WINE SEMINARS AND TASTINGS

Wine seminars: from the Basics to how to taste like a Pro. Learning about Wine is one of life’s great adventures and will make it easy and fun to learn about it.
In a more casual setting, join us every Saturday from 5-7 pm for our Complimentary Wine Tastings.

Private Tastings: We can be your “Sommelier for the Evening” and help you host a wine tasting party either in the comfort of your home, your office or at the store.

 

Please contact us for details.

Best New Wines You’ve Never Heard of @ Roslindale

Solera Wines, 16 Birch St., Roslindale MA USA 02131
Wednesday | October 18 | 6:30-8:30pm | $69
 
One of the greatest things about wine is that there’s always something new to discover – grapes you’ve never heard of, up-and-coming wine regions, new techniques, innovative packaging, etc. These are often the areas where you will find the best values.
The Best New Wines You’ve Never Heard Of class will explore some wine regions which are relatively new to the global wine market. In the process, you will learn basic wine tasting skills and how to describe the different personalities of these wines.
Class is limited to 14 students. Appetizers and an assortment of cheeses will be served during class to introduce some fundamentals of pairing wine and food.
WINE MENU (tentative – subject to change)
  • New Mexico Sparkler (USA)
  • Gruner Veltliner (Austria)
  • Torrontes (Argentina)
  • Bobal (Spain)
  • Saperavi (Georgia)
  • Carmenere (Chile)
See you in class!


WINE & CHOCOLATE

Solera Wines, 16 Birch St., Roslindale MA USA 02131
Wednesday | October 4 | 6:30-8:30pm | $69
 
Who could resist wine or chocolate, and even if you could, why would you?
Put them together, and you’ve got one of the world’s most delicious food and wine pairings. We will explore the spectrums of both wine and chocolate in this 2 hour class. Learn what wine and chocolate have in common and how they develop their unique styles. Taste through a variety of wines and chocolates in search of the most perfect match.
At the end of this class, you’ll have a good understanding of your taste in chocolate and your favorite pairings too. Register soon, class is limited to 14 students.

TASTING MENU (tentative – subject to change)

  • NV Boston Winery Brachetto (Dorchester, Boston, MA, USA) + Valrhona Dark Chocolate Pearls
  • 2014 Josef Friederich Piesporter Goldtröpchen Riesling Spätlese (Mosel, central Rhine, western Germany) + Callebaut Milk Chocolate
  • 2014 Falernia Carmenere Reserva (Valle de Elqui, Chile) + Valrhona “Caramélia”
  • 2014 La Bouvaude “Fruiandise” Côtes-du-Rhône (Rhône Valley, southern France) + Lindt Excellence “Intense Orange” Dark Chocolate
  • 2013 Victor Hugo Petite Sirah (Paso Robles, southern California, USA) + Taza “Guajillo Chili” Dark Chocolate
  • NV Conte Vistarino “Costiolo” Sangue di Giuda Dolce (Oltrepo Pavese, Pavia, Lombardy, north-central Italy) + El Rey “Gran Saman”
See you in class!