What to expect

Tasting 6 different sparkling wines
Light Bites by Chef Bernard Casavant
1 bottle of premium sparkling wine to take home

Wine Education with Sommelier Mia Papadopoulos

Indulge in the decadence and luxury of Champagne style sparkling wines in this wine education class with Mia in our demonstration theater at Lakehouse Kitchens. You’ll discover crisp, full flavored and refreshing examples of the Okanagan's best kept secret while enjoying the cuisine of Chef Bernard Casavant.

Our sommelier, Mia, will guide you through the nuances of different sparkling wines and educate you how to pair them with a range of appetizers, canapes and plated dinners. You'll discover how the effervescence of Champagne, Prosecco, Cava, and other sparkling wines can complement or contrast with the flavors and textures of various bites, creating delightful sensations on your palate.

During the class, you'll sample a variety of Okanagan and International sparkling wines and learn about their history, production, and cultural significance.

Whether you're a novice or an experienced wine connoisseur, this class will broaden your horizons and give you a new perspective on the magic of bubbles and bites. Join us for an unforgettable evening of education, entertainment, and enjoyment.

Skills covered
1. Wine regions: Understanding the major wine regions of the world and their unique characteristics, including the climate, soil, and grape varieties grown in each region.

2. Wine tasting: Learning how to taste wine, including the basics of wine tasting, such as how to evaluate the color, aroma, and taste of different types of wine.

3. Grape varietals: Understanding the characteristics of different grape varietals, such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Sauvignon Blanc.

4. Winemaking process: Understanding the process of winemaking, including the stages of fermentation, aging, and bottling.

5. Wine storage: Understanding the basics of wine storage, including the ideal temperature, humidity, and lighting conditions for different types of wine.

6. Wine service: Learning how to properly open, decant, and serve wine.

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