Wines of Burgundy
Ticket Price: $79
Tuesday, Oct 9 6:30 PM

From structured, silky Chardonnay to earthy, elegant Pinot Noir—the wines of Burgundy have a particularly lush reputation. This class spends the evening demystify the story of this dynamic and historic region. You’ll learn about the appellation system, viniculture, soil types, and how to choose your perfect bottle of Burgundy.

Classes are 2 hours long, including a Q&A session with Astor Center Instructor Nancy Kent Collie.

What you can expect:

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

What you will learn:

  • The history and culture of this remarkable region of wine production
  • What makes grapes thrive in Burgundy
  • The methods of viniculture and production that lead to the unmistakable expression of terroir in the bottle
  • How the “Grand Cru” system works
  • How to seek out Burgundy on a budget

Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Style: Tasting + Discussion
Food Served: Bread & Cheese
Good for: Wine Enthusiasts, Date Night, Fun with Friends

What people are saying about Astor Center:

“This was likely my fifth class at Astor. The instructors are professionals, the facility is first-rate, and the experience is always exceptional.”