The Farms: Wines of the World

Experience Level: Beginner

Take part in a delicious series with an international flavor at Wines of the World on Wednesdays, Sept. 25, Oct. 16, Nov. 20 and Dec. 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Mansion Solarium.

Renowned wine educator and television personality Mike Lee will lead this 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. Each class will include tastings of 5 to 6 wines.

$200/person for the entire series* or $60/class (Ages 21+). Register by Sept. 18 or one week before each class. All sales are final.

Registration links:
Sept. 25
Oct. 16
Nov. 20
Dec. 4

*Sign up for all four classes individually and use the promo code “WINE40” to get $40 off at checkout

Learn more about the space where your course will take place here. If you will need disability-related accommodations to participate, please email Olivia Bunting at owarren@illinois.edu.

About the Instructor

Mike Lee is an accomplished wine, spirits, and beer educator with 9+ 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.

About The Farms

The Farms: An Allerton Folk School, offers classes, workshops, and gatherings focusing on art, health & wellness, history, nature & outdoor education, or science. All experiences value hands-on, experiential teaching and learning, and are facilitated by and for the members of the community.

See the complete Fall Session schedule here.

Date

Sep 25 2024

Time

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Sep 25 2024
  • Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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