Whistle While You Wine at The Local Vine

The Local Vine (TLV), a wine bar in Seattle's Belltown neighborhood, extends their wine education offerings to target groups, business executives and companies. Hosted by certified wine expert and co-owner, Sarah Munson, TLV offers 'Wine 101' and Sommelier Tastings for guests to learn about wine. "We are excited to extend TLV's education program to groups that are looking for fun, interactive ways to spend time together," said Munson. "Our non-intimidating environment and celebrated wine list presents the perfect excuse to learn about and enjoy wine." TLV's extremely popular 'Wine 101' class features wine basics, evaluations, tastings and selections. Participants taste and discuss at least six different wines. Operating as a no-pressure class, Sommelier Tastings feature an opportunity to learn about a particular varietal, region or style of wine with a sommelier. Each class provides educational materials for "students" to continue their learning. "Our wine classes have been well received by the community," said Allison Nelson, co-owner. "These classes provide the perfect platform for team building experiences, as participants collectively discover and develop their palate for wine." In addition to regularly scheduled classes, TLV offers private wine tastings for groups, parties and events where guests develop a tasting of their choosing or select from a list of popular choices. With wine experts as guides, tastings feature the basics about wine, how to choose wines from wine lists and tutorials on some of the most prestigious wines. Some of the most popular tastings include: Washington Wines & Wineries, J'Adore Le Vin French Wine, and Taste Pinots with a Sommelier.