Loire Valley Wines: Discoveries from the Astor Cellar

Thursday, May 31st, 6:30 PM – Click here for tickets!

In this class, Astor Wines & Spirits President Andy Fisher shines a light on one of the most fascinating French wine regions: The Loire Valley. You’ll taste through a flight of extraordinary Loire selections—from Anjou and Sancerre to Saumur and Touraine—while exploring the grapes, growers, and winemaking techniques behind each wine.

Classes are 2 hours long, including a Q&A session with Andy Fisher.

What you can expect:

1  Welcome glass of wine
6 Tasting pours of wines from the Loire Valley
A small tasting plate for mix and match wine pairings

What you will learn:

• The different style of wine the Loire Valley has to offer
• The concept of “terroir” and how it affects the wines of the Loire
• Stories and history behind artisan producers in this wine region
• Insight into the small-production and biodynamic methods used in the Loire

Level: Beginner – Beyond Basics
Style: Guided Wine Tasting
Food Served: Small Tasting Plate
Good for: Wine Enthusiasts, Wine Curious, French Wine Lover, Fun with Friends

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What people are saying about this instructor:
“I enjoyed the class and learned exactly what I had hoped to learn. Our instructor was great at sharing his knowledge. I enjoyed the wines he picked, the flow of the lecture, plus his humor was a great bonus.”