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Virtual Back to School Wine Education Class
April 23 @ 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
?✏️ BACK-TO-SCHOOL VIRTUAL WINE EDUCATION ??
Stop in to pick-up your CLASS SUPPLIES (6 securely packaged wine samples), grab your notebook, sharpen your pencil and get your bunny slippers on…our ‘Virtual‘ Educational Classes are about to begin! This month, the class theme is:
Old World vs New World: Viognier and Syrah
Chances are, you’ve heard “old world” and “new world” mentioned among wine connoisseurs, but what does that mean? Find out the difference in our first ‘VIRTUAL’ class, exploring Viognier and Syrah wines from both worlds. Learn how the regional climates and terroir changes the structure and flavor profiles of the same grape varietals.
HOW IT WILL WORK: You will pickup your class supplies (wine samples and tasting notes) from WineStyles in West Des Moines between Noon and 5pm on Thursday, April 23, 2020. Take them home, and get your wine glass ready. Our guided education class will instruct you when to pour the sample into the glass.
Old World: Where wine originated and developed for centuries. France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Austria, Hungary, Germany and other regions dating back to Northern Africa and the Middle East. Old World wines are usually lighter tasting, lower alcohol, higher acidity and less fruity.
New World: Regions where the vines were imported, such as North America, South America, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and now China. New World Wines typically have a riper taste, higher alcohol, less acidity and fruitier nuances.
WHAT: Virtual Wine Education Class: Old World vs. New World Viogniers and Syrahs
WHEN: Thursday, April 23, 2020 @ 6:15pm (via Facebook LIVE – @winestyleswestdesmoines)
COST: Six Tasting Event Samples & Class: $15/person (Club Members: $10/person. RSVP in-store, by calling 515-224-9463 or if you order online, the $5 discount will be honored at the event.)
RSVP: Required to Reserve Your Samples which must be picked up on the day of the tasting (between 12pm and 5pm)
*** PICK-UP WINE SAMPLES*** Your Samples must be picked up on the day of the tasting (April 23, 2020 between 12pm and 5pm – Curbside pickup is available…just call us when you are at the store and have your ID ready along with a copy of your Eventbrite order!)
(Must be 21+ to purchase wine)