Grape juice magically transforms into wine in the same way milk becomes cheese and a 1972 Dodge Dart becomes an even older 1972 Dodge Dart. Tipple the tasty transformation with today’s Groupon to The Local Vine, valid at the Capitol Hill and University Village Shopping Center locations. Choose from the following options:
- For $25, you get a wine-tasting class (a $55 value).
- For $99, you get five wine tasting classes (a $275 value).
- For $49, you get a 10-glass wine-tasting punch card valid for glasses of wine $10 and under (up to a $100 value).<p>
Classes are available only at the Capitol Hill location. The punch card can be used at both locations. Groupon customers may upgrade to a wine-tasting class valued higher than $55 for an additional fee.
The knowledgeable oenophiles at The Local Vine preside over a kingdom brimming with more than 100 wines from around the world and guide guests through a plethora of revelry-steeped facts in classes. Sippers siphon knowledge of fermented fruits in sessions such as the low-key Wine 101, the locally focused Wines of the Pacific Northwest, or the discreet match-making Cheese & Wine Pairings lesson. In each class, guests will learn to differentiate between complex overtones by sampling up to six different selections and taking home a cheat sheet and guide to the stains on Bacchus’s toga. The bouquet of courses also includes sessions that focus on specific wine-growing regions and varietals.
A wine-tasting punch card grants access to 10 glasses of wine from the Local Vine’s staggering wine list over multiple visits. Tongues loosen with the boisterous taste of a banyuls from France, a carmenere from Chile, or a sweet port, which, unlike a chicken-fried steak, is aged 10 years for optimum taste.