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Discover the World of Cabernet

Due to its consistency, depth of flavor, and ability to develop complex flavors over time, Cabernet Sauvignon is planted more than any other quality wine grape in the world. Although its home is Bordeaux, it is very successful in much hotter areas of the world. You will taste Cabernet...
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An Introduction to Wine

New to the sensory pleasures of wine? Wish the names on a wine list meant something? Trying to find work in an upscale restaurant, but don’t know how to pour or suggest food pairings? Join us as we engage all our senses in learning about the major styles of...
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A Walk Through the Wine Store

Explore the wine store under the guidance of an expert. In this fun, casual, group environment, learn how to navigate the different sections to find that perfect bottle of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, or something new and obscure. Get to know the state wine store formats, when to find the...
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Osher Wine Dinner at City Creek Harmons

Membership in the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is required to register for Osher classes. Follow the Membership link HERE to learn more about membership. Enjoy a five course culinary experience as you learn about food trends from Portland, OR and surrounding areas and appropriate wine pairings from the Willamette Valley....
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Palette to Palate: European Art and Wine

Experience Europe from palette to palate through an evening of art, wine, and culture. We will begin by exploring the continent’s artistic palette through a guided tour of six artworks in the Utah Museum of Fine Arts permanent collection by curator Luke Kelly. The tasting portion of the evening...
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Discover the World of Syrah

Once thought to be from a village in Persia called Shiraz, Syrah’s proven ancient birthplace is the Northern Rhone of eastern France. As a single variety and a blended partner with Grenache and Mourvedre, Syrah has become the favorite of Australia, California, and Italy as well as the south...
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Discover the World of Zinfandel

For a grape that has traveled from Hungary, to Italy and California, this grape has taken center stage in many places, all with a different alias! From Primitivo in Italy to some of the oldest vines in the world, we will taste six of the best, from well known...
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