Sparkling Wines for Every Occasion
Ticket Price: $79
Friday, Nov 30 6:30 PM

Let’s face it: sparkling wines are the best. They’re versatile, delicious, and dynamic with food and on their own. If you love sparkling, it’s such a treat to explore bubbly beyond Champagne for celebrations and food pairings. In this interactive tasting seminar, we’ll savor sparkling wines from all over the world, learn how to identify different styles, and compare methods of production. We’ll also discuss pairings and how to pick top sparklers for every budget.

Classes are 2 hours long, including a Q&A session with Astor Center Instructor Tess Rose Lampert.

What you can expect:

  • 1 Welcome sparkling wine
  • 6 Tasting pours of sparkling wine
  • Palate-cleansing bread & cheese

What you will learn:

  • Basic tasting method for sparkling wines
  • The difference between sparkling wine styles
  • How to identify techniques used in making sparkling wines and how they affect the final product
  • How to select the appropriate sparkling wine for celebratory and everyday occasions, including food pairings

Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Style: Tasting + Discussion
Food Served: Bread & Cheese
Good for: Wine Curious, Fun with Friends, Food Pairing Education

What people are saying about this instructor:

“If there were a score higher than 10 Tess would have it. Her knowledge, approachability, and passion for the subject she’s teaching keep you craving more.”


Check out some sparkling alternatives with our
head wine buyer, Lorena Ascencios: