South African Wine Workshop
Ticket Price: $69
Thursday, Mar 12 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
  • A 20% discount on all wines tasted to use in-store after class

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 to Intermediate
Style: Lecture + Tasting
Food Served: Bread & Cheese
Good for: Wine class NYC, unique events NYC, wine tasting with food

What people are saying about Astor Center:

“Great night, great experience—Astor Center is a wonderful place to take your wine knowledge to another level.”