Money, Mayhem, Murder: The Darkest Side of Wine
By popular demand, we are bringing one of our most popular series of classes from the OLLI program at UNCA to the Asheville School of Wine, complete and unedited!
Money, Mayhem & Murder covers the worst crimes in the wine industry, both historical and modern day. We will cover everything from Arson to Fraud and, of course, Murder.
This will be a series of three classes, each one will be two hours long and include wines to taste that have been paired with the stories.
Each class is $30 plus tax or $75 for all three classes.
Class 1: Money
This class will examine the financial crimes committed in the world of wine. Theft, Ponzi Schemes, arson and counterfeit wine will be covered in this class.
June 13th from 5:00-7:00
Class 2: Mayhem
The “Wine Mafia”in France, wine terrorists, a scandal that tanked an entire country's wine program, a wine bottle brawl at 30,000 feet and why you should never mess with Chateau Cheyval Blanc.
June 20th from 5:00-7:00
Class 3: Murder
Murders and poisons in the world of wine. The Borgias, Rasputin, a Sicilian who helped women murder their husbands and a modern day murder–suicide in Napa Valley.
June 27th from 5:00-7:00