An Advanced Wine Tasting with Alicia Barrett
Wednesday, April 12 • 6:30 p.m.
$75 Members • $90 Non-Members
On-site • 54 W. Chicago Ave
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Travel with us from North to South through la Bourgogne, and discover new vignobles hand-picked by Alicia! She’ll discuss how climate, vineyard site, and winemaking all influence what’s in your glass. From the Cote d’Or to the Maconnais, we’ll cover some of the iconic expressions of the world’s best region for Chardonnay.
Doors open at 6:00 p.m. for a welcome drink. Tasting starts at 6:30 p.m.
Alicia Barrett fell in love with wine after a trip to Burgundy, a place she still feels is heaven on earth. She began her wine education at the Wine & Spirit Education Trust’s global headquarters in London. Alicia now holds her WSET Diploma, a lengthy and challenging certification held by just over 10,000 individuals worldwide.
Alicia currently serves as the wine educator for Binny’s Beverage Depot of Illinois. With 45 retail stores, she is responsible for both staff and consumer wine education chain-wide. Alicia is also an educator for the U.S. Champagne Bureau and conducts monthly wine tastings for the Alliance Française. Alicia was formerly a sommelier at the InterContinental Hotel-Chicago.
Like many in wine, Alicia is also passionate about food, travel, and city living.
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