Master Sommelier Classes at Bellagio

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A Master Sommelier’s Wine Classroom events are held at Michael Mina at Bellagio

Thanks to its premier status as the only resort in the world with three master sommeliers on staff (in addition to 17 somms), Bellagio Resort & Casino presents an interactive monthly wine education event with some of the most skilled specialists in the business. Held the third Wednesday of every month at Michael Mina restaurant, A Master Sommelier’s Wine Classroom features a 90-minute seminar led by Bellagio director of wine and master sommelier Jason Smith. Through tastings, presentations, discussions, and hands-on experience, the class offers a rare chance for wine lovers to learn about the intricacies of wine production and flavors, as well as the complex cultivating process. This Wednesday, the resort will host Chardonnay and the Reasons We Love It, featuring an in-depth look at how the beloved white wine differs around the world, from France to California. Then, on April 17, Que Syrah & More Syrah looks into the bold red’s locations and origins. Classes are $80 per person or $200 for a three-class package. Visit bellagio.com for the full 2013 schedule. Michael Mina at Bellagio, 866-406-7117

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