Blind Wine Tasting: Professional Tasting Techniques
Ticket Price: $75
Wednesday, Jun 5 6:30 PM

Blind tasting is not a trick—it's a skill that can be learned and practiced by anyone. Get insight into the sensory evaluation of wine and learn how to taste wine like a sommelier. If you ever wanted to be able to identify a wine without seeing the label—or, more importantly, the price tag—this class is for you.

Classes are 2 hours long, including a Q&A session with Astor Center Instructor Vitalii Dascaliuc.

What you can expect:

  • 6 Tasting pours of different wines
  • Palate-cleansing bread & cheese
  • A 20% discount on all wines tasted to use in-store after class

What you will learn:

  • The principle techniques used for blind tastings
  • What a tasting grid is and how to use it
  • How to evaluate wine through smell, taste, and visual clues
  • What blind tasting can tell you about your palate

Level: Beginner
Style: Guided Tasting
Food Served: Bread & Cheese
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What people are saying about Astor Center:

“Astor Center is best place in New York to learn about wine. I’ve attended a dozen classes and I'll likely attend a dozen more.”