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Wine After Work: New York’s Finger Lakes District

July 25, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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, and much more.

The wines of New York have suddenly descended on the Twin Cities! Ten years ago, not a single one was available. But thanks to forward-thinking wholesalers we now have a fantastic selection of New York wines to choose from. So what to choose? This class will cover the big names and the small, and help you understand the micro-climate and terroir of this area to give you confidence going forward with your choices. Get ready to taste some GREAT wines!

The class includes extensive handouts, maps, discussion, and tasting three outstanding selections along with some bites from the Cafe Latte kitchen.


What is Wine After Work?
Wine After Work is a series of fun and quick wine classes at local restaurants all over the metro area. Conducted by Certified Sommelier Shar Peterson of Twin Cities Wine Education, they are a quick dive into a specific topic in the world of wine while tasting a handful of delicious selections.

What time are Wine After Work classes?
As implied by the name, we aim to have these be a fun after work event. The gathering starts anytime after 5:15 pm, class begins around 5:30 pm, and ends around 6:30 pm.

Is there food at Wine After Work?
A couple of appetizers or a cheese board will be ordered for the table, but this is not a wine dinner. You’re invited and encouraged to stick around after at the host restaurant for dinner.

Is there wine served at Wine After Work classes?
Of course! We take pride in serving great wines for all of our classes, always with top quality Riedel stemware. All Wine After Work classes serves a minimum of three great selections.


Cafe Latte
850 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105 United States

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