Sunday, May 26, 2013

Food & Fun - Austin, Texas for the Week of June 9, 2013

In this edition of Food & Fun - Austin, Texas, check out the following

  • The Texas Wine School Wine Foundation Course: Introduction to Wine
  • Fredericksburg Wine Road 290 “Vino al Pastor”






The Texas Wine School Wine Foundation Course: Introduction to Wine

Sunday, June 9, 2013 from 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Austin, Texas


The Texas Wine School at the Ashton Austin Apts
101 Colorado Street
Austin, Texas 78701
713-882-8773

Cost: 180


The WSET Level 1 Certification Course Austin / San Antonio

Cost: $180.00 – includes wine, materials.
Date: June 9th and 16th. Exam June 16th at 3.00pm.
Time: 3.00pm-7.00pm
Location: Ashton Apts, 101 Colorado Street, Austin, TX, 78701, United States
Instructor: Robert Crandall & Lindsay Bailey

Wine Foundation Course will introduce you, at a very basic level, to the main styles of wine available, wine storage and service and the matching of food and wine. On completion of the Wine Education Class, Tasting Class, a candidate will be able to:

- Describe in general terms the main styles of wines available
- Display a basic understanding of the factors that determine the main styles of wine
- Describe in general terms the main characteristics of the principal grape varieties
- State the procedures for the storage of wine
- State the procedures for the opening of wines
- State the social, health, safety and legal issues relating to the consumption of wine
- Produce simple tasting notes using the Level 1 WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting
- Understand basic food and wine matching theory.



Fredericksburg Wine Road 290 “Vino al Pastor”

Saturday, June 15, 2013 from 11:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fredericksburg, Texas


Fredericksburg Wine Road 290 Wineries
Fredericksburg, Texas 78624
830-644-2710

Cost: Free, However tasting fees may apply.

Fredericksburg Wine Road 290 Wineries partner with the finest restaurants in the area during normal winery hours – this time pairing Texas wines with dishes featuring savory pork shoulder cooked “al pastor” style.  Admission is free, but normal tasting fees may apply.  No ticket required!






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