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France vs. California: Bottle Shock!

The 48th Anniversary of The Judgement of Paris

  • Starts May 16
  • 60 US dollars
  • Main Street

Available spots


Service Description

Instructor: Michelle Skotz Class: France vs. California: Bottle Shock! Date: May 16th, 2024 Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm Age: 21+ Price: $60 The May 24, 1976 Paris Tasting was a landmark event that transformed the wine industry. At this legendary contest - a blind tasting - a panel of highly respected French wine experts shocked the wine world by choosing unknown California wines over France’s finest. This evening, we will recreate the historic event with our own blind tasting of 8 top-tier wines, many from the same wineries represented in 1976. We will evaluate and score 4 Chardonnay wines (2 Burgundy and 2 Napa) and 4 Cabernet Sauvignon-based wines (2 from Bordeaux and 2 from Napa) then tally the votes and see who comes out on top! Michelle Skotz is a Certified Specialist of Wine as well as a lifelong resident of Westford. After working in the restaurant industry for 30 years, she hung up her apron and began her ‘second act’ as a wine educator. Best decision ever! Michelle is passionate about all things wine and she loves sharing that passion with her clients and students.


Upcoming Sessions


Policy & Procedures

WITHDRAWAL POLICY: Our programs are supported totally by fees; therefore, full refunds are not given for withdrawals. In the event you would like to withdraw, you will receive a refund as follows: · If a participant withdraws from a program at least seven days prior to the start date a refund of the cost less 25% processing fee will be given. · If a participant withdraws from a program less than seven days prior to the start date, no refund will be issued. · No refunds are given for trips or special events. Cancellation Policy - I/We accept the following The Roudenbush Community Center, Inc. (TRCCI) Cancellation and Transfer Policy: A voucher less $10 will be issued for cancellations 7 days prior to start of program; no other refunds will be granted; no refunds will be issued for trips or special events; there will be a $10 fee to transfer from one class to another; vouchers expire one year from date of issue; if Roudenbush cancels a class, we will call participants and issue a full voucher or refund. Release of Liability for Minor - I/We, as parents/guardians of registered minor, hereby consent to his/her participation in the TRCCI Programs and to his/her use of the TRCCI facilities and equipment. I/We further agree to release and hold harmless TRCCI and their employees, agents and assigns from any and all liability or expenses arising out of any incident involving, or any account of any injury to the above named minor in connection with such program. I/We further consent to emergency treatment by a physician in the event of injury to, or illness of our child during his/her participation in this program. I/We accept full responsibility for all costs for any such emergency treatment. Photography Permission - I/We, as parents/guardians of registered minor, hereby consent to the taking of videos and photographs of my/our child which may be used in the promotion of the TRCCI Programs.


Contact Details

  • 65 Main Street, Westford, MA 01886, USA

    + (978)496-1707

    roudenbush@roudenbush.org


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