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Virtual Wine Tasting


Member Price: Free • Non-Member Price: Members only exclusive event

May 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Free
This is a member only event. Please apply for membership.

Presented By

Susan Seah, Founder & CEO, The Koa Club

Description

So virtual wine tasting has been around for a while (who knew?!) and now is as good of a time as any to create The Koa Club’s very own first virtual wine tasting.

According to a recent Forbes article, the term “Skyéro” was coined by French newpaper, LeMonde, blending the word apéro—an early evening moment in French culture set aside to share a drink with friends and family—with the tech connector Skype.

There are so many awesome wines to try but we thought we should start with the following three criteria for our first Virtual Wine Tasting:

#1 – Must be a State of Washington produced wine

#2 – Must be under $20 per bottle

#3 – Must be recommended by a known expert. For the 3rd criteria, we are going to rely on the recommendations provided by Andy Perdue, an owner, editor and writer of Great Northwest Wine, in the Seattle Met magazine article below:

https://www.seattletimes.com/pacific-nw-magazine/in-his-2019-list-of-the-25-best-northwest-wines-20-or-less-andy-perdue-toasts-bargain-bottles-that-taste-rich/

So this is how our virtual wine tasting is going to work:

#1: You procure on your own (from the winery or stores carrying these wines) the following first two Washington wines recommended in the article:

  • Thurston Wolfe Winery, 2015 Zephyr Ridge Vineyard Petite Sirah, Horse Heaven Hills
  • Thurston Wolfe Winery, 2018 Albariño, Yakima Valley

#2: You get a glass of water, something to spit in (if you are just tasting and spitting instead of drinking), light snacks, a notebook and a pen or pencil.

#3:  You dial into the below Zoom link at the designated event time:

https://zoom.us/j/211364886?pwd=dGRjZXB0SnNrRllyRTdkN3UxZzA2QT09

********* Meeting password will be sent out after registration *************

#4:  We taste these two wines together virtually, starting with the Albariño, followed by the Petite Sirah

#5: We discuss the wines we are tasting and compare notes. Helpful terms to use to describe your wine tasting experience can be found at: https://www.cawineclub.com/wine-tasting-terms

#5: We each start a wine tasting notebook, where we will record our tastings at each of our virtual wine tasting.

#6: We share tips on our current favorite wines or sparking wine for others to try.

By the end of our Virtual Wine Tasting series, we would hopefully have collectively found some affordable wines that we can enjoy.

We look forward to you joining us for “Zooméro”!

Fee

Free for members of The Koa Club. This is a member only exclusive event.

** THE KOA CLUB MEMBERSHIP LIMITED-TIME PROMOTION: If you apply and pay for The Koa Club annual membership during the period from March 15, 2020 to May 31, 2020, the annual membership fee for the first twelve months of membership will only be $125 (50% off from the regular annual price of $250/year). Just enter the promo code member50. This promotion does not apply to monthly memberships, is for new members only and cannot be combined with other promotions. To join The Koa Club, go to https://thekoaclub.com/membership/

Details

Date:
May 1
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category: