Summer Wine Discovery Series: Wines of Napa

Kitchen Arts

Summer Wine Discovery: Sauvignon Blanc

Summer is here, and it’s the perfect time to dive into Sauvignon Blanc.


Sat, 7/29/2023


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Age 21+, Class

Kitchen Arts Studio

Cooking, Kitchen Skills


This versatile wine is crisp and refreshing, equally at home poured at a fancy dinner or a backyard barbecue. We’ll blind taste Sauv Blancs from France, New Zealand, and beyond, learning about the different styles and traditions.  Pick your favorite bottle and get ready to liven up your next summer shindigs!


  • Ages 21 and up are welcome.
  • A $20 materials fee, included in the cost of the class, covers everything.
  • Wear closed-toes shoes to class.

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Instructors or Guides

Phil Toohey

Phil Toohey joined the wine industry in 1975 in the buying office at Macy’s Union Square in San Francisco. Toohey went on to take a position on the national sales team at Sebastiani Vineyards in Sonoma, Calif. Since that time, he has managed wineries and developed two of his own wine brands in Napa Valley. Toohey is a member of the Society of Wine Educators and taught wine classes and tasting for Total Wines in Silverdale. He lives on Bainbridge Island with his wife, Necie.

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