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Wine Workshops Offered at BCC
Jan 3, 2012
Wine connoisseurs, or adults simply wishing to learn more about wine, are invited to register for the following workshops offered this spring through Berkshire Community College (BCC). All classes meet Thursday evenings from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Grape Finds in Great Barrington.

"Introduction to Wine" (WKS-403) gives participants a little history of winemaking, and teaches them to identify wine aromas and flavors. Participants will experience that buying wine can be as much fun as drinking it! Class meets Jan. 26. Cost for registration is $20.

"Wines of the Great 48" (WKS 382) brings students on a journey across varied terrain to taste different wines from coast to coast. Class meets Feb. 23. Cost for registration is $20.

"Wines of France & Italy" (WKS-754) takes participants on an excursion from Trentino Alto Adige in the north, to Sicily at the tip of the boot, with many stops along the way. Students learn about the world's most friendly wines. Class meets March 2. Cost for registration is $20.

"Say Cheese!" (WKS 623) teaches cheese-lovers guidelines to choose the perfect wine to complement a favorite cheese. Class meets April 19. Cost for registration is $25.

"Food and Wine Made Fun" (WKS-474) explores the art of matching food and wine. Participants sample savory treats and tasty pours to help unravel the not-so-mysterious world of wine and food, and learn to pair the two like a pro. Class meets May 17. Cost for registration is $30.

For more information, or to register, call BCC's South County Center at 413-528-4521 or 800-816-1233 (in Mass. only), Ext. 5201 or 5202. Participants must be 21 years or older. A photo ID is required.

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