Sunday, June 9, 2013

Food & Fun - Houston, Texas for the Week of June 23, 2013

In this edition of Food & Fun - Houston, Texas, check out these events.

  • The Texas Wine School Presents Wine Tasting Class: Wines of Burgundy
  • The Texas Wine School Presents Wine Tasting Class: Wines of Spain






The Texas Wine School Presents Wine Tasting Class: Wines of Burgundy

Monday, June 24, 2013 from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Houston, Texas


Chilled at French Country Wines
2433 Bartlett Street
Houston, Texas 77005
713-882-8773

Cost: 60


Wine Tasting Class: Wines of Burgundy

Dates: June 24th
Cost: $60.00
Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm
Location: Chilled at French Country Wines – 2431 Bartlett Street, Houston, TX
Instructor: James King

This seminar will be conducted in accordance with the BIVB (basically Burgundy growers and winemakers syndicat) Power Point Presentation of the Region of Burgundy. This is a region that I represent in the USA having conducted numerous seminars to the trade on the West Coast.
This class will cover all the aspects of Burgundy from:
A vineyard with a rich history
The diversity and richness of Burgundy
The Terroir the essence of Burgundy
Bourgogne wines the constant search for excellence
Exceptional Wines for all occasions and Consumers
This is a great 2 hour class introducing consumers to the greatness of Burgundy.



The Texas Wine School Presents Wine Tasting Class: Wines of Spain

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Houston, Texas


Chilled at French Country Wines
2433 Bartlett Street
Houston, Texas 77005
713-882-8773

Cost: 60





Wine Tasting Class: Wines of Spain

Dates: June 25th
Cost: $60.00
Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm
Location: Chilled at French Country Wines – 2431 Bartlett Street, Houston, TX
Instructor: James King

- For each wine-producing region, describe the style of wines made, identify the key grape varieties used for wine production and the meaning of common regional labeling terms.
- Describe the meaning of common labeling terms indicating quality or style.
- Understand what grape varieties are connected to each DO so that you can pick a wine in a restaurant or retailer with confidence, for example Tempranillo – Rioja.







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