Sunday, March 01, 2009

March 2009 Tasting Schedule

MARCH 2009

3/11 - Wine Class @ Blue Heron
Blue Heron Wines, Glastonbury, CT
This is the second of seven classes I will be hosting this Winter/Spring at the Blue Heron – our focus this session is to dive deeper into the terroir of the various wines regions and compare style differences based on geography. This week’s focus will be on Pinot Noir from California, Oregon, France and New Zealand.
6:30 start - Hebron Ave., call for details
(860) 659-1300

3/14 – Cono Sur Wines Store Tasting
Westside Wines, West Hartford, CT
Taste the selection from Cono Sur Winery – Chile’s first Carbon-Neutral winery and the leading producer of Pinot Noir in S. America – they also make a lot of other great and affordable varietals.
2:00-6:30pm – Raymond Road, call for details
(860-233-1241) , FREE

March 17 – May 4
CT Wine School Spring Semester at Max Downtown
Contact Max Downtown or ME, for details and to reserve your seat

3/16 – South Africa Tasting & Master Class
Presented by Manchester W&L at the Adam’s Mill Restaurant, 165 Adams ST
Join us for the monthly MWL “backroom” tasting, where we explore the wines and regions of South Africa. I will be drawing upon my first hand experience, photos and great portfolio of wines to bring everyone up to date on what is happening in this great wine producing region.
6:30 start – call Manchester W&L for more details
(860) 649-4750

3/19 – A Night in Tuscany
The Farmington Gourmet, Farmington, CT
Taste a great selection of wines from Tuscany with four different reps pouring wines and answering questions. Due to the popularity of this tasting event we may move to larger location – details to follow.
6-8pm – call for details
(860) 677-1223

3/27 - Wine Class @ Blue Heron
Blue Heron Wines, Glastonbury, CT
This is the third of seven classes I will be hosting this Winter/Spring at the Blue Heron – our focus this session is to dive deeper into the terroir of the various wines regions and compare style differences based on geography. This week’s focus will be on Tempranillo from around the world – mainly from Spain.
6:30 start - Hebron Ave., call for details -
(860) 659-1300

3/30 – Argentine Wine Dinner Featuring the Wines of Michel Torino
Max Fish, Glastonbury
Join Mark Raymond of Frederick Wildman & Sons Importers as he guides you through the tremendous wines of the 100+ year old winey, Michel Torino Estate. Mark’s family is from Argentina so this event will have an authentic touch as he relates his personal experiences of this beautiful country.
6:30 start – Glastonbury Blvd, $74.95++ - call for additional details
(860) 652-3474

April 2009

4/1 - Wine Class @ Blue Heron
Blue Heron Wines, Glastonbury, CT
This is the forth of seven classes I will be hosting this Winter/Spring at the Blue Heron – our focus this session is to dive deeper into the terroir of the various wines regions and compare style differences based on geography. This week’s focus will be on Malbec from Argentina and France.
6:30 start - Hebron Ave., call for details -
(860) 659-1300

4/9 – German Master Class Seminar
Manchester Wine & Liquors, Manchester, CT
Join me in the fine wine room at MWL for a tasting and seminar on the wines and regions of Germany. I have recently updated my class and have added a lot of great information to the program. If you are intimidated by the labels from Germany here is your chance to get it all straight.
6:30 start – call Manchester W&L for more details -
(860) 649-4750

4/27 – Wine Dinner Featuring Cakebread Cellars, Napa
Max Downtown, Hartford
Join Lars Guy of Kobrand as he presents the wine of Cakebread Cellars from Napa, paired with Max’s cuisine. More details to follow.
6:30 start – City Place, Hartford
Call for full details
(860) 522-2530

4/29 - Wine Class @ Blue Heron
Blue Heron Wines, Glastonbury, CT
This is the fifth of seven classes I will be hosting this Winter/Spring at the Blue Heron – our focus this session is to dive deeper into the terroir of the various wines regions and compare style differences based on geography. This week’s focus will be on Bordeaux: Left Bank vrs Right Bank.
6:30 start - Hebron Ave., call for details -
(860) 659-1300

May 2009

5/6 - Wine Class @ Blue Heron
Blue Heron Wines, Glastonbury, CT
This is the sixth of seven classes I will be hosting this Winter/Spring at the Blue Heron – our focus this session is to dive deeper into the terroir of the various wines regions and compare style differences based on geography. This week’s focus will be on Greece.
6:30 start - Hebron Ave., call for details -
(860) 659-1300

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