Sip & Learn: All About Bordeaux & Chocolate

Regular price $75.00

As much as we all may be chocolate or wine "experts" in our own right, it doesn't hurt to have an actual expert walk you through the actual nuances of different wine flavor profiles. In this class with Ophelia M. Santos, Found/Director of WineWise, you will learn all that you need to know about how to pair wine with everyone's favorite sweet treat, chocolate.

Discover the flavors and nuances of Bordeaux, the birthplace of some of the world’s most iconic reds and sweet wines. This workshop walks participants through a tutored tasting of the region’s red and sweet wine appellations then explores creative pairings with a variety of chocolate treats.

Attending the Sweet Makers Industry Conference? Sign-in to register for this class and receive the Professional Experience, Conference discountThis class is $75 for non-conference attendees, and $65 for those attending under the Professional Experience. LEARN MORE

INSTRUCTOR: Ophelia M. Santos
DATE: SATURDAY, Nov 10, 2018
TIME: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM 

About Ophelia

Learn how to pair wine & dessert flavors at The Ultimate Sugar Show with Ophelia M. Santos.Ophelia Santos, D.W.S., is a veteran of the food and beverage industry and a seasoned educator.  Currently, she serves as Lead Faculty in Food & Beverage Management at the International Culinary School at the Art Institute of Atlanta and is the founder/director of WineWise, Atlanta’s first Approved Program Provider for Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) certification classes.

Ophelia holds both a Master of Arts Degree in Law & Diplomacy from Tufts University and a Level 4 Diploma with Merit from London’s Wine & Spirit’s Education Trust. (The WSET is the oldest and most respected international body in the field of wines and spirits education, with a suite of sought-after qualifications.) She is an Accredited Instructor for the Burgundy and Bordeaux Wine Board, as well as a Certified Sake Adviser.

Prior to entering the hospitality industry, Ms. Santos spent a number of years working in brand management with the Procter & Gamble Company, after which she turned entrepreneur, owning and operating independent coffee bars, wine bars and restaurants in Atlanta for 16 years.  She was the Wine, Spirits & Beverage Editor for Flavors Magazine in Atlanta, as well as the North American PR/Marketing Director for Viña Ventisquero, one of Chile’s top ten wineries.  She continues to consult for various winery and hospitality clients in the areas of operations, marketing and PR. 

Ophelia is also a founder and partner with LUXE World Class, a hospitality, special events and food and beverage consulting firm headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Clients include the Antigua Hotel and Tourism Association among other resorts and hotel properties.

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