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Napa & Swiss Wine Class & Tasting | North Beach

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Thursday, December 3, 2009 - 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required

Event Details

At “Classroom to Bottle: Tales of Cross-Cultural Winemaking” we will discuss the differences between Swiss and American winemaking and how the two techniques complement one another. Tastings from the Ecole d’ingénieurs de Changins in Switzerland and Alpha Omega Winery in Napa. Free event, but RSVP required and festive attire requested.

This year for their holiday celebration, swissnex (a swiss cross-cultural organization located in North Beach) is pleased to welcome the director and two alumni of Switzerland’s enology and viticulture school, Ecole d’Ingénieurs de Changins.

Of course, we cannot talk about wine without tasting it. We welcome you to sample wines from Switzerland and from Alpha Omega winery in Napa.

6.30pm: Doors open, refreshments
7.00pm: Introduction from swissnex San Francisco executive director, Christian Simm
– Overview of Ecole d’Ingénieurs de Changins from director Conrad Briguet
– Presentation and discussion with alumnus Krista Fast-Merlier and Jean Hoefliger of Alpha Omega Winery
8.30pm: Wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres
10.30pm: Doors close

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Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
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