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Learn the Art and Science of Wine at Lake Michigan College

January 22, 2014

BENTON TOWNSHIP, MI – Lake Michigan College offers three wine appreciation courses this spring semester taught by Ruth Ryberg, Certified Sommelier and owner of a wine consulting and education business, Don’t Whine Do Wine.

 

Wines of the Veneto
Ruth Ryberg will present a tour of the Veneto, a region of Italy, by swirling, sniffing and tasting its wines. Participants will sample five wines from the region, including white and red, world famous and lesser known varietals, from Prosecco to Amarone.

Date:                Thursday, January 30
Time:                6—7:30 p.m.
Place:               Napier Avenue Campus
Room:               D-116 (Planetarium)
Cost:                 $49

Wine 101
Wine 101 is a six-week course designed for anyone who wants to learn about wine. Whether novice wine taster, winery employee, or casual wine drinker, this introduction to the world of wine will help students decipher wine labels, understand varietal differences, and grasp grape geography. The course concludes with a wine tasting. Must be 21. No discounts.

Date:                Thursdays, February 13—March 20
Time:                6 – 7:30 p.m.
Place:               Napier Avenue Campus
Room:               D-116 (Planetarium)
Cost:                 $89

                       

Wines of the Piedmont
The Piedmont region of Italy is the subject of this evening course, also presented by Ryberg. Five samples of wine from the region will be presented, including Moscato d’Asti and Barolo.

Date:                Thursday, April 10
Time:                6—7:30 p.m.
Place:               Napier Avenue Campus
Room:               D-116 (Planetarium)
Cost:                 $49

 

To learn more about community education classes for the spring semester, contact 1-800-252-1562 ext. 7502 or visit www.lakemichigancollege.edu/ce.

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