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Last night B and I went to a night class together. It was a wine tasting class at the University! I have always been a a fan of the whites, but since I met B I have been on a red quick. Last night was great because it introduced us to some new favorites. Here is my favorite of the evening: 1. Los Vascos Cabernet Sauvignon Blanc about $9bucks and fruity a close second was a New Zealand Marlborough wine.The other lesson I discovered is that some fancy pants wines taste like two buck chuck at Trader Joes ( not that that's a bad thing!, but why spend the extra cash?). Above is my friend Lexie and her fiancé Gabe enjoying the evening. If it weren't for Lexie I would have missed the boat on this university event. It is tough being a scholar isn't it?
It was a fun evening, especially because it was mellow and not pretentious at all. I loved watching watching people swishing their wine around to see it crawl...

7 comments

Maya@Completely-Coastal said...

That's cool. I can't remember having ever been to a wine tasting, odd given that there's a bunch of really nice vineyards around here. I love red wine (it's the healthiest drink in the world!)
Cheers!

Erin said...

How fun! I've always wanted to do something just like that. Sounds fun, but also educational! :)

anita said...

looks like a fun nite!

Deetree said...

my fave wine is a $7 Sutter Homes Moscato. very sweet, white, yummy.

Mary-Laure said...

I'd love to learn about wine. My mum took an oenology class in France last year and she loved it.

It's so HILARIOUS that Norman is now CEO of this blog!!!

AndreaLeigh said...

how neat! i'd love to take a class like that. my favorite wine is riesling.

Joyce said...

My love and I had a wine tasting party with friends a few years back. It was a lot of fun. It looked like a perfect evening!