Secrets of the Sommeliers - A Classical Training Dinner in Wine Typicity

  • January 15, 2012 · 6:00 PM
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A grand wine dinner covering the great and classical wines of the world under proper guidance on an exciting blind-tasting... Note the final location change to the "Red Marlin" at the Mission Bay Hyatt. The wines served will be in the higher price range and will represent a typical varietal from each region. Lots of fun with 9 important red varietals. Each member covers $60 of the wine cost, plus a nice dinner at our private room in the spectacular Red Marlin. So you pay $60 plus dinner, which I will probably bring to $49 for a nice custom menu that fits our wine tasting.

This guided wine dinner will partially be based on the famous wine book "The Secrets of the Sommeliers". Session is led by Certified Wine Specialist Joey Kleinhans, CSW. 

If you want to know how a typical session goes, here's a recent review article from Newport Beach  http://newportindy.com/2011/12/03/elite-meet/

You can also see what others said http://www.meetup.com/WineElite/about/comments/?op=all 

 

 

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Fun night. Informative. I enjoyed meeting a lot of great people.

    January 16, 2012

  • Mark Palamar

    This was an extremely informative and fun outing. We had not done a blind tasting before and found it an excellent way to improve our knowledge. Joey did a great job of introducing us to these "Old World" classical wines. We will be there for the next event.

    January 16, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    It was outstanding!! Great wine. Well presented. Knowledgeable. Host. Great food. Enjoyable group.

    January 16, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    This was our first event with any Meet Up group and we were pleasantly surprised. Joey did a fantastic job hosting the evening. He's a great educator of wine and I like his casual style.

    January 16, 2012

  • Mike Marcus

    Very exciting evening tasting 95 point wines with informative narrative from Joey explaining each wine’s characteristics and region. All the ‘Old World’ wines tasted were a true education in wine appreciation.

    January 16, 2012

  • John Logan

    Enjoyed a fun evening trying new wines and a delightful meal. Will be there for the next one!

    January 16, 2012

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