Wine Tasting 101: Vino Vocab
Ticket Price: $79
Thursday, Jul 25 6:30 PM

Are you tasting oak on that wine? How do you differentiate between tannins and acidity? What does “dry” really mean? In this class, you’ll calibrate your palate so you can identify wine's structural elements. You’ll learn how to put words to what you're tasting and better describe your favorite wines.

Classes are 2 hours long, including a Q&A session with Astor Center Instructor Sarah Sutel Looper.

What you can expect:

Are you tasting oak on that wine? How do you differentiate between tannins and acidity? What does “dry” really mean? In this class, you’ll calibrate your palate so you can identify wine's structural elements. You’ll learn how to put words to what you're tasting and better describe your favorite wines.

Classes are 2 hours long, including a Q&A session with Astor Center Instructor Sarah Sutel Looper.

What you can expect:

  • 6 Examples of neutral wine featuring different structural elements
  • 4 Tasting pours of wines that showcase these elements
  • Palate-cleansing bread & cheese
  • A 20% discount on all wines tasted to use in-store after class

What you will learn:

  • Wine’s different structural components
  • How to identify levels of acidity, alcohol, residual sugar, oak, and tannin
  • How to describe what you’re tasting and your wine preferences
  • Considerations for pairing the right wines with dishes

Level: Beginner
Style: Guided Wine Tasting
Food Served: Bread & Cheese
Good for: Wine event NYC, Wine tasting with food, NYC events

What people are saying about Astor Center:

“Great class, I always have so much fun and learn so much when I take these!”