Cork Wine Bar, West Village’s state-of-the-art wine bar and retail boutique, is proud to announce that after the success of its popular Wine 101 series, they will offer two new courses for wine lovers starting this April.
Taught by owners Stephanie and Jeff Rennells, Cork’s Fundamentals of Wine Series will focus on basic wine varieties and regions, how to identify what you smell and taste, how to spot common defects in wine, how to select wine from a menu when dining out, how to read a wine label and the basics of how wine is made. Registration for the Fundamentals of Wine Series is $115. To register, please visit www.corkwines.com/cork-shop. Cork Wine Bar is located at 3636 McKinney Avenue, Suite 170, Dallas, Texas 75204.
About the Fundamentals of Wine Series:
Wine 101 – The Basics – April 2
Let’s start with the basics. This class focuses on basic wine varieties and regions, how to identify what you smell and taste, how to select wine from a menu when dining out, how to read a wine label, the basics of how wine is made and more.
Wine 201 – Beyond the Basics – April 16
You’ve got the basics, now you’re ready to build your wine knowledge and tasting skills. In this class, we’ll focus on territories and regions while also focusing on sensory recognition and palate building in wine. We’ll examine the wide array of aromas and flavors found in classic wine varieties. After honing our identification skills, we’ll explore the grape growing and winemaking techniques that impact these components. Cork’s wine experts will help you enhance your ability to analyze and talk about wine. You’ll learn not just the how, but the why behind what we experience and enjoy in each glass.
Wine 301 – The Next Level – April 30
Take your wine knowledge to the next level! This class will focus on identifying a wines structure and balance. You’ll learn how to pick out acid, tannins, sweetness, oak, and aging from a sip of wine, and use that information to figure out the grapes in the blend, and the region it comes from. We’ll also cover common wine flaws like cork taint, bacteria, and oxidation. We’ll teach you how to explore and use your senses to detect subtle notes in a wine and be able to describe them like a true wine connoisseur.
About Cork Wine Bar
Located in Dallas’ Upscale West Village Neighborhood, Cork Wine Bar is the ideal place to enjoy a glass of wine with friends and family. State-of-the-art computer touchscreens and pour system gives customers the opportunity to enjoy a glass of wine from one of 48 different wine options, which vary monthly. This innovative concept allows wine lovers and aspiring wine drinkers alike to experience wine from a one ounce tasting to a full six ounce glass. Cork also features over 350 wines in its impressive retail shop, as well as an extensive selection of craft beer, cheeses, dips and desserts to pair with your wine of choice. For more information on Cork Wine Bar, its regular free tasting and pairing events, the Fundamentals of Wine Series, or to book a private event, please visit http://www.corkwines.com.