An Ode to Oak: Intro to Barrel-Aging in Wines & Spirits - 7/31/18

An Ode to Oak: Intro to Barrel-Aging in Wines & Spirits - 7/31/18

Tuesday, July 31 2018 6:30pm Doors / 6:30pm Start / Ends 8:00pm (Estimated End Time)

Tickets

General Admission
$25.00
Tue Jul 31 2018

An Ode to Oak: Intro to Barrel-Aging in Wines & Spirits - 7/31/18

at City Winery Nashville

Doors:
6:30pm
Starts:
6:30pm
Ends:
8:00pm (Estimated End Time)

Tickets

General Admission
$25.00
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Have you ever wondered why and how different oak species impact your favorite drink? There’s a wealth of knowledge to learn about oak. In this class, you’ll learn all about the basic scientific rationale behind aging, the varieties used for aging, and what they can impart in your favorite wine, beer or whiskey.


Topics Covered:


  • The processes of making barrels

  • Barrel anatomy and facts

  • The processes of aging in barrels

  • The differences between American, French and Hungarian Oak

  • The different kinds of wine and spirits that can be aged in barrels

  • Barrel alternatives and effects

  • Barrel anatomy and facts


Don't miss this rare opportunity to interact with our talented winemaking team as we take a deeper look into oak and its effects on wine and spirits. Included in this class will be a tasting of five beverages, including wine, whiskey, tequila & more. Ticket also includes light cheeses.