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What You'll Get
An in-depth knowledge of wine can enliven humdrum dinner parties, just as an in-depth knowledge of dynamite fishing can enliven foundering job interviews. Give palates an executive education with today’s Groupon: for $59, you get an in-home wine-tasting event for up to 16 people from Wines for Humanity (a $250 value), available in Oakland, Livingston, Genesee, Macomb, and Wayne Counties.
Bringing together friends and family, Wines for Humanity hosts in-home tastings dedicated to educating individuals on fine wine while raising funds for local charities. Led by a professional wine advisor, tasting events will feature flavor-packed sips of seven exclusive vintages as guests learn how to taste, discuss, and pair fine wine with food. Glean the finer points of the five-point wine-tasting technique, and learn to judge vintages based on color, aroma, and voting record.
Wine for Humanity will bring glasses and deliver wines to the home before the tasting event, and hosts are encouraged to prepare complementary cheese and crackers. Wines will be available for purchase, at an average of $20 per bottle, and for every bottle of wine purchased at an event, Wines for Humanity will donate $1 to local charities—helping to pay rent and utilities for families on the brink of homelessness. Bringing together a small circle of oenophiles for a reason other than the World Series of Cork Popping, tasting events will serve charity while enlivening conversation and increasing knowledge of fermentation facts.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires May 9, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Must be 21 or older. Valid only within Oakland, Livingston, Genesee, Macomb, and Wayne counties. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Wines for Humanity
Wines for Humanity's professional wine advisers lead in-home tastings that teach guests the finer points of a five-point wine-tasting technique, all while raising funds for local charities. As students sip several exclusive vintages, they learn to judge wines' colors, aromas, and voting records, as well as pick out suitable food pairings. Before the tasting event, Wines for Humanity will bring glasses to the home while selected wines will be delivered by an in-state retailer, and hosts are encouraged to prepare complementary cheese and crackers. Wines that are selected for tasting run at an average of $20 per bottle.