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Swirl, sip, and taste as you learn all about a wide range of wines as well as wine and food pairings.
 
Increase your knowledge of wines from three popular wine producing regions, Italy, Spain and Southern France. Gain basic principles and tips for delicious food and wine pairing. The perfect pairing enhances both the food and wine! This Series also helps you knowledgeably buy wine for your meals, as well as for parties, guests and gifts. Classes co-sponsored with the West Seattle Cellars.

Start date: 02/10/2017

Class Fee:: $109.00

Materials Fee:: $45.00

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Get to know the wines of Washington State! Learn from Sommelier Dieter Schafer by tasting wines from many Washington viticultural areas and 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. Tastings each session. Call 206.934.5339 to register two or more people at the Friends Rate  of 92.50 each (+ Materials Fee). 

Start date: 01/24/17

End date: 02/07/17

3 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (1/24/2017-2/7/2017)

Instructor : Dieter Schafer 

Room :  CAB - FSA Classroom

Class Fee: $99.00

Materials Fee: $21.00

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Explore the world of Italian wines and food with a tasting tour led by one of the partners in West Seattle’s fine wine shop, West Seattle Cellars. You’ll have the opportunity to taste a variety of wines from Italy’s 20 provinces, and to experience for yourself how well each wine pairs with some of the most common and popular Italian meats, cheeses, vegetable dishes, and desserts. Italy is home to over 3,000 different grapes, grown in a variety of different climates and soils, and this class offers you a solid introduction to Italian wine regions and varietals. Call 206.934.5339 to register two or more people at the Friends Rate  of $36.50 each (+ Materials Fee).

Start date: 02/10/17

End date: 02/10/17

1 session

Weekly - Fri 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (2/10/2017-2/10/2017)

Instructor : Tom DiStefano 

Room :  NWWA 109

Class Fee: $39.00

Materials Fee: $15.00

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The south of France has become one of the most important wine regions in the world, from the roses of Provence to the famous red and whites of the Rhone Valley, and the everyday pleasures of the wines of the Languedoc. Here’s your chance to taste a variety of wines from these regions and learn how to match them with the foods you’ll find in regional cafes. Your guide will be an expert in French wine and longtime sommelier at several of Seattle’s leading restaurants. Call 206.934.5339 to register two or more people at the Friends Rate  of $36.50 each (+ Materials Fee).

Start date: 02/24/17

End date: 02/24/17

1 session

Weekly - Fri 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (2/24/2017-2/24/2017)

Instructor : Tom DiStefano 

Room :  NWWA 109

Class Fee: $39.00

Materials Fee: $15.00

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Spanish food has become very popular in Seattle, with many new restaurants offering authentic Spanish meals. Come taste wines from a variety of Spanish regions, paired with classic Spanish appetizers, fish, meats, and cheeses. The class will be led by a Seattle-based importer of Spanish wines and specialty foods who regularly conducts wine dinners at restaurants in West Seattle. If you’re planning a trip to Spain, this is a perfect introduction to the wine and cuisine you’ll encounter. Call 206.934.5339 to register two or more people at the Friends Rate  of $36.50 each (+ Materials Fee).

Start date: 03/10/17

End date: 03/10/17

1 session

Weekly - Fri 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (3/10/2017-3/10/2017)

Instructor : Tom DiStefano 

Room :  NWWA 109

Class Fee: $39.00

Materials Fee: $15.00

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Learn how to taste wine knowledgeably and accurately describe what you are tasting. In this beginner's class, a Certified Educator and Sommelier introduces you to wine types, grapes, varietals, and many wine regions, as well as 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 guidelines. Tastings at each session. Call 206.934.5339 to register two or more people at the Friends Rate  of $92.50 each (+ Materials Fee). 

Start date: 02/28/17

End date: 03/14/17

3 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (2/28/2017-3/14/2017)

Instructor : Dieter Schafer 

Room :  JMB 140

Class Fee: $99.00

Materials Fee: $21.00

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