Stave Wine Cellar, the intimate wine lounge at The Inn at Spanish Bay at Pebble Beach Resorts, is hosting a series of enlightening sommelier-led flight nights and tasting events. The program calendar is an inventive schedule full of surprises, from beer favorites to music and wine pairings. Each class offers both lively discussion and delicious pours, and ranges from $25 to $100 per person. Reservations to Stave Wine Cellar’s tasting events are recommended, and available by calling 800-877‑0597.
Upcoming events include:
Germany, Alsace and Austria –Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. ($35)
First we’ll figure out how to read the German Wine Label. Trocken, Kabinett, Piesporter – what does it all mean? After that we’ll try some Riesling!
Southern Hemisphere –Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. ($25)
Wines from the underbelly of the equator have a curious past and a bright future. We’ll check in on the present state of these unique wines.
Oak and Wine – Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. ($25)
How did oak barrels come to be such an important vessel for aging fine wines? What effect do they have on the finished wine? How does the source of oak factor into the discussion?
Staff Favorites – Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. ($25)
The Stave Staff takes the reins of the class for an evening to present the wines that fuel their passion for this most captivating of beverages!
Bordeaux – Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. ($40)
The power and the prestige of Bordeaux is singular. These classy wines have the world enthralled with their complexity.
Aroma Training – Nov. 28 at 6 p.m. ($40)
Learn the essential aromas found in the wine world and with which wines they are most associated. A rare opportunity to smell the aromas next to the wines!
Hello, Wine – Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. ($25)
An Introduction to our favorite beverage. A place to ask all the questions you didn’t know you had.
Vino Italiano – Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. ($25)
Our most popular class. We’ll explore the classics and some hidden gems
Champagne – Dec. 18 at 6 p.m. ($40)
A look back at the history of Champagne and an exploration of the vineyards that spawned the most celebratory of beverages.