Everything that I do is about educating, whether it’s teaching or consulting. We look at the entire world of wine – the business end, the viniculture; viticulture and how everything works – not only how it tastes or smells. 

Image thumbnail

Wine 101: South America

South America

A Thru the Vines 101 Series Workshop

Argentina and Chile have been growing grapes and making wine for longer than we have here in the USA..Come and learn how it all happened and what regions and varieties you should be looking for. Lets taste some wines to add to your Tuesday night wine list.  This continent has something for everyone!

  • How Malbec Ended up in Mendoza
  • Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon from Chile?
  • Why  are these wines such great values?

What's Covered

Malbec isn't from Mendoza Argentina?

Nope. It's from the Southwest of France!

Why are these such 'good' values?

So many reasons. You will have to come find out!

Just Reds, right?

No, they have some great Chardonnay, Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc too!

Is South America New World, or Old World?

New World.

Private In-Home Classes & Workshops with an intimate, interactive and engaging experience.


Students get hands-on experience with a selection of wines that are covered and discussed in class.


Food pairings are served to explore underlying tastes and learn how, and why, food affects your wine experience.


Know where to go and what you’re looking for with professional advice on your next wine selection.

Get Started.


Ready to organize an event or in-home wine workshop?