Cooking, Beer & Wine Appreciation
Do you enjoy wine but don’t feel confident in your knowledge of the subject? Join this class and overcome your insecurities. Discuss wine production, different types of wines, wine terminology, and other useful information. Examine different aromas and decipher wine labels to determine how various wines will taste. Discover varieties of California wines, as well as regional wines from France, Italy, and Germany. The
class includes comprehensive tasting. Participants must be 21 or older. Do not wear perfume or cologne. Bring four glasses (not plastic), bottled water, salt-free crackers and napkins to class. Minimum of six students required.
Join Judge’s Bench owner and scotch expert Mike Johnson for two evenings of education and tastings. Learn about the history, distilling process and taste characteristics of single malts as well as the production regions and geography of Scotland. Discuss individual distilleries and understand the
influence of location versus process and their effect on the taste of “liquid gold.” Participants must be 21 or older and present an ID. Meet at The Judge’s Bench, home of the largest collection of single malts in Maryland, located in historic Ellicott City.