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December 2018

Oregon Pinot Noir: The Founding Families

December 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North Loop Wine & Spirits, 218 North Washington Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
$50.00

Twin Cities Wine is proud to present an amazing evening for Pinot Noir lovers  ... The Founding Families of Oregon Pinot: Featuring the wines and stories of Eyrie, Adelsheim, Bethel Heights, Knudsen, and Ponzi Join us for a very special night featuring the wine and stories of the five families that were at the start of the Willamette Valley wine industry in the 1960's and 1970's. Their stories are remarkable, as are the wines. And we'll be tasting a great Pinot…

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VINTAGES: What makes for a great year for wine?

December 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Twin Cities Wine Education, 2446 University Avenue West, #Suite 106
Saint Paul, MN 55114 United States
$50.00

Twin Cities Wine Education presents a new class that will open your eyes (and your palate) to what every year brings to the vineyards. VINTAGES: What makes for a great year for wine? What makes a fantastic wine vintage, a challenging vintage, a horrible vintage? What should the consumer know when spending hard earned money on bottles of wine? The term 'terroir' is often used when talking about the set condition of a region (the soil, the slope, the drainage,…

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The Napa Valley Wine and Travel Masterclass

December 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North Loop Wine and Spirits, 218 Washington Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
$60.00

Twin Cities Wine Education presents a special night for lovers of Napa Valley, and especially those traveling to this majestic locale. The Napa Valley Wine and Travel Masterclass A must experience tasting event for wine lovers and travelers Napa Valley has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in California (in fact, some studies show it second only to Disneyland in popularity). Unfortunately for many travelers, they arrive in Napa Valley woefully underprepared and without a plan of action. They…

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Wine After Work: Chardonnay Challenge (Burgundy vs. Oregon vs. California)

December 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cafe Latte, 850 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105 United States

Twin Cities Wine Education is proud to present a great little wine class with Sommelier Shar Peterson Wine After Work: The Chardonnay Challenge - Burgundy vs. Oregon vs. California Join sommelier Shar Peterson for a fun class comparing the styles of Chardonnay from the three greatest regions for that variety: Burgundy, Oregon, and California. The class will consist of a blind tasting of three fantastic wines, with instruction on the best blind tasting practices, what you are smelling and tasting…

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The Wine Academy with Chris Griese: Red Wines of Piemonte

December 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cotroneo’s Wine And Spirits, 2148 3rd Street
White Bear Lake, MN 55110 United States
$40.00

Twin Cities Wine Education is proud to present The Wine Academy with Chris Griese Red Wines of PiemonteExploring Dolcetto, Barbera, and Nebbiolo Join us for a special evening with Chris Griese, one of the most experienced and knowledgeable wine and sake experts in the state of Minnesota, for a deep dive exploration into the three key red varieties from Piemonte, Italy: Dolcetto, Barbera, and Nebbiolo. This class will focus on the varieties themselves and will also touch on the complicated…

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Wine After Work: Pinot Noir Challenge (Burgundy vs. Oregon vs. California)

December 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cafe Latte, 850 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105 United States
$35.00

Twin Cities Wine Education is proud to present a great little wine class with Sommelier Shar Peterson Wine After Work: The Pinot Noir Challenge - Burgundy vs. Oregon vs. California Join sommelier Shar Peterson for a fun class comparing the styles of Pinot Noir from the three greatest regions for that variety: Burgundy, Oregon, and California. The class will consist of a blind tasting of three fantastic wines, with instruction on the best blind tasting practices, what you are smelling…

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The Greatest Sparkling Wines (that you’ve never heard of)

December 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North Loop Wine & Spirits, 218 North Washington Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
$50.00

Just in time for New Year's Eve 2018, Twin Cities Wine Education is proud to present a new class that is sure to be an eye opener for many! THE GREATEST SPARKLING WINES (THAT YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF) The world of sparkling wine is full of the predictable. Prosecco (been there). Cava (done that). Champagne (love it, but what else is there?). In this new class, we’ll be popping gems that are incredible but totally off the radar for most…

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The Champagne Masterclass 2018 Edition!

December 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North Loop Wine and Spirits, 218 Washington Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
$88.00

  THE CHAMPAGNE MASTERCLASS 2018 EDITION! Just in time for New Year's Eve, when you can impress your friends with your encyclopedic knowledge of the wine world, comes the annual Twin Cities Wine Education Champagne Masterclass. This year it's ONE GREAT EVENING of Champagne education and tasting, featuring the top selections available today across a complete range of styles, prices, and producers. This is without any question the best night of Champagne education available in Minnesota in 2018! *** We…

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The Wine Academy with Chris Griese: The Sparkling Wine Masterclass

December 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Cotroneo’s Wine And Spirits, 2148 3rd Street
White Bear Lake, MN 55110 United States
$40.00

Twin Cities Wine Education is proud to present The Wine Academy with Chris Griese The Sparkling Wine MasterclassFeaturing tasting and deep discussion on Prosecco, Cava, Champagne, and more! Join us for a special afternoon with Chris Griese, one of the most experienced and knowledgeable wine and sake experts in the state of Minnesota, for a deep dive exploration into sparkling wine around the world (just in time for New Year's Eve!). This class will concentrate on the combination of grape…

