348 S. Fifth Street Highlands NC 28741 US

Start date: Thursday, August 22 2024.


 On Thursday, August 22, 2024, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Resource person: Audra Bullard - office@clehighlands.com


From assessing color and aroma to deciphering grape varieties, attendees will learn the systematic approach used by Sommeliers. You will engage your senses, enhance your tasting skills, and gain the confidence to navigate the world of wine. This program is perfect for enthusiasts eager to unravel some of the mysteries of wine. Cheers to your wine journey!

Presenter: Cara Freije became a Certified Sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers in 2015. Living in Asheville, she can be spotted mostly in Cashiers and Highlands at this time of year, representing Tryon Distributing. Cara designed and managed the wine program at nationally acclaimed Corner Kitchen in Asheville. Cara’s passion for wine is rooted in its unique relationship to the world, a product of nature and human invention that expresses history, culture, creation, and a sense of place and time in every good bottle.

Notes: Cancellation Policy Please let us know immediately if you are unable to attend a class. There is no refund for cancellations within two (2) weeks prior to a scheduled class. Programs that include food, beverage or art materials must be canceled within three (3) weeks prior to receive a refund. CLE reserves the right to cancel a program if the minimum enrollment has not been met or for circumstances beyond our control, and participants will be notified, a complete refund will be issued. All classes are held in the CLE Lecture Hall at the Peggy Crosby Center unless otherwise noted. In the event information has changed from the published brochure, it will be posted on our website and in our e-blasts. Addresses for “private home” venues will be provided to registrants within 2 days of the program date.

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