Wine Essentials: History, Pairing, and Secrets

CRN: 
30011
Course Dates: 
June 15, 22, 29, July 6, 13, 20, 2015
Times: 
2-4 p.m.
Instructor(s): 
Andy Hale and John Kerr
Course Catalogs: 
2015 Summer

Location:  Metro Wines, 169 Charlotte Street, Asheville

This course is about wine essentials: its history, pairings, and secrets.  Make wine more fun and enjoyable by learning simple guidelines used daily by the experts.  In this course, you will learn about: wine history and vintner techniques and how they affect what’s in your glass; major regions and grapes to learn which wines you like best and why; and wine flavor components and how to pair wine with any meal. These wine secrets will make any wine taste better. This course will be taught at Metro Wines, 169 Charlotte Street.  Course fee: $72, payable to the instructors at the first class.

Andy Hale (andy@metrowinesasheville.com) joined Metro Wines to combine John Kerrhis expertise in wine and teaching.   Andy was a sommelier at Jasmine Porch and the Ocean Room on Kiawah Island.  He began his teaching career at Appalachian State University.  John Kerr (john@metrowinesasheville.com) grew up in wine country, and moved his wine business to Asheville in 2013.  John has taught classes on wine and finance for over twenty years.