Northern Rhône: Advanced Taste and Toast

Northern Rhône: Advanced Taste and Toast

Taste and Toast: A Wine Series at the Alliance · in English

Wednesday, January 22 at 7:00 p.m.
810 N Dearborn St

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With sommelière Alicia Barrett, Director of Education and Events for the American Wine Society's Chicago Chapter.

Explore in depth the Northern and Southern Rhone Valley over two classes offering a selection of crus bourgeois, premiers crus and grands crus for an advanced appreciation of some of the finest wine in France…   

The vineyards of the Northern Rhône are situated on steep slopes rising from this famous rive.  Although responsible for only a small percentage of the total of Rhône wines, these picturesque vineyards are home to some of the most beautiful wines in the world.  Join us as we explore wines from Côte Rôtie down to Cornas and get a glimpse into what makes these wines so unique. An unforgettable experience!

Register to our second advanced Taste & Toast: Southern Rhône

About our sommelière:

Alicia Barrett
Wine Educator

After studying political science at the University of Maryland and spending two years in Washington, Alicia and her husband packed their bags to fulfill a dream of living in Europe. While working at an economic think tank in London, Alicia took a trip to Burgundy and returned so inspired that she began her wine education journey at WSET’s London School. She holds her WSET Level 3 and is pursuing her WSET Level 4 Diploma in Chicago. In addition to teaching for the American Wine School, Alicia is a sommelier at Eno Wine Bar in the InterContinental Hotel, a wine consultant/educator for Binny’s Beverage Depot, and serves as the Director of Education and Events for the American Wine Society-Chicago Chapter

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