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Wine Tasting Course (4 Thursdays)

March 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Register for this four-week course on eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/549473759807

This 4-week course covers topics related to wine and wine tasting, with Thursday night classes from 5:30-7:30pm on March 9, 16, 23, and 30.  In each class we will taste 5 wines, fromdifferent places, different grapes, and different types.  Cost of the 4-week course is $50, which coversthe wines and other materials.  Minimumclass size is 10, and max 20.

The basic structure of the course is the following:

  • Week 1 – Sensorial Analysis and Wine Service
  • Week 2 – General Information about wine – History anddevelopment, types of grapes and wine, and production methods.
  • Week 3 – Old world production areas
  • Week 4 – New world production areas

About the instructor:   Mauricio Marengoni is a college professor inComputer Science at Albion College.  MrMarengoni was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and started taking courses on wine andbeer about 20 years ago. He received a Sommelier degree in wines from SenacBrazil, specialization in Brazilian wine by The Brazilian Institute of Wine(Ibravin).  In addition, Mr Marengoni hasearned a Sommelier degree in beer from The Science of Beer Institute in Braziland a technical degree in beer production by Senai/Invicta in Brazil.  Mr Marengoni has visited wineries in:

  • The Yarra Valley in Australia,
  • The Alentejo, Dão and middle Douro in Portugal,
  • Bento Gonçalves, Vale do São Francisco, SerraCatarinense, and Santana do Livramento production areas in Brazil,
  • Sonoma and Napa Valleys in US,
  • Valle de Uco, Lujan de Cuyo in Mendoza,Argentina,
  • Canelones, Rivera, and Montevideo in Uruguay,
  • Maypo valley in Chile. 


March 23
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Stirling Books & Brew, 119 N Superior St, Albion, MI 49224, USA