June Wine Classes in the LBC with LA’s Only Master Sommelier Elizabeth Schweitzer
2009-05-31 · By Editor
Monday June 1st from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Master Sommelier Elizabeth Schweitzer will begin a June series of five wine classes titled Wine, Wisdom & Wit in collaboration with Long Beach’s The Grand Long Beach Event Center at 4101 E. Willow St. in Long Beach (entrance off Grand).
This fascinating series, hosted by LA’s only Master sommelier, is taught with beginners, amateurs, and connoisseurs in mind. Be forewarned that they are unique, educational, and fun. They wine classes will include guests from prestigious wine-making regions, discussions on wine and food pairings, history and, of course tips and instruction on improving your wine tasting abilities.
The five-week course is only $250.00 per person and “A Certificate of Completion” will be presented to those who complete the entire course. The classes include:
- Monday – June 1st Sensory Evaluation France
Engage your senses to improve your wine tasting abilities while tasting the fragrant and delicious wines from France.
- Monday – June 8th Tuscan Treasures
Explore the regions, wines and unique characteristics of the most popular Italian wine region.
- Monday – June 15th Partying in Piedmont
(Elizabeth’s birthday and her favorite wine region!)
Celebrate with me, learn about and taste these remarkable wines.
- Monday – June 22nd Getting Riesling Right
Always a classic, often misunderstood.
Taste the greatest white wine grape in the world and discover the red wines of Germany.
- Monday – June 29th Spain and her Wine Treasures
Taste and discuss the wines from this beautiful country, including sherry and Cava.
You must register in advance for the wine tasting classes – to do so please go to www.winewisdomandwit.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Master Sommelier Elizabeth Schweitzer
Award winning Master Sommelier Elizabeth Schweitzer is the eighth woman in the world to have achieved the lauded MS title (there are only fifteen women in the world who are Master Sommeliers). She is currently the only Master Sommelier in Los Angeles County, and the only female Master Sommelier in Southern California. Elizabeth teaches an array of fun and fascinating wine classes throughout the southland. The message she emphasizes is that wine is not be taken too seriously but rather included as an integral part of everyday life.
Elizabeth has been quoted in many print publications such as Oprah’s O Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine and Distinction. She was voted “Best Sommelier” in California by the California Restaurant Writers Association. Elizabeth brings unpretentious and contagious enthusiasm, passion, humor, and a vast array of knowledge to the hospitality and wine industries. Find out more at www.elizwine.com.
About “The Grand” Long Beach Event Center
A member of the Choura Venue Services family of event businesses, The Grand Long Beach Event Center is a boutique event venue for people with style, and one of Southern California’s premiere destinations for corporate meetings, special events and weddings. For more information please go to: www.thegrand.net. The Grand is located at 4101 E. Willow St. 90815 in Long Beach Tel. (562) 426-0555.