10/12: Wine Class Series: Understanding Loire Reds
From Cab Franc with all its AOCs to the natural wines of Touraine and Anjou, the Loire has it all but is often complex and misunderstood.
Come and learn the basics as we sample 6 diverse and highly intricate reds that will help you gain a bigger picture understanding.
Tickets: $25 - ($10 back towards purchase on featured wines of the night!)
Class Taught by Evan P. Spingarn!
Spingarn has worked in wine for 30 years as an educator, consultant, writer, retailer and wholesaler.
From 1995 to 1996 he worked for The Beverage Testing Institute in Chicago where he conducted wine, beer and spirits tasting panels and wrote regular tasting notes and articles for Wine Enthusiast magazine. From 1996 to 2004 he served as the manager and buyer for the groundbreaking wine shop Nancy’s Wines For Food in New York City. He is currently the senior salesperson and Portfolio Manager for German Wines and Special European Selections at David Bowler Wine, a fine wine importer and distributor based in New York specializing in small production, artisanal and organic/sustainable wines.
He has taught hundreds of classes for corporate and private clients through his company, Evan Spingarn Wine Events.
His book, The Ultimate Wine Lover’s Guide, saw two editions, and was the bestselling wine book at Barnes & Noble in 2005.
Mr. Spingarn is a fourth generation New Yorker and lives in Brooklyn with his wife Kate, their daughter Nora and an extensive Chinese takeout menu collection.