La Vie Dansante Wines

Wine Appreciation

Wine Appreciation Courses

 

Title:

Wine 101 – An Introduction to the World of Wine.

Description: An introduction to grape growing, and wine making around the world.
Duration: 3 hours
Cost: $50 per person
 
 
Title:

A Concise History of Wine.

Description: Wine through the ages, from the Phoenicians to the bottle we just opened.
Duration: 2 hours
Cost: $40 per person
 
 
Title:

From Vineyard to Glass.

Description: A look at the processes of growing grapes and making wine.
Duration: 2 hours per class – Two classes
Cost: $40 per person per class, 15% discount for purchasing the series
 
 
Title:

Styles of Wine; a Series of Classes.

— Old World vs New World
— Sparkling Wines
— Fortified Wines
Description: Varies by style
Duration: 90 minutes per class  
Cost: $35 per person per class, 15% discount for purchasing entire series
 
 
Title:

One Grape, Five Styles; Syrah Around the World.

Description: Discovering the difference geography can make in a grape and wine style
Duration: 90 minutes per class
Cost: $40 per person per class
 
 
Title:

Wines of the World; a Series of Classes.

— France (2 classes)
— Spain & Portugal
— Northern Europe (Germany, Austria, Alsace)
— Italy (2 classes)
— South America (Argentina, Chile)
— Australia & New Zealand
— California
— The Pacific Northwest
— Lesser Known regions of America (NY, VA, The Southwest)
Description: Varies by region
Duration: 90 minutes per class – Twelve classes
Cost: $35 per person per class, 15% discount for purchasing multiple classes
 
 
Title:

Wine Varietals of the World; a Series of Classes.

— Italian Reds (Nebbiolo, Sangiovese, Barbera)
— Spanish Reds (Tempranillo, Granacha)
— Classic French Reds (Bordeaux and Burgundian)
— Contemporary French Reds (Grenache, Syrah)
— American Reds (Zinfandel)
— Sweet Wines
Description: Varies by region
Duration: 90 minutes per class – Six classes
Cost: $35 per person per class, 15% discount for purchasing entire series
 
 
Title:

An Introduction to Wine Tasting and Etiquette.

Description: Techniques for evaluating and describing wine.
Duration: 2 hours
Cost: $40 per person
 
 
Title:

Identifying Wine Faults and Flaws.

Description: Is this wine bad, or do I just not like it?
Duration: 2 hours
Cost: $40 per person
 
 
Title:

How to Order Wine – and Look Like You Know What You’re Doing.

Description: Taking the mystery out of wine lists and sommeliers.
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: $25 per person per class
 
 
Title:

Deciphering the Mystery of Wine Labels.

Description: Understanding wine labels from around the world.
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: $25 per person per class
 
 
Title:

Food and Wine Pairings – Series.

Description: Varies by pairings
Duration: 90 minutes per class (2 classes)
Cost: $35 per person per class, 15% discount for purchasing entire series