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January 2019

Wine After Work: Wines of New Zealand

January 3, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Cafe Latte, 850 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105 United States
$40.00

Twin Cities Wine Education is proud to present a great little wine class with Sommelier Shar Peterson Wine After Work: Understanding New Zealand Learn the ins and outs of the wines of New Zealand while tasting some amazing selections, diving deep with maps, and learning from Certified Sommelier and Wine Educator Shar Peterson. She’ll cover the key grape varieties, the geography, the culture, how to get the most bang for your buck, and much more. Why is Sauvignon Blanc the…

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The Wine Academy: Sonoma Part One (Sonoma Coast and Russian River Valley)

January 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cotroneo’s Wine And Spirits, 2148 3rd Street
White Bear Lake, MN 55110 United States
$40.00

Twin Cities Wine Education is proud to present a new concept in wine learning. The Wine Academy with Chris GrieseSonoma Part One: Sonoma Coast and Russian River Valley Join local wine expert Chris Griese for a new format of wine education, The Wine Academy. These multi-session educational seminars will be topical by month, focusing on a particular region in the world of wine. (The classes are independent of one another, meaning you do not need to take part one to…

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Jason’s Picks Q1 2019 at Cotroneo’s

January 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cotroneo’s Wine And Spirits, 2148 3rd Street
White Bear Lake, MN 55110 United States
$35.00

Jason’s Picks: The curated wine selections hand picked by Sommelier Jason Kallsen Q1 2019 SELECTIONS: Class and tasting Tuesday, October 9th in White Bear Lake! Throughout 2019 I’ll be taking over some sections of local wine shops around town, leading with Cotroneo’s in White Bear Lake. The  “Jason’s Picks” section will consist of 10 wines that I ferret out from great local wholesalers and offer with full information for the consumer including food pairings, history of the region and wineries, background behind…

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Ultimate Intro to Wine: Winespeak

January 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North Loop Wine & Spirits, 218 North Washington Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
$40.00

Our most popular class and the best wine fundamentals class out there! ULTIMATE INTRO TO WINE: "WINESPEAK"Presented by Certified Sommelier Jason Kallsen The fundamentals of wine knowledge intimidate many, for we are talking about a subjective subject (smell and taste) while at the same time trying to understand why many give it a numerical score (90 points! Ah! Hedonistic fruit bomb!). Between varietals, regions, countries, aromas, flavors, and about a million different opinions out there, it's no wonder many see the…

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The Wine Academy: Sonoma Part Two (Dry Creek Valley and Alexander Valley)

January 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cotroneo’s Wine And Spirits, 2148 3rd Street
White Bear Lake, MN 55110 United States
$40.00

Twin Cities Wine Education is proud to present a new concept in wine learning. The Wine Academy with Chris GrieseSonoma Part Two: Dry Creek Valley and Alexander Valley Join local wine expert Chris Griese for a new format of wine education, The Wine Academy. These multi-session educational and tasting seminars will be topical by month, focusing on a particular region in the world of wine. (The classes are independent of one another, meaning you do not need to take part one…

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The Rioja Masterclass, featuring La Rioja Alta and Lopez de Heredia

January 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North Loop Wine & Spirits, 218 North Washington Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
$70.00

Twin Cities Wine Education presents a special night of Spanish wine education THE RIOJA MASTERCLASSThe greatest wine region of Spain   Spanish wine history is full of starts and stops over the course of 2000 years (far more so than France or Italy), resulting in a fractured wine system that didn't really start great momentum until the late 20th century. One exception, however, is the famous region of Rioja. This class will take a multi-pronged approach to understand this incredibly important…

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Wine After Work: Chianti and Chianti Classico

January 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Cafe Latte, 850 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105 United States
$40.00

Twin Cities Wine Education is proud to present a great little wine class with Sommelier Shar Peterson Wine After Work: Chianti and Chianti Classico Learn the ins and outs of the wines of Chianti and Chianti Classico while tasting some amazing selections, diving deep with maps, and learning from Certified Sommelier and Wine Educator Shar Peterson. She’ll cover the key grape varieties, the geography, the culture, how to get the most bang for your buck, and much more. Why is…

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Vino and Vinyl: REVOLVER + Syrah

January 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Twin Cities Wine Education, 2446 University Avenue West, #Suite 106
Saint Paul, MN 55114 United States
$45.00

Twin Cities Wine Education presents a new concept for wine and music lovers ... VINO and VINYLClass one: The Beatles REVOLVER + SYRAH Join us for the inaugural edition of a new concept in wine education: Vino and Vinyl with Twin Cities Wine Education. Each Vino and Vinyl night will be a memorable pairing of a particular wine variety along with a legendary album played on 180g vinyl on top quality equipment including a vintage Marantz turntable and a Jamo 626 speaker…

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The Petaluma Gap, featuring Trombetta Gap’s Crown Vineyard vertical

January 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Twin Cities Wine Education, 2446 University Avenue West, #Suite 106
Saint Paul, MN 55114 United States
$75.00

