01 All-Day Master-Level Advanced Bourgogne Training in Miami May 16 – Eric Hemer

Don’t wait! Space is still available to participate in all-day session designed to quickly review the basics and then dive into an in-depth study of the Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune with extensive tastings of Premier and Grand Cru wines to reinforce the lessons learned presented by Don Kinnan, CWE, Lead Instructor for the French Wine Society’s
Bourgogne Master-Level Program and Eric Hemer MS, MW, Senior Vice-President, Director of Wine Education for Southern Wine & Spirits of America. A “certificate of proficiency” will be provided upon successful completion of a short test. Choose from two registration options. Check out the complete list of wines to be tasted and schedule of class.

http://www.frenchwinesociety.org/en/shop/19-bourgogne-master-level-program/81-bourgogne-advanced-training-day-miami?vmcchk=1

02 Checking Restaurant Wine Lists at Absinthe, Hayes Valley, San Francisco – Alan Goldfarb

Alan Goldfarb, Wine Journalist, Media Relations Consultant, based out of San Francisco and Oakland, blogs for Tablehopper on how to navigate a wine list. We talk about his recent column dedicated to San Francisco’s Absinthe restaurant and adjoining Arlequin wine shop in Hayes Valley… a wine geek’s dream!

http://www.tablehopper.com/wino/checking-lists-a-critical-look-at-restaurant-wine-by-alan-goldfarb-absinthe/

03 9th Annual LA WineFest—An Exploration of Taste May 31st & June 1st, Raleigh Studios, Hollywood – Sara Fisher Chapin

The LAWineFest is proud to be in its ninth successful year. This popular event blazed a trail in Los Angeles to bring wine and people together in a fun, inviting and accessible way. Now a local institution, they’re known to reliably deliver a sun-kissed event that balances fun, exploration and education. Their goal is to help people explore their taste in a festive environment. Their unofficial motto: “Drink what you like; Like what you drink!” Sara Fisher Chapin oversees Program Development, Sponsorships, and Strategic Relations. VinVillage.com and VinVillageRadio has exclusive members only pricing!
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04 The Cheese Impresario Partners With Rosenthal—The Malibu Estate and Wisconsin Cheese Artisan – Barrie Lynn

Barrie Lynn, The Cheese Impresario, has curated a stunning selection of cheeses handcrafted by the artisan cheesemakers of Wisconsin, which will be paired with wines that bring out their best. She will share how to put a winning cheese board together, what condiments make a delicious bridge to the wines, and what wines go best with which cheeses. This will be a delectable experience you can recreate at home when entertaining friends and family. VinVillage.com and VinVillageRadio has exclusive members only pricing!
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Eric Hemer
Alan Goldfarb
Sara Fisher Chapin
Barrie Lynn