The Rosen College of Hospitality Management is offering beer and wine classes benefiting the Second Harvest Food Bank, a partner charity of the Heart of Florida United Way, as part of UCF’s Live United Campaign. This event will support the university’s goal of raising $150,000 this October – You can help just by having fun at this event while learning from beer and wine experts!
All classes will be taught in our state-of-the-art Anheuser-Busch Beer and Wine Lab at the UCF Rosen College Campus. Participants must be at least 21 years old. Each class has 50 available seats and tickets are non-refundable. If you are unable to attend the ticket purchase will be a donation to the Heart of Florida United Way. To learn more about the university’s Live United month, visit www.ucf.edu/LiveUnited.
Topic: Introduction to the World of Wines: The Basic Grape Types & the Wines They Make
Instructor: Dr. David Black
This 90-minute seminar is intended as a general introduction into the complex world of wine. During our time together we shall taste six wines: three whites & three reds. The three white wines will be made from Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc & Riesling grape varieties. The three reds will be from the Malbec, Pinot Noir & Cabernet Sauvignon grape types.
About the Instructor: Dr. Black serves as an instructor at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management since 2009. He teaches courses in Beverage Management, Exploring Wines of the World and the History and Culture of Wine. Black has more than 30 years of experience in fine wine and spirits, including an intensive, five-year Master of Wine Program, studying viticulture, winery techniques, business, blind tasting and evaluation. He has also traveled extensively to major wine regions in France, Italy, Germany, Spain, and California.
To register, please visit: http://vcart.velocitypayment.com/rosencollege/index.php?cPath=130