Twin Cities Wine Education is proud to present an exclusive and limited seating wine event. The Petaluma Gap, featuring Trombetta Gap's Crown Vineyard Pinot Noir 2011-2015 The newest AVA in Sonoma County is special indeed. The Petaluma Gap, formed by the dip in the hills toward the Pacific Ocean due west of the town of Petaluma, allows a wave of cool air and fog to envelop a very special place for Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Within the Petaluma Gap lies…

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The Wine Academy: Sonoma Part Three (Sonoma Valley and Petaluma Gap)

January 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cotroneo’s Wine And Spirits, 2148 3rd Street
White Bear Lake, MN 55110 United States
$40.00

Twin Cities Wine Education is proud to present a new concept in wine learning. The Wine Academy with Chris GrieseSonoma Part Three: Petaluma Gap and Sonoma Valley Join local wine expert Chris Griese for a new format of wine education, The Wine Academy. These multi-session educational and tasting seminars will be topical by month, focusing on a particular region in the world of wine. (The classes are independent of one another, meaning you do not need to take part one to…

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Ultimate Intro to Wine: Winespeak

January 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North Loop Wine & Spirits, 218 North Washington Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
$40.00

Our most popular class and the best wine fundamentals class available! ULTIMATE INTRO TO WINE: "WINESPEAK"Presented by Certified Sommelier Jason Kallsen The fundamentals of wine knowledge intimidate many, for we are talking about a subjective subject (smell and taste) while at the same time trying to understand why many give it a numerical score (90 points! Ah! Hedonistic fruit bomb!). Between varietals, regions, countries, aromas, flavors, and about a million different opinions out there, it's no wonder many see the…

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Wine After Work: New York’s Finger Lakes District

January 17, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Cafe Latte, 850 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105 United States
$40.00

Twin Cities Wine Education is proud to present a great little wine class with Sommelier Shar Peterson Wine After Work: Understanding New York's Finger Lakes wine district Learn the ins and outs of the wines of the Finger Lakes of New York while tasting some amazing selections, diving deep with maps, and learning from Certified Sommelier and Wine Educator Shar Peterson. She’ll cover the key grape varieties, the geography, the culture, how to get the most bang for your buck,…

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RIDGE Vineyards: Rosé and Rarities

January 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Twin Cities Wine Education, 2446 University Avenue West, #Suite 106
Saint Paul, MN 55114 United States
$70.00

Twin Cities Wine Education presents a special night of wines directly from our favorite producer, Ridge Vineyards. RIDGE VINEYARDS: Rosé and Rarities We're not shy about our love of Ridge Vineyards. In our opinion, they are number one in America, the best producer around, without any question. In terms of wineries of the world, they are easily in the top 10, joined by the best of Burgundy and Bordeaux. One of the best things about Ridge is their Advanced Tasting…

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Wine After Work: The Wines of Washington State

January 24, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Cafe Latte, 850 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105 United States
$40.00

Twin Cities Wine Education is proud to present a great little wine class with Sommelier Shar Peterson Wine After Work: The Wines of Washington State Learn the ins and outs of the wines of Washington while tasting some amazing selections, diving deep with maps, and learning from Certified Sommelier and Wine Educator Shar Peterson. She’ll cover the key grape varieties, the geography, the culture, how to get the most bang for your buck, and much more. Washington State wines represent…

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Vino + Vinyl: KIND OF BLUE + Grenache

January 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Twin Cities Wine Education, 2446 University Avenue West, #Suite 106
Saint Paul, MN 55114 United States
$45.00

Twin Cities Wine Education presents a new concept for wine and music lovers ... VINO and VINYLClass two: Miles Davis' SOME KIND OF BLUE + GRENACHE Join us for a new concept in wine education: Vino and Vinyl with Twin Cities Wine Education. Each Vino and Vinyl night will be a memorable pairing of a particular wine variety along with a legendary album played on 180g vinyl on top quality equipment including a vintage Marantz turntable and a Jamo 626 speaker system.…

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The Barolo and Barbaresco Masterclass

January 30, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North Loop Wine & Spirits, 218 North Washington Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
$85.00

Twin Cities Wine Education is proud to present one of our most popular top-level classes THE BAROLO AND BARBARESCO MASTERCLASS 2019 EditionFeaturing new wines and new information to get you up to speed on these amazing regions. A comprehensive look at one of the top wine regions of the world with an emphasis on the latest vintages, current trends, and how to get the best bang for your Barolo and Barbaresco buck, plus overarching information about Piemonte wines and travel. Featured…

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Wine After Work: Willamette Valley

January 31, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Cafe Latte, 850 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105 United States
$40.00

Twin Cities Wine Education is proud to present a great way to end the work day, with Sommelier Shar Peterson! Wine After Work: Willamette Valley Join certified sommelier and wine educator Shar Peterson on a journey into the Willamette Valley of Oregon. Learn about the history of the region, the incredible growth of the Oregon wine industry, travel hints, what makes their Pinot Noirs so delicious, what other wines grow there, and what the future holds for Willamette Valley wine.…

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