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Wine After Work: Valpolicella, Ripasso, and Amarone

March 10 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

$40.00

Twin Cities Wine Education is proud to present a great Wine After Work class

Valpolicella, Ripasso, and Amarone with sommelier Shar Peterson

Join sommelier Shar Peterson for a quick dive into three of the great wines of the Veneto in northeastern Italy. Valpolicella, Ripasso, and Amarone are each distinctive, each delicious, each with a purpose, but made differently simply by winemaking method.

If you’ve never experienced these three wines side by side, you’re in for a treat. Rarely can this much education be had from three wines from the same grape and the same region.

We will taste three, one of each style, from a great producer. You’ll learn about the key grapes used in the production of Valpolicella wines, the special techniques used in making the wines, and what to pair with them for ultimate enjoyment.

This is a must-attend class for anyone into Italian wines or for those traveling to Verona in the future.

We hope you can join us! Happy hour meets wine education!

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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 fun after-work events. The gathering is anytime after 5 pm, the class begins at 5:30 and ends around 6:30 pm. You are invited and encouraged to stick around for a meal afterward, of course.

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 meal or 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 serve a minimum of three great selections. 

How many people come to Wine After Work?
Minimum of four people for a class, a maximum of eighteen. We want to keep these classes intimate and enjoyable.

Can we arrange a private Wine After Work event for our office or clients?
For sure! Reach out to Angela Kallsen, Director of Operations for TCWE, with inquiries. angela@twincitieswine.com.


***Terms and conditions***

By purchasing tickets to a Twin Cities Wine Education event you agree to the following:

All ticket purchasers and attendees must be over 21 years of age with legal identification.

No refunds within 7 days for wine classes, and no refunds available at all for larger “Grand Tasting” events including Bubbles and Fries, Wine Geek Week, etc. Refunded tickets do not include a refund of Eventbrite ticketing fees, which are at the expense of the ticket purchaser. All tickets are transferrable.

Think of your ticket as you would a ticket to the Guthrie, a concert, or a sporting event. No refunds for no-shows or illness, but you can always send someone in your place.

Weather policy: Should a class be rescheduled due to weather, you will be informed via your registration email. If you cannot attend the new date, we offer a 50% credit toward a future class booked within 30 days. If a class is not rescheduled, but the weather is bad, it is at the discretion of Twin Cities Wine regarding a 50% credit.

We aim to start all classes on time, please arrive a touch early. No meals are served at the classes unless specified. For classes at North Loop Wine and Spirits, parking is generally available for free with a permit from the store but is not guaranteed. (Certain nights, especially with Twins baseball games occurring, may result in paying to park.)

Twin Cities Wine Education reserves the right, at our own judgment, to refuse service to anyone for any reason during the class.

Venue

The Vine Room
756 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN 55343 United States

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