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Arts & Exploration: Uncork Your Inner Wine Expert

For decades, research has circulated about the heart-healthy benefits of wine. While we can’t confirm or deny the benefits, monthly wine pairing dinners are part of our culture. This lecture and wine pairing small plate event offers an international flair designed to engage the mind and delight the palate.

Join wine expert Renée Allen for an experience that has been described as an entire wine course in just one class! Learn techniques for tasting wine, clear up confusion about aging, aerating, service temperatures and storage and discuss food and wine pairing philosophies. This entertaining program will have you sipping like a pro in under an hour.

Renée B. Allen is the founder and director of the award-winning Wine Institute of New England, offering wine, spirits, and sake education and events for consumers, industry professionals and businesses. Renée is a freelance writer for multiple consumer and industry publications including a monthly wine column for Connecticut Magazine, conducts and judges wine competitions and appears regularly on Better CT as their wine expert.

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March 7
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Essex Meadows
30 Bokum Road
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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