In just 5 classes you’ll learn to identify the wine in your glass, discover the many wine regions of the world, and learn about what it takes to turn grapes into wine. No tests and lots of sampling!

This class is open to all, from the enthusiastic beginner to the seasoned connoisseur. It is suitable for casual wine drinkers, those who would like to refresh their knowledge and anyone working or hoping to work in the food and beverage industry. Classes are held in our stunning Bishop’s Cellar Warehouse tasting room.

$225.00 plus tax per person

For information about the next scheduled class, registration & payments please contact kathryn@bishopscellar.com or (902) 490-2675

June Dates: Wednesdays 1,8,15,22,29

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CLASS #1: TASTING BASICS
– Learn the components of wine and how to smell, taste and evaluate what’s in your glass

CLASS #2: WHITE WINES

– All whites tonight: the varietals, the regions, techniques and styles
– Learn the basics of winemaking

CLASS #3: NEW WORLD RED WINES

– All reds tonight, plus overview of “New World” regions and styles (Australia, New Zealand, California, Chile, Argentina, South Africa)

CLASS #4: OLD WORLD RED WINESAppelation_Thumb

– All reds again tonight, overview of “Old World” regions and styles (France, Spain, Italy)

CLASS #5: SPARKLING, BLIND TASTING & WINE AND FOOD

– Test your skills by attempting to identify the grape varietal and wine-growing region in a blind tasting
– Tonight’s wines will be paired with food – discover how the perfect wine and food pairing can provide an outstanding culinary experience