West Coast Wines
Ticket Price: $85
Wednesday, Oct 9 6:30 PM

Join AWS wine buyer Laura Atbashian for a tour of West Coast wines. We’ll visit famous regions from California, Oregon, and Washington—along the way tasting iconic wines from historic producers and innovative styles from new producers challenging the status quo. Find out how these regions came to fame and why, now more than ever, the West Coast has so many incredible wines to offer.

Classes are 2 hours long, including a Q&A session with Astor Wines buyer Laura Atbashian.

What you can expect:

  • 1 Welcome wine
  • 6 Tasting pours of wines from across the West Coast
  • Palate-cleansing bread & cheese
  • A 20% discount on all wines tasted to use in-store after class

What you will learn:

  • The climate, geography, and vineyards of California, Oregon, and Washington
  • The common grape varieties and wine styles of the American West Coast
  • A survey of classic and new styles, from historic producers and exciting new winemakers
  • The limitations of wine scores and why you should look past points

Level: Beginner
Style: Guided Tasting
Food Served: Bread & Cheese
Good for: Wine classes, California wine tasting, Oregon wines, American wine tasting

What people are saying about Astor Center:

“Very classy operation. The room is beautiful and well organized. Instructors are friendly and welcoming and going downstairs to the store after class is such a wonderful added benefit. Loved it all!”