Virtual Wine Seminar: The Family Pinot


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4747 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago,

Virtual class Wine/Cocktail

Pinot Noir is wine’s wild child, the link between the undomesticated vine and Vitis vinifera, the vine species that creates nearly all wine today. Throughout the millennia, Pinot Noir has borne offspring (such as Chardonnay) and multitudinous mutations, some producing the most expensive flavors on earth.  Join Advanced Sommelier, Mary Ross, as we explore 3 of the Family Pinot’s most prominent kinfolk in this virtual class:  Pinot Grigio, Pinot Blanc and the only grape with its own Academy Award winning movie, wine’s ancient enfant terrible, Pinot Noir.

To enhance your experience, we recommend you’re tasting similar wines with Mary Ross during class.

Wines Featured in Class:

  • Pinot Grigio, Bozen, 2020, Alto Adige, Italy
  • Pinot Blanc, Domaine Emile Beyer “Tradition”, 2020, Alsace, France
  • Pinot Noir, Omero Cellars, 2017, Willamette Valley, Oregon 

If you’re unable to find these exact wines, we recommend you procure bottles featuring the same region and grape. This includes:

  • Pinot Grigio from Alto Adige or Friuli-Venezia-Giulia, Italy
  • Pinot Blanc from Alsace, France
  • Pinot Noir from cool climate in California (Monterey, Russian River Valley, Santa Barbara or Central Coast)

Learn more about Advanced Sommelier Mary Ross here.

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