Pairing Basics: Basic Flavor Interactions

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Elevate your next dining experience by learning how 12 different food components, including examples of salt, spice, sweet, acid, fat, and umani interact with four different styles of wine. This class takes you through the basics of making your Chardonnay taste fruiter, Merlot less bitter, and how to make your roast chicken really sing.


About CIA at Copia

Located in downtown Napa, The CIA at Copia is an immersive food lover’s destination, open to the public, as can only be imagined by The Culinary Institute of America, the world’s premier culinary college.  Offering a state-of-the-art facility, complete with a stadium-sized teaching kitchen, demo theaters, an exclusive food museum featuring culinary artifacts, a retail store selling gems you never knew you needed from one-of-a-kind kitchen antiques to hand-crafted culinary wares and wines by local artisans, and a selection of dining options, there is truly something for everyone. 

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