The wines of Bordeaux are some of the most sought-after wines collected in the world. The red wines are the style model for every single varietal Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, as well as many proprietary red blends—produced throughout the world. Wine Director Brooke Sabel will break it all down as you taste through six wines and get you anxious to start your own collection.
Basic Wine Education: Portugal
Sunday, August 7th
2:00 - 3:30pm
If you love Spanish wines, you need to look over the border to see what amazing wines are coming out of Portugal now. From the crisp, fresh and mineral whites to the spicy, big, and bold reds these wines are proving to both food-friendly and value-driven. Taste through four wines with Wine Director Brooke Sabel and see for yourself.
Advanced Wine Education: Focus on Grenache
Sunday, August 14th
1:00 - 3:30pm
Grenache is one of the world’s most widely planted red wine grape varieties. A versatile grape, it can produce lovely Rosé, delightful, light red wine or big, long-aging reds. It works well as a stand alone varietal but is equally at home in blends. There is a current resurgence of critics claiming it to be the ‘new pinot noir’. Savor six worldly examples while you decide for yourself.
Walk Around Wine Tasting: Wines of the United States
Saturday, August 20th
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Wine has been made in The United States for the past 400 years, but it is only in the last 40 that it really began to earn respect on a global scale. Today, wine production is in all fifty states, with California producing 89 percent of all US wine.
Come and taste wines from coast to coast while you savor a patriotic lunch buffet prepared by the Chefs at Ninety Acres.