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PLEASE JOIN US FOR A TASTE OF OSHER

Taste of Osher

Learn what Osher is all about at our annual Taste of Osher event! Enjoy free refreshments and raffle drawings while you preview select spring courses, meet instructors and discover the opportunities Osher has waiting for you.

*Free refreshments
*Raffle prizes and free course giveaways
*Receive 10% off course registrations*
*Free parking

Date: Friday, August 26th
Time:
 9:00 - 11:30 AM
Location:
 Cal State San Marcos - Markstein Hall, Room 125 (Click here for map)
Cost: FREE
*Excludes memberships, destination learning, single day lectures, and wine and art courses.

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WINE 101

Wine Glasses

Join wine professionals for a fun and interactive course that will enhance your overall appreciation of wine and teach you how to blind taste like pros! Geri Bennett is a certified WSET Level III Wine and Spirit Expert and Ed Ashley is an experienced wine teacher and consultant. This course will break down perceptions of wine appreciation, teach you the fundamentals, provide suggestions for food pairing, and guide you through how to blind taste both domestic and international wines (three white/three red varietals).

Light bites will be provided.

Date: Wednesday, July 27th
Time:
 3:00 - 5:00 PM
Cost: $45
Instructors: Ed Ashley & Geri Bennett
Location: Perk's Coffee House, San Marcos
803 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd. #110, San Marcos, CA 92078

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WINE 101

Wine 101

Continue to build upon the foundation of your wine appreciation and knowledge by joining wine professional enthusiasts, Geri Bennett and Ed Ashley, to learn how to swirl, smell and sip domestic and international wines (three white/three red varietals). This fun and informative course will add to your wine knowledge by discussing the effects of tannins, acidity and oak on wine. 

Light bites will be provided.

Date: Wednesday, August 24th
Time:
 3:00 - 5:00 PM
Cost: $45
Instructors: Ed Ashley & Geri Bennett
Location:
 Perk's Coffee House, San Marcos
803 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd. #110, San Marcos, CA 92078

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THOROUGHBREDS OF DEL MAR

Thoroughbreds of Del Mar

Join Alan Mindell, former horse breeder and local author of "The B Team," for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Del Mar Stables where you will witness the flurry of thoroughbreds going through their morning workouts, training and bathing in preparation for their racetrack debuts. Observe jockeys, trainers and owners as they prepare for this historic San Diego attraction.

Photo opportunities available.

Book included in course fee. Parking information will be sent via email.

Date: Saturday, July 23rd
Time:
 
7:00 - 9:00 AM
Cost: 
$35
Instructor: Alan Mindell (Click here to view website)
Location: Del Mar Racetrack

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