Select Wine Appellations — Wines of the Rhone (March 6, 2015)

SELECT WINE APPELATIONS This popular series will take us to the Rhone Valley, France, Piedmont Italy, Chile  and Argentina. Each of the two hour sessions will focus on a specific region and its wine- grape growing. Climate, soil chemistry, sunlight, water and other factors that contribute to the defining terroir for each varietal will be discussed. Tastings of hand picked wines will illustrate the lectures. It is hoped that you will come away with a better understanding of wines that you have been drinking. Presenter:    Dr. Alvin Glasky has taught wine education classes in the UCI Extension Wine Certification program (Wines of the World). He has broad expertise in the field and is passionate about making it fun and easy to understand. Friday, March 6, 2015: Wines of the Rhone Friday, March 13, 2015: Wines from Piedmont, Italy Friday, March 20, 2015: Wines from Chile and Argentina Developers: Phil Friedel and Molly White Event size: Minimum 20, Maximum 40 Cost: SE 53: $60 for all three sessions of wine tasting Class Presentations: 

Rhone Wines

Argentina and Chile

Individual sessions: SE 54: $25 for March 6 only, Wines of the Rhone SE 55: $25 for March 13 only, Wines from Piedmont, Italy SE 56: $25 for March 20 only, Wines from Chile and Argentina NOTE: You may sign up for all three sessions (SE 53) or an individual session. Please bring two wine glasses to each session. OLLI will provide wine and snacks. Dates/Time: Fridays, March 6, 13, 20 1:00 – 3:00 PM Location: Woodbridge Onken Classroom

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