“Wine can be a better teacher . . .” Steven Fry

by capitalcellars on August 24, 2014

WINE CLASSES AT CAPITAL CELLARS- Fall Classes 2014
Registration opens soon 2014 through Thorn Hill Learning Center
Email: capitalcellars@fewpb.net for more information
Call 502-875-1481 or register online at www.thornhilled.com

This is a terrific way to learn about wine regions, wine styles, winemaking, and the wine industry, and for all levels of wine knowledge– there is a lot to learn, we always have repeat participants because we keep the topics new and exciting. This is a fun class to take with a family member or friend! We will be tasting wines at every class, and we will show you how to expectorate (spit out) if you don’t wish to swallow the wine. Many of the classes will involve a guest speaker, a winery field trip or a visit by a winemaker or winery representative. Min 15, Max 24. Participants must be 21 years old. Do not wear perfume or heavily scented skin products.
Instructor: Varies each week
Dates: Tuesdays starting (8 weeks) Tuesday September 30th- November 18
Time: 5:45- 7:00 pm
Materials: Students are responsible for bringing a total of 4 wine glasses each week including the first class (may also be purchased from us)
Location: Capital Cellars, 227 W. Broadway , Frankfort, Kentucky
Course Fee: $80.00 (includes one Riedel crystal glass to keep and use for the class)

2014 Class Schedule:

September 30: Wine Basics 101- How to open, pour, look at, smell and taste wine, “wine talk”
October 7: American Wines- types and styles, history and tasting- Guest Speaker
October 14: Winemaking, Chemistry, styles and tastings, Guest Speaker
October 21: Wines of Chile: Guest Speaker Andrea Hall (native of Chile) and tasting
October 28: Ports, Sherries, Ice Wines and Madeiras- all things dessert! Guest Speaker
Nov 4: Northwest Region: Oregon and Washington and Tasting,
Stacy Liguori, Wine Hostess Capital Cellars
Nov 11: Field Trip Night- To be Announced
Nov 18: 90 Points Wine Night, Final Exam, Potluck Dinner and Food Pairing- bring a dish to share

Art-Inspired Wine Tasting

by capitalcellars on August 21, 2014

82122WineTasting Art Inspired Wine Tasting tonight and Friday night during ArtWalk.

“Making good wine is a skill, fine wine an art.”–Robert Mondavi

August 18, 2014

Join us for Wine and Art during Art Walk because fine wine is an art form too. Spread the word

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The Many Shades of Summer Whites

August 13, 2014

This Wine Tasting Thursday and Friday, we’re sampling the many flavors of white wines. Light, fruity, sweet or dry, domestic or international, white wine compliments summer refreshingly. Alltogether, there are seven major types of white wines: Chardonnay Gewurztraminer Moscato Pinot Grigio Riesling Sauvignon Blanc Semillon   Come in for our White Wine Wine Tasting and […]

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This Week in Wines August 4th through 9th

August 3, 2014

Another busy week at Capital Cellars! Our Spellapolooza  Spelling Bee Team Winos is back in action this Friday. Stop by the bar and help support Thorn Hill Education Center Foundation and our team by bee-ing a honey and donating to our Honey Pot!   This Thursday Night Wine Tasting, Woods and Waters Land Trust, our […]

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Friday Wine Tasting with Lover’s Leap

July 31, 2014

Lovers Leap will come talk and taste wines from 4pm to 7pm just before Summer Concert Series. Spread the word

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Thursday Special Wine Tasting with Rising Sons Home Farm Winery

July 30, 2014

  Francine and Joey Slone, owners of Rising Sons Home Farm Winery, will join us for our Thursday wine tasting from 4pm to 7pm. Let’s talk about Kentucky Proud wine and how to make it!     Spread the word

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Kentucky Proud Wines this Week at Capital Cellars

July 28, 2014

Fancy a taste of Kentucky? This week, we’re featuring different wines grown here in the Bluegrass.       Old 502 Bach’s Wine for New Wine Wednesday Wine Tastings this week include owners talking about their vineyards and how to create great wine. Spread the word

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A Day of Wine and Tulips . . .

July 23, 2014

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2014 Fall Bourbon Releases

July 22, 2014

From Blake at Bourbonr blog: 2014 Fall Bourbon Releases     Spread the word

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