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UTK Community Cooking Classes and Wine Education

Wine 101 Series. In this 4 class series you will broaden your knowledge about major wine producing regions of the world, learning about the grape variety characteristics, and the most popular types of wines in each country; why those plants grow best there. We’ll break down the basics; how to taste, serve, store and more.

Country Specific hors d’oeuvres will be served buffet style.

Must email Marcia at for your discount.

Attend all 4 classes and receive the 4th class for 50% off. Class size limited to 25 participants who will walk away with a wealth of knowledge, and experience varietal representations of each major wine growing region.

NOTE: Attend remaining 3 classes and receive a 20% discount on your last class.

Tuesday January 8, 6:00-8:30 p.m.
South American Wines, presented by Beverage Control, Wine Instructor: Jason Drotar

Tuesday, January 15, 6:00-8:30 p.m.
French Wines presented by Beverage Control, Wine Instructor Jason Drotar, Blackberry Farm.

Tuesday, January 22, 6:00-8:30 p.m.
California Wines presented by Jennifer Benedict with The E&J Gallo Winery and Lee Payette, Beverage Control

Tuesday, January 29, 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Italian Wines presented by Don Allen, SE Director with Banville Wine Merchants & Lee Payette, Beverage Control

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 6:00pm to 8:30pm

UT Culinary Institute and Creamery, Former UT Visitor's Center
2712 Neyland Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996

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$50.00 in advance

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Terri Geiser

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