The Farms: Wines of the World

Skill Level: Beginner

Take part in a delicious series with an international flavor at Wines of the World from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays between March 20 and April 10 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. You must be at least 21 years old to participate.

$150/person for the series or $60/session (ages 21+). Register here. by March 13 or one week prior to each subsequent class*. All sales are final.

If you will need disability-related accommodations in order to participate, please email

*Individual class links:
March 20: Intro to Wine – Tasting and Talking about Wine
March 27:  France – Discovering Bordeaux
April 3: Italy – Journey to Tuscany
April 10: Spain – Ride into Rioja

About the instructor

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

About The Farms

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

See the complete winter class schedule here.


Mar 20 2024


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Mar 20 2024
  • Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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