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Introduction to Wine 

Sunday, September 7, 2014 – Sunday October 12th 2014

Sommelier Arnie Millan presents the Introduction to Wine Class series beginning Sunday,September 7th, until October 12th.. The program of six classes is scheduled every Sunday from 3:00 until 5:30 p.m. at Wine World & Spirits at 400 N.E. 45th Street (98105), just of I-5 and the 45th Street exit.

Free parking is available in Wine World’s lot on the North end of our building.

For inquiries or gift certificates, please contact Arnie Millan at arniem@wineworldspirits.com.

The classes include thorough tastings of 8 wines during each class and will be offered for $39 per class or $225 for all six sessions. **Sorry, but No discounts to Explorers Club or Living Social Vouchers may be applied to these classes.

Introduction to Wine Classes – Class 1: Grapes, Viticulture and Winemaking 9-7-14

We will learn a glossary of important wine terms, discuss the major international grape varieties as well as the basics of viticulture and winemaking. To register for this class, click here.

Intro Tour of Spain 9-14-14

Spain’s wine history is the oldest in Europe and its wine regions reveal a wealth of indigenous grapes far beyond the famous Tempranillo. Explore Spain’s dynamic and exciting wine scene

A Survey of Italy 9-21-14

Italy is one of the world’s greatest wine regions with an unbelievable treasure trove of terrific indigenous grape varieties. We will cover all 19 wine regions and taste 8 delicious wines made from native grapes.

A Tour of France 9-28-14

France is the touchstone for fine wine, the Benchmark by which quality wine is judged.  We will de-mystify and explain all the major regions including Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Alsace and the Rhone Valley. We will taste 8 delicious wines made from native grapes.

New World Wines 10-5-14

If Europe is called  the “old world”, then this class covers everything else including the U.S, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, India, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and China. Whew! We will taste 8 delicious wines from these regions.

Wine/Food pairing, Germany/Austria 10-12-14

Germany and Austria make some of the planet’s finest wines but few are aware of this. This class will definitely change your perception of these wines. The second half of the class focuses on food and wine pairing with a handout detailing Arnie’s Rules of Food and Wine Pairing.

Wines of Burgundy
October 19th & 26th


Ancient Wine
November 9th


Champagne & Caviar
November 16th


December 1st


December 7th & 14th


Introduction to Wine 2015
January 4th to February 15th