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La Vie en Rosé – The Pink Wine Tasting

Friday, May 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


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Calling all rosé lovers near and far! Join Advanced Sommelier Michael Scaffidi in a class perfect for new and experienced rosé enthusiasts to come together to taste and learn about the ins and outs of this ever popular wine! This class will cover the basics of this pink drink and how both the still and sparkling versions are made. Plus….

  • Skin Contact Wines (Orange Wines): What are they and how are they made?
  • The Saignée Style of Rosé
  • Pairing Rosé: What goes well with it and is it only for summer?
  • Tasting: One sparkling and three still wines – all rosé!
This is a great class to enjoy wine, learn something new, then head out for dinner! Start your date night, friends dinner, or kick off your weekend solo with rosé and impress future guests with your newfound knowledge!

This class will be held outdoors on our East Garden (weather permitting).

About Michael Scaffidi: Michael Scaffidi is an Advanced Sommelier who has had a long career as a Sommelier and Wine Director. He has has worked with many prestigious teams including those of The French Laundry, The Greenbier, Union Square Cafe, Jean-George. He considers his father as “the best host I know,” and credits him for teaching him hospitality.

In 2009, he helped open The Jefferson Hotel in Washington, DC where he created the wine and beverage program from the ground up. It was there that he curated a Madeira collection including over 50 offerings by the glass, the oldest of which dated back to the year 1720.

Other Upcoming Tastings with Michael

This class requires at least 6 participants.

If you need assistance registering, please check out these step-by-step instructionsvideo tutorial, or call (202) 549-4172 for assistance.


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Friday, May 19
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
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