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Sweater Weather Reds: A Red Wine Tasting

Thursday, December 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join Sommelier Michael Scaffidi to learn about and taste a variety of ‘Après-ski’ wines that warm you like a fire! Sip four rich dry red wines from four different world wide regions. This class is perfect for new and experienced wine enthusiasts to come together and rejoice in one of the best parts of cold weather: red wine! Come wearing your coziest sweater to learn about these even cozier wines.
This tasting will focus on the following regions:
  • Spain – Rioja – Eruptive scent of winter spices from one of the most age worthy wine regions
  • Italy – Barolo – Cool climate red wines from the King of Italian red wines
  • France – Rhone Valley Reds – Warm spices from an ancient wine making region
  • USA –  California – The greatest place for wine in the USA

About Michael Scaffidi: Michael Scaffidi is an Advanced Sommelier who has had a long career as a Sommelier and Wine Director. He 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.

As this class is in-person, we require all attendees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. 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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Sweater Weather Reds: A Red Wine Tasting (12-15-22)
$ 68.00
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Thursday, December 15
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Michael Scaffidi


Hill Center DC
921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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