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Allerton Park & Retreat Center

Wines of the World (Full Series)

with Mike Lee


Wines of the World

Led by: Mike Lee

Wednesdays: March 20, 27; April 3, 10


Allerton Mansion Solarium

Registration Deadline: March 13, 2024, and one week prior to each subsequent class

Skill level: Beginner

Registration fee: $60/class OR $150/series


Course Description:

Renowned wine educator and television personality Mike Lee offers a delightful and delectable wine class, where he takes students on an enchanting journey through the vineyards of France, Italy, and Spain. With a wealth of knowledge and passion for introducing students to tasting, talking, and understanding wine, Mike's engaging style immerses students in the Old World. Mike's class is for beginners and wine lovers alike, from the refined elegance of Bordeaux to the inspiring hills of Tuscany and the bold flavors of Rioja.


Class 1. Intro to Wine: Tasting and Talking about Wine

Class 2. France: Discovering Bordeaux

Class 3. Italy: Journey to Tuscany

Class 4. Spain: Ride into Rioja


Each class will include tastings of 5-6 wines. Must be 21+ to participate.


About the Instructor:

Mike Lee is an accomplished wine, spirits, and beer educator with over 8+ years in the alcohol industry. Having achieved the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (London) Certified Educator achievement in Wine, Lee is certified to teach levels 1 and 2 internationally. With experience with class sizes large and small, he is known for his ability to adapt to any learning environment with excellent facilitation skills.

Payment plan available: $100 deposit plus 1 payment of $50.00, paid every four weeks.
  • Mar 20th, 2024
    Wed for 4 weeks from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

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