Natural Wine *In-Person* *NEW*

Buzz-word or serious and impactful winemaking technique? Weaving together discussions of environmental concerns and the ecological impact of conventional winemaking, this class seeks to decode the complex world of natural wine while sampling outstanding styles from leading natural wine makers. Sommelier, Marie-Louise Friedland, will guide you through tasting classic and contemporary styles of what is considered natural wine and will give students a real working understanding of this growing and significant viticultural style. Instructor: Marie-Louise Friedland



Start Date

August 12, 2022









Friday, 7-9pm. Aug. 12. The cost of tuition includes all beverage fees. This class will meet in-person at CCAE with a limited student capacity. Please note that COVID-19 vaccination is required. Please view our In-Person Class Guidelines prior to enrolling.

Instructors: Marie-Louise Friedland


Marie-Louise Friedland

Marie-Louise is a Sommelier and Graduate Student at Boston University for Gastronomy. She has extensive restaurant experience, working almost every position in a restaurant but specializing in wine and beverage service. Before the wine bug got her, Marie-Louise was a cheesemonger and it was the pairing possibilities for cheese ultimately drove her to pursue her wine education. She gained this real-world education by working in Michelin-starred restaurants, and the equivalent of, in San Francisco, Paris, Austin, Houston, and Somerville. Ultimately, she wanted to continue to supplement her working experience with an academic education by pursuing a master’s degree at Boston University within the Gastronomy department of the Metropolitan College. Her focus of study is progressing the wine industry to be a safer, more informed, and inclusive industry through education. When she is not studying, she is working behind the bar of Rebel Rebel, a natural wine bar in Somerville.