The human palate can make very subtle distinctions, from finding floral notes in a pinot noir to determining the exact value of a rare stamp. Lick your thirst with this Groupon.
$24 for an In-Home Wine-and-Chocolate Tasting for Up to Six ($100 Value)
A knowledgeable wine consultant arrives at homes toting four hand-selected bottles from suppliers such as California’s Golden Grape Estate and Hungary’s Pieroth Winery. To complement sips, they also bring four varieties of chocolates from San Francisco-based Guittard Chocolate Company.
PRP Wine International
Equipped with in-depth product knowledge and bottles from all over the world, the consultants of PRP Wine International waltz into homes ready to answer nearly any question a novice oenophile may have. As they pour samples for small groups, they explain everything from the intricacies of flavor profiles and the correct pronunciation of “pinot noir” to the most dramatic way to throw a glass of red at a mortal enemy. After tastings, guests can select any of the wine varietals sampled, all of which are chosen by PRP consultants after thorough scrutiny.