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Falkner Winery offers monthly wine appreciation class


Last updated 1/20/2018 at Noon

Falkner Winery, located at 40620 Calle Contento in Temecula, will host its monthly wine appreciation class the third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Shane Gibson photo

TEMECULA – Falkner Winery offers its monthly wine appreciation class to people of all levels of wine knowledge with the objectives of improving their knowledge in how to best enjoy wine and having fun. The class is conducted monthly 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the winery on the third Saturday of each month for $45 per person.

Attendees will also receive a certificate good for 10 percent off lunch in the Pinnacle that day. For those individuals who are intimidated by wine and wine-speak, they will find this class entertaining and enlightening. Shane Sevier, a tour director at Falkner Winery and an assistant winemaker, gives the class in a fun manner.

Individuals interested in attending should register at (951) 676-8231, ext. 106. Class sizes are limited, so all reservations must be made in advance.

The upcoming 2018 classes include Jan. 20, Feb. 17, March 17 and April 21.

Falkner Winery’s aging room. Falkner Winery specializes in producing blended wines, and their consistent style is notable in their red wines, which they age for a period of three years before making them available to the public. Shane Gibson photo

This class is designed by all ages and all levels of wine knowledge. Individuals can expect to learn about wine tasting, wine production, wine & food pairing, and wine quality determination. The class curriculum will cover regional qualities of Temecula Valley wines, why the grape growing process is important, how to properly taste wine using all the senses, pairing wine and food properly and sampling and comparing wine through the aging process.

Falkner Winery is a premier winery in the Temecula Valley Wine Country. Since opening in July 2000, the winery has gained distinction for its high-quality, award-winning wines, wine tasting classes, tours, private venues such as parties and weddings and their award-winning Pinnacle Restaurant.

The tasting room is open daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with tours available on weekends and by appointment. The Pinnacle offers lunches daily, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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