Rioja is the most famous and important wine region in Spain, and the most important region for Barcelona customers. Best known for its age-worthy red wines, Rioja is also home to excellent rose, white and sparkling wines as well. Due to its history, Rioja now has dueling styles within the region, with some producers remaining classic, and others creating modern styles. Students of this class will gain in depth knowledge of Rioja and its wines, with a tasting of some of the best from the Barcelona wine program.
What is wine class at Barcelona like?
The style of these wine courses is designed for the beginner looking to think like a professional, or an enthusiast looking to gain more knowledge and wine tasting experience. No one is born with the ability to decipher particular aromas and flavors in wine – it can only come with lots of practice, and students of these wine courses will gain great training in palate development. We discuss topics beyond the typical “abc’s,” often focusing on how to describe and understand unfamiliar wines and regions. Students of the wine class will gain experience in wine terminology, wine tasting and evaluation, wine-making techniques and styles, regions of the world, effects of climate and weather on vineyards, and over-all , interesting facts and knowledge about the wines of the world.
$30.00 per person (all inclusive)
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