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The 5 Ss of Wine – How to Taste Wine Like a Pro with Michael Schafer, the Wine Counselor®

  • Leelanau Studios
  • 10783 East Cherry Bend Rd
  • Studio 1
  • Traverse City, MI 49684
  • May 25, 2017
  • Admission: $29 per person
  • 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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Laugh and learn to taste wine the easy way. Enjoy six delicious local wines as you master the skills of tasting via the 5 Ss of wine. Also, meet The Cheese Lady as you enjoy yummy cheeses paired with your wine. Bring your sense of humor and get ready for a fun evening!

About the Wine Counselor:

Michael Schafer Esq, a.k.a. The Wine CounselorSM,  uses a humorous and fun approach to wine, reflected in his trademark phrase “I taste bad wine so you don’t have to.”® Featured on CNN, ABC and in The Detroit News, the published author judges in international competitions and has taught classes with Madame Charity Suczek at Le Petite Cordon Bleu School of Haute Cuisine. He is a member of La Confrerie des Vigernons de Saint Vincent and has studied wine around the world for over 25 years.

As an instructor at the International Culinary School of the Art Institute of Michigan, Schafer teaches classes in Viticulture & Enology and in Food & Beverage Operations Management. He also serves on the board of DWO (Detroit Wine Organization), a non-profit group dedicated to wine education and children’s charities.

The 5 Ss of Wine – How to Taste Wine Like a Pro with Michael Schafer, the Wine Counselor®