ABOUT PORTO & DOURO MASTER CLASS

EVENT DATE
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Monday / March 27, 2017
 

EVENT LOCATION
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CLASS ONE -

Faith and Flower
705 West 9th Street Los Angeles, CA 90015

CLASS TWO -

LearnAboutWine Loft
530 Molino St., #218, Los Angeles, CA 90013


*TICKETS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR

 

EVENT TIMES
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CLASS ONE  /   11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
CLASS TWO  /   6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
 

EVENT DESCRIPTION
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Meet the world’s oldest delimited and regulated wine region: the Douro and its designations of origin, Port and Douro. Alexandre Lalas is coming from Portugal to moderate and taste you on Porto and Douro.

  • Lecture + Presentation
  • Tasting

Please arrive 15 minutes early and avoid parking delays, seating is first come first serve - this program will fill up quickly and will be slightly over sold to assure a full house for the special guests from PORTUGAL. Limited to 25 seats.

Dress Code: This is a professional class, dress code is business casual, jeans are acceptable. Please refrain from wearing heavy perfume/ cologne for the ultimate sensory experience.

[CLASS ONE] Car Parking Situation: this ticket/ event does not guarantee parking. This location has very limited parking, and may offer valet services (valet is a third-party contractor to the restaurant), street parking/ public parking structure may be available. Any/ all parking is at your own risk. Please consider other sources of transportation (e.g.: Lyft, limo, taxi, public transport, car services, etc.). 

[CLASS TWO] Car Parking Situation: this ticket/ event does not guarantee parking. This location has very limited parking, street parking, metered street parking is available (please abide by all/ any parking signage) and at your discretion. Any/ all parking is at your own risk. Please consider other sources of transportation (e.g.: Lyft, limo, taxi, public transport, car services, etc.). 

ABOUT ALEXANDRE LALAS
Alexandre Lalas is the editor of the Brazilian wine magazine "Gula", writer for the Portuguese magazine "Wine - A Essência do Vinho" and also instructor in masterclasses about Portuguese wines directed to Brazilian professionals and opinion makers.
In the last few years he has also collaborated with "Enciclopédia Britânica", "Jornal do Brasil", "Gazeta Mercantil", "Diário Lance", "Sport Press" or "Revista do Flamengo". Currently he participates as a jury and speaker in several wine and gastronomic competitions and congresses. He lived for two years in the United States (in New York), where he studied, possessing a deep knowledge of the American reality and market and expressing himself in English with the natural will of those who lived the American reality. 
Alexandre also visits Portugal very frequently, meeting several producers and winemakers.

Please arrive 15 minutes early - there will be no late admission.

Thank you for your support.


SAMPLE WINE LIST

MORNING SESSION


CHURCHILL GRAHAM
Churchill Estates White 2015
Churchill 10 Y.O. Tawny
Churchill's Vintage Port 2011

ESPORAO
Assobio Red 2014

QUINTA DO PORTAL
Six Barrels Tawny Reserve

RAMOS PINTO
Porto Collector Reserve

QUEVEDO
Quevedo LBV 2012

AFTERNOON SESSION


DUORUM
Tons de Duorum White

RAMOS PINTO
Duas Quintas Red 2014

QUINTA DO PORTAL
Six Barrels Tawny Reserve

SYMINGTON
Graham's Six Grapes Ruby Reserve
Graham's Six Grapes Ruby Reserve

CHURCHILL GRAHAM
Churchill LBV 2011
Churchill's Vintage Port 2011

 


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