Fall Winemaking 101 Course (Class 3 of 6)

Class Time (same for each week) – 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

See posting for Class 1 of 6 (to be held on 9/12/16) regarding overall details of the course. Information below is specific to this class only, 3 of 6.

TOPIC FOR THIS THIRD CLASS:

Wine sensory evaluation, food and wine pairing

 

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Fall Winemaking 101 Course (Class 2 of 6)

Class Time (same for each week) – 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

See posting for Class 1 of 6 (to be held on 9/12/16) regarding overall details of the course. Information below is specific to this class only, 2 of 6.

TOPIC FOR THIS SECOND CLASS:

Principles of Winemaking – Racking, fermentation evaluation, pressing, barrels, oak alternatives, tannins, Wines of the World

 

 

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Fall Winemaking 101 Course (Class 1 of 6)

Class Time (same for each week) – 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Learn what goes on in a commercial winery and more about how wine is made. Get hands on experience with most aspects of the winemaking process as you and your team make a white wine or red wine from fermentation to bottling. You will learn techniques to improve your own wine evaluation and/or home winemaking and will experiment with how wine and food affect each other’s flavor and sensory perception.

WINE MAKING CLASSES

Provided:       All winemaking materials, snacks, educational wine consumed during class, 3 bottles of wine bottled by the class

Additional Instructions:

Please wear clothes that can get stained. You might get messy!

Must be at least 21 years old to participate

Class size limited and will fill up quickly

Additional class wine will be available for $13.95 per bottle

Instructor Biography

Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D. – Robert is a native of Napa Valley, CA. He received his doctorate in wine chemistry from the University of California, Davis. He has taught wine making classes at Patrick Henry Community College in Virginia, at Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC, and is currently the winemaker for Stonefield Cellars.

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Introduction – Basics of fermentation and winemaking