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Sweet and Fortified Wines of the World (Materials for Pick-Up)

Indulge in the divine flavors of classic dessert wines from around the globe. Uncover the secrets behind the sweet and fortified wines that have captured the hearts of wine connoisseurs. Expand your palate and enhance your tasting skills with this must-attend workshop.

  • Level All levels
  • Age 21 and older
  • Price $135
  • Location Online

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Class Description

Description

What you'll learn in this wine tasting class:

Nectar of the Gods

Sweet white wine used to greatly outnumber dry reds among the revered wines of the world. Return to sweetness, learning about the classic dessert wines of the world, other homes, various production methods, and styles.

Discover through a guided tasting how it varies based on climate, soils and traditions in various international regions. Despite the differences you will find common threads. This class is a must for Dessert Wine lovers and those seeking to improve their wine tasting skills and knowledge.

This workshop may be taken on its own or as part of the World Varietal Series and includes a tasting of 5-6 wines.

This workshop may be taken as part of our Wine with Style series or individually a la carté. Your workshop fees can be applied to the cost of the full series if you would like to continue on.

Pickup Options:

Please note that due to storage constraints and concern for the freshness of your wine, your tasting kits may be discarded if they have not been retrieved 2 weeks after your class.

Pickup at SFWS

Pickups are free of charge. Your wine may be collected during regular office hours are M-F 10-5 and by appointment. You may schedule your pick up by emailing [email protected] so we can have your wine ready for you.

Courier

You may hire a courier service like Roadie to pick-up your wine and deliver it to you even in a few hours notice. We're happy to work with them at no charge during regular office hours. Please send the courier details to [email protected] or call us at 650-763-1324.


Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

Refund Policy

Cancellations and reschedules for full programs are accepted up to 11 business days prior to the start of the course with an option to transfer full credit to a future class OR receive a full refund less a 5% cancellation fee.

Recordings are available to students who are unable to attend live classes. Full program students who give at least business days notice of their absence in an individual workshop may request to have a tasting kit created for no additional charge. No further make ups will be allowed.

If you need to cancel registration in any other program after the notice period, you will be refunded $70 for each class that you do not attend with a minimum notice of 11 business days. Study guides and any other course material must be returned in unused condition or the cost of the materials will be deducted from the total refund.

If you need transfer to a future program within the 11 business days notice period, a $150 transfer fee will be collected at that time. Transfers will be effective 1 week after notice has been provided and fees must be paid at that time. Recordings will be available for workshops prior to the transfer effective date. Your registration is fully transferable to another person for the same program and session with no fees.

There are no refunds available for individual workshops or special events. Recordings are available to students who are unable to attend live classes. Full program students who give at least business days notice of their absence in an individual workshop may request to have a tasting kit created for no additional charge. Reschedules for the next available date are also accepted for individual workshops up to business days prior to the originally scheduled date. Reschedules are not available for special events.

If you are unable to attend a program, workshop or event and are not eligible for a reschedule or refund, and want to attend the session live, consider offering your seat to a friend or colleague. They will love you!

Notice for all cancellations, reschedules, format changes and transfers must be given by emailing [email protected]

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