Join us at the Wine Bin for Wine Education. Taste a little – learn a little!
(Includes a $10 credit towards a purchase)
Classes all start at 7:00PM
Call us for more information: 410-465-7802
September 13th Introduction to Spanish wine $25
Spanish wines offer some of the most exceptional values in the wine world. Often you can find crowd pleasing wines as well as bold, high end wines that easily stands up to the best wines in the world. In this class we will taste wines from the major wine regions in Spain.
October 11th It’s all Greek to me! Greek wine $25
Greece was one of the most influential producers of wine to the ancient world. Where Greek wines were extremely important to wine heritage overall, Greek wines are just now emerging and gaining traction with the rest of the world. Greek wines are usually amazing values as far as quality to price ratio. In this class we taste (and learn to pronounce) the major grape varietals that put Greek winemaking on the map.
October 13th How to train your Palate: Develop your sense of taste to better enjoy wine $25
Let’s face it, understanding all those wine terms is one thing but knowing what they mean in the glass is another thing. In this class you will learn how to move out of your wine comfort zone so that you can appreciate and enjoy all wines from around the world.
November 15th The 3B’s and Other Major Italian Reds $30
In this class we will taste and learn about the most famous Italian reds and how to decipher the labels of these very different wines. Learning the differentiating factors that the three “B” wines posses will show the expressive nature of Italy’s most important red grapes. We will also explore the impact of terroir, barrel size, and old-world winemaking styles so that you can navigate the “expensive” Italian section of a wine shop with confidence.
November 22nd Thanksgiving food and wine pairing $40
In this class we explore the essential flavor profiles for food and wine as well as the 9 basic rules everyone should know for successful wine pairings. We will then taste many of the classic food and wine pairings and discuss why they work and learn to match food and wine like a professional chef or sommelier.
December 6th Scotch 101 $40
“I love scotch, scotch scotch scotch!” Single Malt. Blend. Peat. No peat. To put it simply, scotch is a type of whisky that comes from Scotland with an extremely deep history. In this class we will learn about the different styles of scotch, how to taste them, and how to identify scotch you like in a shop or restaurant.