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Silver Thread Wine Sleuth-virtual tasting class

Our interactive three-week Wine Sleuth program will help you fine-tune your tasting skills.  Using sensory analysis, you will learn to determine grape varieties, winemaking techniques, and how climate and weather impact a vintage. The class will feature in-depth guided evaluation of two wines per week, plus a vineyard tour to explain how weather conditions might impact this year’s vintage.

Silver Thread Wine Sleuth is appropriate for intermediate and experienced tasters, but will not be over the heads of enthusiastic beginners.  Class instructors are Silver Thread owner-winemakers Paul and Shannon Brock, who are experienced and certified wine educators.  Order by Monday, May 3, 2021 to receive your wines before the start of class.

This class will take place on Zoom, so that participants can interact directly with instructors and other students.  Full color notes for each session are included with the wine 6-pack.

Participants who register for the course and join all three tastings on Zoom will earn a “Silver Thread Wine Sleuth” award.

  • Session 1: How to determine Fermentation and Aging Techniques- May 7, 2021, 6:00-7:30, featuring Dry Riesling 2020 and Chardonnay 2017
  • Session 2: Analyzing Structure of White Wines: Aromatics, Acidity and Balance May 14, 2021, 6:00-7:30pm, featuring Riesling Doyle Fournier Vineyard 2019 and Gewurztraminer 2020
  • Session 3: Analyzing the Structure of Red Wines: Body, Extraction and Balance May 21, 6:00-7:30pm, featuring Pinot Noir 2018 and Good Earth Red 2020

Receive this discounted six-pack of wines shipped to you, or pick up at the winery.  Can’t make it to all of the virtual tastings?  Video of the sessions will be emailed to all registrants.

Buy the pack here.

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May 21 2021


6:00 am - 7:30 pm

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