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New Meetup: Wine Appreciation Class Oct 31, 12-2pm

From: Sonja
Sent on: Wednesday, October 6, 2010 5:19 PM

WHAT: Wine Appreciation Class with our sommeliers Sarah Mayo and Morgun Pathi

WHEN: Sunday Oct 31, 2010, 12-2pm

WHERE: Pin Si Restaurant, 60 Yishun Ave 4, #02-VI Safra Yishun Country Club

please register and pay here:

Learn the basics of how to approach a glass of wine like a sommelier? sniff, swirl, and sip the professional way. The Local Nose will take you through the basics to understand how to differentiate the different aromas in the wine and awake your palate with the different tastes you might find in the wine. The fun part would be to taste a variety of wines that have been hand-picked by our wine experts here in Singapore. So come have fun and learn to sniff, swirl, sip the sommelier way.

Program Details:

Introduction: 1. How to approach tasting wines
? Look
? Smell
? Taste

Quality Assessments: 2. How Sommeliers determine quality of wine
? Balance
? Acid
? Fruit
? Alcohol
? Tannins ? For red wines

Grape Varietals: 3. Top grape varietals & their characteristics
? Red Grapes
? White Grapes

Old World -vs- New World: 4. Compare & Contrast Old World & New World Wines with the following types of wine
? Sparkling
? White
? Red

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