Wine Education Classes

Taste over 200 Gold Medal Winning Wines selected from 3,000 wines. View more than 2,000 international wine, spirits and extra virgin olive oil winners. Learn about wine and olive oil in our Wine Education Program. Each class features six wines and four cheeses. Each participant will receive a Gold Medal Taste Ticket to be redeemed at the Gold Medal Tasting Bar. The cost to participate is $17.00 for each Wine Class and $10.00 for the Extra Virgin Olive Oil Class.

 

 

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WINE & OLIVE OIL EDUCATION SCHEDULE 2015


Sept. 5, Sat

2:00
4:00
6:00

Olé - Wines of Spain & Tapas Too!
The Passion of Paso - Wines of Paso Robles!
Monster Reds Around The World!

Kimberly Charles, Adam LaZarre
Kimberly Charles, Adam LaZarre
Kimberly Charles, Adam LaZarre

Setp. 6, Sun

2:00
4:00
6:00

Wines of the Central Coast!
Mediterranean Wine Cruise – Greece, France, Spain, Italy & Turkey!
Bonjour - Wines of France!

Adam LaZarre
Chris Braun
Chris Braun

Sept. 7, Mon

2:00
4:00
6:00

Historical Wines of Northern Italy – Piemonte, Lombardia & Veneto!
Tuscany & All Things Sangiovese!
Big & Bold – An Italian Red Wine Extravaganza!

Andrea Torelli-Lesky
Andrea Torelli-Lesky
Andrea Torelli-Lesky

Sept. 9, Wed

7:00

Forgive Me, I have Zinned - California Zinfandels!

Chuck Keagle, Don Galleano

Sept. 10, Thurs

7:00

Sonoma Valley – Incredible Diversity – Great Wines!

Michael Jordan, MS

Sept. 11, Fri

7:00

Born To Rhone - Rhone Varietals of France & the New World!

Margie Jones, Keith Mabry


Sept. 12, Sat

2:00
4:00
6:00

Bubbles From All Over The World!
California Dreaming - Pinot Noir from California!
“Taste Like A Master - Blind Tasting”!

Michael Jordan, MS
Michael Jordan, MS
Michael Jordan, MS

Sept. 13, Sun

2:00
4:00
6:00

Wines You’d Never Order, BUT YOU SHOULD!
Wines of Napa Valley!
Essence of Flavor – Flavors of The Farm & Flavors of Wine!

Paul Wagner
Paul Wagner
ME Cole, Don DeLano, Margie Jones

Sept. 16, Wed

7:00

Simple Wine & Food Pairing!

Joy Cushing

Sept. 17, Thur

7:00

Old Vines, Good Times – Wines of Lodi!

Greg Burns, Spreti Valente

Sept. 18, Fri

7:00

Gold Medal Wine From Coast to Coast!

Ann Miller, Jim Trezise

Sept. 19, Sat

2:00
4:00
6:00

A Rainbow of Rieslings!
Wine, Cheese & Chocolate!
Story Telling – The Story Behind the Wine!

Ann Miller, Jim Trezise
Ann Miller, Jim Trezise
Scott MacConnell


Sept. 20, Sun

2:00
4:00
6:00

Pinot Envy (Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir)!
Cabernet, Merlot, Malbec & More!
Wine, Cheese & Chocolate!

Shelby Ledgerwood
Shelby Ledgerwood
Shawn Richcreek

Sept. 23, Wed

7:00

Wines of Argentina & Empanadas Too!

Stacie Hunt

Sept. 24, Thurs

7:00

Award Winning Wines of Southern California & Baja Too!

Stacie Hunt, Chuck Keagle

Sept. 25, Fri

7:00

You Had Me At Merlot!

Scott MacConnell

Sept. 26, Sat

2:00
4:00
6:00

Great Wine & Cheese Pairings from Around The World!
Wines of Bordeaux – Red, White, Pink & Sweet!
Gold Medal Winning Saké!

Mark Newman
Mark Newman
Toshio Ueno

Sept. 27, Sun

2:00
4:00
6:00

Old World Wines vs New World Wines!
Turning Your Wine World Upside Down!
Passport Party **

 

** Passport Party – Invitation ONLY – Must have completed 6 Wine Classes (6 Stamps) in LACF Wine Passport

Rene Chazottes, Joy Cushing
John Gorman
Margie Jones

 

 

2015 Competition Dates:
May 13-14, 2015