Meet the Winemaker: Wolffer Estate
Ticket Price: $50
Thursday, Jan 31 6:30 PM

One of the most planted grape varieties in the world, Chardonnay is prized by winemakers for its ability to embody a region’s terroir. Wölffer Estate Vineyard’s Roman Roth uses high-quality Chardonnay to produce a wide range of elegant and age-worthy wines that show the boundless expressions from this single varietal. In this interactive tasting seminar, we’ll highlight the dynamic nature of this often typecast grape and learn about its role in creating incredible wines—and even great spirits, as well! We’ll explore different production methods and pairing suggestions while tasting through Wölffer Estate’s favorite Chardonnays.

This class is 1.5 hours long, including a Q&A session with Wölffer Estate Winemaker Roman Roth.

What you can expect:

  • 1 Welcome wine
  • 5 Tasting pours of Wölffer Estate Chardonnays
  • Palate-cleansing bread & cheese

What you will learn:

  • Overview of Chardonnay and top producing regions around the world
  • Why Chardonnay is such a dynamic varietal
  • How different production techniques can influence the flavors and aromas of Chardonnay
  • How to pair different Chardonnays with food

Level: Intermediate
Style: Tasting + Discussion
Food Served: Bread & Cheese
Good for: Wine Curious, Food Pairing Education, Date Night, New York State Wines

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