A Wine Bootcamp!

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Ready for the next new wine thing?  


Two of the Twin Cities most entertaining AND passionate peeps join forces to bring you a new series of Wine Education—in the form of a Wine Bootcamp!  IMG_2444
The best of friends…Sommelier Leslee Miller, owner of Amusée & Wine Guru Chuck Kanski, owner of Solo Vino Wine Shop come together to kick off a very fun, yet informative summer wine series!
Each event is equipped with a fun, informative educational lecture, a variety of wines for tasting covering over 40+ wines per class, paired to variety of catered Spanish foods for nibbling.
The best part?  You’ll have the opportunity to BUY these wines through Solo Vino after each event! 
Buckle up and join us for a spectacular educational Taste Off of ALL GRAPES Portuguese and Spanish!
This is a 3 part series, so if you miss one—you can always catch up in the next class.  Yet, it might behoove you to catch ‘em all as you’ll snag a sweet discount for coming to the entire series – Come to all three for just $125!  
And, if you make it to all three, you’ll have the opportunity to taste over 120 Spanish & Portuguese wines!

Here’s the line up…

 July 26th : (2-5pm – Cost $50): Mediterranean Coast & The Meseta!

Take a trip along the Mediterranean Coast from Penedès and sip the delicious bubbles coastline, then deep into the exquisite Garnacha & Monastrell regions of Monstsant, Priorat, Jumilla and everything in between. Next, allow your palate travel to the Central Plateau as we show you the gems of the single ‘Pagos’ (vineyards) of central Spain, in through Brandy territory, Vinos de Madrid, the famous Dominio de Valdepusa and more. Sip a variety of sultry varietals from Garnacha through Cabernet, Syrah & Petite Verdot.

August 9th (2-5pm – Cost $60): The Ebro River Valley, The Duero River Valley & Northwest Spain (the Green Spain)!

Truly some of THE most exciting regions of Spain to date. Loaded with history, delicious varietals from Tempranillo, Garnacha, Viura, Verdejo, Albariño – plus more! We’ll travel through Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Rueda, Toro, Bierzo, Txacolina & the satiating whites of Galicia. Don’t miss this class, as we’ll feature more than 40 wines for tasting!

August 23rd (2-5pm – Cost $60): Portugal, Madeira & Andalucía!

Sherry, Port & Madeira…yes, the fortifieds! One of our favorite subjects. But wait, that’s not all! Not only will you learn the biological process to sherry, while taking in the gorgeous gems of Madeira and Porto – we’ll walk you through the delicious dry whites and reds of Portugal! From dry to sweet, we’ll walk you through why these wines are truly some of THE most talked about wines on the globe!


Where:  Casa Verde Design, 911 W. 50th St, Minneapolis, MN  

(Lots of street parking with access to a wide open studio space for tasting!)

When:  2-5pm

Bring yourself, a friend or a gaggle of friends and join us for this exciting Iberian Peninsula Tasting!