South African Wine Workshop
Ticket Price: $79
Monday, May 7 6:30 PM

Explore the rich history of South African wines and viticulture—from the earliest settlements to the recent wave of young winemakers coming onto the scene. We’ll taste our way through the different regions in the Western Cape and discover how these world-class wines are produced.

Classes are 2 hours long, including a Q&A with Astor Center Instructor, Zaan Eksteen.

What you can expect:

  • 1 Welcome wine
  • 6 Tasting pours of South African Wines
  • Palate-cleansing bread and cheese

What you will learn:

  • The history of viticulture in South Africa and its ties to colonization
  • How and why South African grape varietals became popular
  • An exploration of the landscape and climates of the Western Cape
  • A comparison of South African winemaking and its European roots

Level: Beginner – Intermediate Imbibing
Style: Guided Wine Tasting Class
Food Served: Bread & Cheese
Good for: Wine Enthusiasts, Wine Curious, Fun with Friends