* Asheville Wine Focus Group presented by Asheville School of Wine @MetroWines:
First Wednesday of Every Month, one of our distributors will present and discuss their wines. The first 10 customers who reserve a seat at the Tasting Table will taste and offer their opinons on whether the wine should be carried in the shop and the shelf price. There is no charge for the event. We value your advice! Follow our progress and join the conversation HERE.
Barolo & Barbera Tasting and Class
Tuesday, September 19th from 5:30-6:30
Learn about the famous wines and geography of Piemonte, one of Italy's most varied and famous regions. What are the differences between Barolo, Barbera and Barbaresco? Find out in our class, and then listen to Valentina Abbona of Marchesi di Barolo explain what it's like to make wine in Piedmont live via Skype!
Class includes tasting of Barolo and Barbera, presentation and paired cheeses. $20
Red Blend Class and Tasting
Thursday, October 12th from 5:30-6:30
From classic Bordeaux blends, to the Rhone, to the modern day Zinfandel blends coming out of California, learn about red blends from all over the world. Are blends better or worse than single varietals?
Class includes tasting of red blends and presentation. $20
The Dark Side of Wine
Thursday, October 26th from 5:30-6:30
Do you know what is in the wine you are drinking? Just grapes, or something far more sinister? Find out the secret ingredients that some wineries add to their wine. This class may get a little spooky!
Class includes wine to taste and presentation. $20
Buy classes here! https://www.metrowinesasheville.com/store/special-events/