UAlberta, Pip, & Color de Vino present: Spanish & Portuguese Wines: Online!

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Date(s) - August 10, 2020 - September 8, 2020
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Join the University of Alberta, Pip, and Color de Vino for a five-week education (and tasting) of Spanish & Portuguese wines.

Spanish & Portuguese Wine: Online!

Register now for this online course that combines virtual learning with real world wine tasting—safe from your own home!

This five-part cultural workshop, presented by the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Extension and led by restaurant owner Mike Angus of Pip, will offer you the basics of tasting and evaluating wines from the major wine producing regions of Spain & Portugal. Learn about wine-making techniques and terminology, typical Spanish & Portuguese grape varietals, major regional wine designations, how to store and serve wine, and general wine-tasting etiquette.

Your Spanish & Portuguese wine course pack will be available for purchase from Color de Vino (curbside pick-up) to participants prior to the class start date (cost of wine is $110 for five bottles and not included in registration fee). Once registered in the course, the University of Alberta program office will email you the link to purchase your bottles.

Each one-hour class includes 30 minutes of live instruction, with discussion to follow, and will be taught in English.


Section #1 (Monday Evenings):

Dates: August 10, 17, 24, 31, and September 7, 2020. (5 Mondays)

Time: 8:00–9:00 PM

Price: $75 per household

Section #2 (Tuesday Evenings): SOLD OUT!

Dates: August 11, 18, 25, September 1, and September 8, 2020(5 Tuesdays)

Time: 8:00–9:00 PM

Price: $75 per household

Please note:

  • You must be 18+ to register for this course.
  • This course is a general interest course intended for casual learning and socializing and is NOT affiliated with, nor recognized by, any official certification such as WSET, sommelier & professional certifications.