into the bottle.  Learn and experience ways to enjoy wine from the visual beauty of it's colors, the amazing depth of its seductive aromas, to the complex and intriguing flavors.  Not a breeze through, sip and toss guide to wines to buy class, but a complete, comfortable, and in debth wine tasting experience.  The approximatley 2 1/2 hour class entertains and shares information while you taste the liquid silk delight of Oregon's fine Pinot Noir and other varietals from around the world.

Experience in depth sensory evaluation in a no pretext atmosphere while you learn the why and how to of holding glassware.  Learn how to taste and smell correctly while enjoying 6 different wines in the proper glasses.  While learning how to drink/taste wine four different ways, you will experience a veritable flavor explosion of tastes and aromas while applying these new techniques.  We'll talk about and discuss the terms often heard in the wine world and you will quickly become comfortable with them.

Wine and food pairing is discussed while sampling appetizers.  Cheese and wine can go so well together and you will taste and experience some correct and unique matches.

Correct temperatures for drinking and storing wine is part of the class and included in your lesson notes that are yours to keep.

Vintage Wine Bottles

How to find great value wines at reasonable prices will be discussed as well as how to take your bottles to restaurants.

By the end of this special class, you will be comfortable and knowledgeable enough to go into wine shops or out into the wine country tasting rooms and feel totally at ease.

And as you continue to explore the world of wine and taste and drink new wines, you will be confident that you are doing it correctly and getting the full experience of enjoyment intended by the winemakers.

Learning about wine should be FUN!  


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